for Visual Music Artists, Writers, and Venues
Live cinema, music, audiovisual performance, screenings, installations, artist talks, dance performances, lectures and more. Plazaplus is an international art festival that focusses on emerging and established artists, musicians and filmmakers. Presenting new collaborations, special projects and performances of all kinds, Plazaplus is an event that you will have to experience live!
Haushka's unique "Ghost Piano show", is a commisioned project by Plazaplus in collaboration with Jeff Desom. This years Artist in Focus is Sophie Clements, who will show her mesmerising awarded piece 'Evensong', and will also perform with her band. Quayala presents STRATA 2, a cinematic and surreal installation work. Natures is an audiovisual performance by Quayola with Mira Calix and Oliver Coates. Recoil performs an interactive dance piece with motion-detection technology and stunning organic movements. Other curiosities such as Francien van Everdingen, Ilan Katin, Raquel Meyers& Goto80 and Culture TV are not to be missed either. Hans Beekmans will be sharing his thoughts about the history of Live Cinema, and a special screening-programme. The best of Optofonica's live cinema is to be experienced every day in a one hour screening. Last but not least, there will be live music in the cafe every night, and the Sjansmachine will be able to let you make new friends for life, if you're up for some serious fun!
This event is curated by Gieske Bienert & Wiepko Oosterhuis (plaza futura) & guest-curator Olga Mink.