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.

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current projects:
gj prins solo
synchronator
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: www.verticalcinema.org


 

 

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
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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
see: PRESSTEXT