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Hermesensemble / Ed Spanjaard : BIOSPHERE

  • Date(s) and time(s): 27 October 2021 (8pm)
  • Price: from 10 to 27€
  • Place: Antwerpen, deSingel

Bill Viola, Deserts, 1994, 27’15”
© The Artist and Collection Video-Forum of Neuer Berliner Kunstverein

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George Antheil : Ballet Mécanique / film by Fernand Léger and Man Ray
Edgard Varèse : Déserts / film by Bill Viola

Centre Henri Pousseur, electronics
Ed Spanjaard, conductor

The adventurous conductor Ed Spanjaard, connoisseur and champion of the contemporary repertoire, unites the soloists of the HERMESensemble with emerging talent from the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp. In the background are powerful images from visual artists including Fernand Léger, Man Ray and Bill Viola. Expect a unique audio-visual spectacle about how the avant-garde of a hundred years ago predicted the ecological themes of the 21st century.

Co-production: Het Laatste Bedrijf
In collaboration with: Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen (AP Hogeschool), Centre Henri Pousseur, ARTICULATE research festival
With the support of: Gallop Tax Shelter

This concert is organized as part of the ARTICULATE festival – dedicated to artistic research – of the Royal Conservatory and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Antwerp.

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