gert-jan prins
sound artist

gert-jan prins focuses on the sonic and musical qualities of electronic noise and percussion and investigates its relationship with the visual.
while he started his career as a drummer, his works include performances, sound-installations, compositions, electronic circuits and
collaborations with other composers, musicians and visual artists. he lives and works in amsterdam, nl.

upcoming shows
cds & records,
contact: here

current projects:
gj prins solo
black smoking mirror
tetra gamma circulaire, sesd

released end of september 2015: the Mole-Rat, an emf audio device, see: here



14 july - 14 august 2015 , gj prins: square wave cavity, soundinstallation, at galerie hodynka, moscow, russia, for: black squared, groupexhibition

july 4, 2015, set up for a black smoking mirror performance by prins & van boven, at the globale @ zentrum fuer kunst und medientechnologie, karlsruhe, germany

june 27, 2015, set up for a show with peter van bergen, bálász pandi and gert-jan prins, at festival bruisme, poitiers, france



march 8 - may 15 @ zone2source, het glazen huis, amsterdam, nl, exposition: black squared, gert-jan prins: cavity



february 26, 2015 @ stedelijk museum, amsterdam, nl, opening sonic acts: bas van koolwijk: visuals, and gert-jan prins: drums


february 6, 2015 @ de player, rotterdam, nl, launching the tetra gamma circulaire for art rotterdam



january 31, 2015, installing and controlling the black smoking mirror screen @ transmediale festival, berlin, hkw auditorium, black smoking mirror, by prins & van boven


stripe: pneumatic shape: cocky eek, dance: kenzo kusuda, soun: gert-jan prins, june 8, 2014, mediamatic, amsterdam, nl



walzkörpersperre, a 35mm movie by prins & van boven will be shown in the vertical cinema project,
on january 24, 2014 at iffr, rotterdam, and stedelijk museum, amsterdam, nl, more info here:



december 2013, NEW: the Synchronator ColorControl, more info at: SynchronatorCC



november 2013: a new Cavity cd release by 20.SV, Alan Dubin and Osman Arabi; see here: 20.SV




september 2013: new piece by Synchronator, to be premiered in the fall, more details soon:




flussi festival, avellino, italy, gjp & sec_toxy, 29 august 2013



vertical cinema, filmset of walzkoerpersperre in the dunes of ijmuiden, nl, 4 nights in june 2013,
premiere: october 12, 2013 @ festival kontraste, krems austria
electronic set-up, martijn van boven, white laser on bunker,



may 25, 2013, sesd event in basel, switserland, sculptural electronic sounds discs, live cutting, 20 years of werkraum warteck,
basel bar, live product, sesd classic box 10 copies worldwide + big player product, peter fengler, live product, gijs gieskes, dennis de bel




gert-jan prins, live at the yukunkun club, beiroet, lebanon, april 2013, photo: tanya traboulsi



the synchronator orchestra featuring:
gert-jan prins, bas van koolwijk, billy roisz, justin bennett, tina frank, jéròme noetinger, sonic acts, paradiso, amsterdam, february 22, 2013



cavity: the shielded version, a new installation-work-in-progress by gert-jan prins, rf signal blocking tent
presentation @ hear it!, stedelijk museum, amsterdam, nl, april 28, 2011

cavity: the shielded version, (2010, work in progress), 3 x 3 x 2,20 meters, installation,
metallized textile, aluminium tubes, static.




Onomatopee 39: Cavity: the Capacitive Version By Gert-Jan Prins, Publication + 10 inch Vinyl OMP39