The Orpheus Institute is hosting a series of events in the upcoming months.

Music NFT’s: blockchain for artistic research

online seminar from 24 May to 25 May 2022

The Orpheus’s Institute’s research group Metamusic X will map the field of NFT’s in relation to artistic research, exploring the potential of blockchain for music creation, and launching the basis for a blockchain network at the service of artistic research

Invited guest speakers are: Catherine Mulligan, Centre for Cryptocurrency Research, Imperial College, London / Claudio J. Tessone, Chairman of the Blockchain Center, University of Zurich / Marcus O’Dair, Associate Dean of Knowledge Exchange (Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon College of Arts), University of the Arts London / Nicole D’Avis, Director of Berklee’s Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship, Berklee College of Music, Boston.

Learn more and register on the website page.

Performing by the Book? Artist-Researchers’ Negotiations Between Text and Act

From 7 June to 8 June 2022

In which ways are artists’ performative acts and attitudes shaped and reshaped by textual sources? Inaugurating the Ton Koopman collection of books and scores at the Orpheus Instituut, this colloquium invites artist-researchers to critically re-evaluate the relationship between their performance practice with texts of various kinds.

Learn more and register on the website page.

HYPEX Summer Academy

From 11 July to 15 July 2022. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The HIPEX Summer Academy explores the development of historically informed performances of music by Mauricio Kagel (dr. Luk Vaes), Helmut Lachenmann (dr. Seth Josel) and early electronic pieces from the 1950s and 60s (dr. Juan Parra Cancino).

A week of coaching and seminars from the hybrid perspective of artistic research. Three courses are offered:

  • For musicians, actors/actresses, or dancers
  • For guitar duos
  • For live electronic performers and sound designers

Learn more and apply for the HYPEX Summer Academy.