Centre for Research in Opera and Music Theatre (CROMT)

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Mr Daniel Ploeger

Post:Research Student (Centre for Research in Opera and Music Theatre)
Email:daniel.ploeger@brunel.ac.uk
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Biography

BMus (Royal Conservatoire of The Hague), Postgrad Cert. (Orchestra Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic) and an unfinished philosophy degree (VU University Amsterdam).

Associate of the Higher Education Academy (AHEA) (professional recognition as higher education teacher)

http://www.danielploeger.org

 

Role

Associate Tutor (AHEA)

DPhil candidate

 

Activities

Conference papers

'Digital Parts / Modular Doubles: 'human' body parts and their doubles in digital performance', annual conference of the Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA), University of Glamorgan, Cardiff, September 2010

'Aural Flesh: sonified biosignals as sensual sound technology', Digital Resources for the Humanities and the Arts (DRHA) 2010, Brunel University, West London, September 2010

'Sonic Intimacy: exploring posthuman personal space in biosignal performance', (re)Performing the Posthuman - a conference on performance arts and posthumanism, University of Sussex, May 2010

'Sonic Prosthetics and Spatial Sounds', annual conference of the Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA), University of Plymouth, September 2009

'Sonic Prosthetics, Mediation and Performance', Theatre Noise conference, Central School of Speech and Drama, London, April 2009

'Awareness in Motion: heightened awareness through simulated movement in a multimedia environment', International Media Laboratory, St. Petersburg, August 2008

'Using Moving Sound Sources as Compositional Material in Multimedia Performance', Annual Graduate Exchange Conference, University of Oxford, June 2008

'Objects and Sound: on the use of sounding objects in multimedia art', Engaging Objects Conference, Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam, March 2008

 

Invited Talk

'Myths of Difference: technological change and posthuman realities', Columbia College Chicago, December 2010

 

Exhibitions / Performances (selection)

2010

-Arcade Gallery, Columbia College Chicago, 'Feedback' performance installation

-KijkRuimte, Amsterdam, ‘BUS’ performance installation

-Watermans Art Centre, London, ‘SUIT (performance #4: jumping)’, installation as part of exhibition ‘Unleashed Devices’

-Direct Action Performance Days, Berlin, ‘Out/In’, performance installation

2009

-KijkRuimte, Amsterdam, ‘Bus Body’. Artistic research residency on sonification of biometric signals in public art, September 2009

-Marke.6 / New Museum Weimar, ‘PENDENT’. Multimedia installation as part of exhibition “Hört, Hört – Seht, Seht!”, August-October 2009

-Museum of Contemporary Art Basel, ‘Bereit sein ist alles’.  Performance installation together with Samuel Stoll.

2008

-Edition Block, Berlin.‘, DURE: Sculpture Musicale (after Marcel Duchamp and John Cage)’. Loudspeaker installation.

-Para/Site art space, Hong Kong, ‘Play, Play!’. Performance with loudspeaker and other commodities.

-Etazhi Gallery, St. Petersburg, ‘DRILL (2007)’. Video / sound installation as part of group exhibition, and solo performance at Body Navigation Festival.

 

Grants and Scholarships

Dutch Fund for the Performing Arts (2004, 2007, 2010)

European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), action Sonic Interaction Design (SID) (2008, 2009)

Prince Bernhard Culture Fund, Netherlands (2004)

Orchestra Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic (2004)

Nuffic Scholarship for Talented Students (2003)

 

Organisation of Academic Events

(re)Performing the Posthuman - a conference on performance arts and posthumanism, University of Sussex, May 21-22 2010

http://reperformingtheposthuman.yolasite.com