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02/04/2015 (20:00 - )

ChampdAction/Studio - deSingel Antwerpen

Apparatus is the system of relationships that is established between two elements: the musical instrument and its player. While each element has the capacity to capture, interpret, model, control, or secure the gestures of the other element - it is the interaction and the changing of each element’s role that form Apparatus. It is the mechanics of the physical act of playing a guitar and how the body can become the extension of the instrument, its major manipulator, or simply both.

Nico Couck performs music by Simon Steen-Andersen en Tiziano Manca, and new works by Brigitta Muntendorf, Kai Johannes Polzhofer and Dan Tramte. Integrating guitars, choreography, J.S. Bach, electronics, and even YouTube. Apparatus is a multimedia event in which the physical and mechanical duality is the denominator.



Tiziano Manca
acoustic guitar

Dan Tramte
degradative interference
(2014) (premiere)
e-guitar and video

Kai Johannes Polzhofer
“Keiner kennt seinen eigenen Namen, keiner kennt sein wirkliches Antlitz” (Léon Bloy)
(2015) (premiere)
prepared guitar

Brigitta Muntendorf
Public Privacy #4: Leap in the dark
(2015) (premiere)
e-guitar and video

Simon Steen-Andersen
Beloved Brother
acoustic guitar


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