I need a rhythm

A group show by Bergur Thomas Anderson, Mylan Hoezen, Larisa David and Karen Huang

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We started from the notion of forming a support group leading up to the exhibition at hand by cooking soups together in Rotterdam and Amsterdam. Once in a while, we would talk about our practices. Most of the time, we would talk about at what times of the year we could survive days without alcohol, cigarettes, gluten, and sugar. We spoke about being the perfect artist if we combined our powers; The Mover, The Speaker, The Singer, and The Director… Is the perfect artist the perfect human being? Consciously being socially strategic and showing good moral behavior in public is what brings us together in the show. We also have the need to disrupt and upset those flattening patterns, so the question becomes: how to create a space to support, direct and misbehave together?
For one night only we will create a space where we may interfere and guide each other's bodily practices through our distinct characteristics and the needs that each of us brings in to the soup.

I need to practice.
I need a routine.
I need to misbehave.
I need a rhythm.

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Club Rory: The Reality

Had the pleasure to be mentored this month by Rory Pilgrim at the Hamburger Community of Art. We’re opening our first show tomorrow and invite you to come dance with us!

Centered around a collective playlist, Club Rory opens its doors and invites you to dance along the most precious, dear and beloved tunes of Rory Pilgrim and the participants of the Hamburger Community of Art. 

Club Rory: The Reality is a heady and embodied space for experimentation, navigation, complication, kinship and tenderness. Where the commons, karaoke and precious cargo collide with Poppers, plastic and guiding stars. 

Join us for the opening on March 8th to kick-off and celebrate this upcoming year full of collaboration and collective action at Roodkapje Rotterdam!

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Hamburger Community of Art

I’m happy to share that I’ve been selected as one of the 5 residents of the Hamburger Community of Art at Roodkapje Rotterdam. For a year we will work in a shared studio space and use the spaces for experiment, exhibitions and workshops!

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With the Hamburger Community of Art (HCA) Roodkapje will provide a year-long artistic development program for emerging artists. During this year, Roodkapje aims to equip the selected artists – as well as the audience – with skills to be resourceful and self-sufficient in assembling diverse voices through training, mentoring (by a.o. Rory Pilgrim and Nada van Dalen) and with support in organizing events, presentations and workshops. The HCA will produce and host cultural events, social activities and projects that will be open to all audiences. Please keep an eye on our socials for the HCA public program. More.


Really looking forward to all projects that are lining up. Will keep you updated!

Exciting news

My work will be supported by the Mondriaan Fund in 2019! I am extremely humbled and can’t wait to start this new chapter.
Next to this grande news other projects are also lining up for the next year - more on that very soon.

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Watch Method now!

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Method is available now to be watched from your VR set or other devices.
Don’t hesitate to contact me if you have questions or suggestions. A higher quality file will be uploaded in the near future when this is supported.

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Method is here

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Over the last few weeks I've been busy creating a VR film during my residency at Het Resort. On this piece I've worked together with 9 fantastic performers who executed 17 instructions based on flow of movement, stillness, repetition and connection. The film is on view from Friday 29.6 at Het Resort (and every Friday until mid July at Friday Nite) in the Machinefabriek Groningen. The film will be available for purchase very soon (with additional items).

Method is the final work in the trilogy I've started building since last year with 'island' and 'Evolver'. The closing of this chapter allows me to take time to reflect and collect new information to explore. 

Thank you and see you soon!

Residence at Het Resort

Last week Hilde Onis, Emilio Veendorp and I started our residence at Het Resort. For a month we will work on new art together and wrap it up with a show on June 29th.

We will hijack the Instagram page of Het Resort every now and then, so keep your eyes locked on that! 

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New Evolver instructions

I made a new set of instructional videos for my project Evolver. All based on flow of movement and finding connection within them. 

Challenging my inner Kate Bush in 'Waver' 〰️

You can find all videos with typed instructions on the Evolver website

Travel Evolver around the globe

After four months of experimenting, installing the performance and talking with participants, the platform for mindful movement is now ready to be hosted by others. 
You'll only need an audience, a printer and space. 

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Energy field build with  ETTO MTAL

Energy field build with ETTO MTAL

The Runner

Evolver, an open-source performance piece, researches awareness of the self through conscious movement of the body. A work in progress, Evolver grows with each iteration.

In the work, the audience member participates actively, executing actions written on provided instruction cards. Through repetition of movements and an emphasis on concentration, focus, determination, strength and mindfulness, the actions motivate the participant to find a center within.
With this open format, the work can be performed or hosted by anyone, provided they use the exact same setup.

The execution of these actions will take place within an energy field— a clear rectangular area on the floor—giving the participant a space in which to find focus.

Visit evolver.space for the latest updates on the project 

Special thanks to:
Femke de Vries , John Isaac Gonzales, Mark Berry, Rajiv Khanna and Jennifer Garcia for making this project possible.