Dutch Art, Interactive, Film, and Music at
> Once again, a myriad of Dutch artists, creatives, and companies will participate in the art, music, film, and interactive programs of South by Southwest (SXSW) between March 10-19. Using art, design, technology and music, the Netherlands will be showcasing its leading position in the world of innovation and creative industries. Dutch creatives and entrepreneurs in the fields of art, AR/VR, gaming, music, film, design, and transmedia storytelling will take the stage in Austin, Texas, where SXSW presents the ideal platform for the Dutch to celebrate their centuries of start-up culture. Spectacular installations combining art and technology, by Nick Verstand and Circus Family, will be featured during the Art at SXSW program, while musicians from bands like Drive Like Maria, St. Tropez and MICH will perform at multiple stages in downtown Austin. Amsterdam Dance Event will host three nights with Dutch DJs representing Dekmantel, Appelsap and Red Light Radio, and a selection of 4 short films, made by Dutch filmmakers, will be part of the SXSW Film Shorts competition, whilst the documentary The European has been added to the program at the EU House. The Interactive segment of the festival has a strong showing of Dutch speakers, panelists and experts in the fields of VR/AR by Next Nature and Daniel Ernst, VR Gaming concepts will be showcased with Square the Circle, a BioHacker meet-up, and Pauline van Dongen will discuss trends in wearables.
In conjunction with the Interactive track, a new initiative called New Dutch Wave canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be missed on the Interactive Expo floor and at clubs Barbarella and Swan Dive, where a Dutch takeover will be featuring digital and start-up industry as well as highlights from different artistic disciplines. The Dutch island of Aruba is representing the Caribbean start-up scene with a panel featuring ATECH, which focuses on the creation of a local startup tech sector and promoting Aruba and the Caribbean as a global tech hub.
For more information on Dutch visionaries and disruptors of industry featured at SXSW, visit:
Circus Family Dutch Art @ SXSW SPECIAL PROGRAMS Friday, March 10 - Thursday, March 16, 10:00AM - 7:00PM
Saturday, March 11 - Wednesday, March 15, 10:00AM - 7:00PM
Friday, March 17, 10:00AM - 7:00PM > Circus Family - TRIPH Installation is an immersive light experience in which the audience directs the intensity, audio and colors by simply approaching and or moving around in between the shapes and the installation. When visitors approach the installation it will slowly come to life as color gradients fill the shapes, the mirrored surfaces start reflecting those colors and a soundscape fills the area. This project will invite visitors to become part of it.
Thursday, March 16, 10:00AM - 6:00PM > Nick Verstand - SXSW presents an installation by Nikki Hock, Pandelis Diamantides and Dutch artist Nick Verstand. POV (Point of View) is an audiovisual installation that lets you tangibly experience the flexibility of your perception. Two eight-meter diameter octagonal shaped light sculptures and an eight speaker ambisonic surround system animate light and sound around you and create a truly immersive sensory experience.
JW Marriott 3rd Floor Prefunction 110 E 2nd St www.circusfamily.com
Hilton Austin Downtown Room 412 500 E 4th Street www.vimeo.com/nickverstand
Supported by DutchCultureUSA and the Creative Industries Fund NL
Dutch Interactive / Film @ SXSW FRIDAY Friday, March 10, 9:30PM - 11:07PM
Friday, March 10, 5:00PM - 6:00PM
> Satan Said Dance - â&#x20AC;&#x153;Satan Said Danceâ&#x20AC;? is an Instagram film in times of the selfie. A kaleidoscope of moments from Karolina - a scandalous writer obsessed with parties, drugs, sexuality and complex relationships, on her way to self-destruction.
> Tristan Every - In the Caribbean lie an enormous amount of opportunities for tech and innovation. The panel discussion will discuss the potentials of startup tech ecosystems.
Alamo Ritz Alamo Ritz 2 320 E 6th St www.facebook.com/satansaiddance
Satan Said Dance
Austin Convention Center Room ABC 531 E 4th St www.twitter.com/3trstn
SATURDAY Saturday, March 11, 11:15AM - 12:50PM > Joris Debeij - The film “Perfectly Normal” tells the story of Jordan Kamnitzer, a middle-aged man with Asperger Syndrome. Jordan proves he is not a disabled person, but merely a person with a disability. Zach Theatre 1510 Toomey Rd www.jorisdebeij.com
Saturday, March 11, 3:30PM - 4:30PM > Jasper Hokken / IDFA - A mentor session on how films are finding success abroad today. How do you make your film viable abroad, find the right distributor and capitalize on International markets? Stephen F Austin Ballroom A 701 Congress Avenue www.twitter.com/japser1989
Saturday, March 11, 4:00PM - 5:37PM > Satan Said Dance - “Satan Said Dance” is an Instagram film in times of the selfie. A kaleidoscope of moments from Karolina - a scandalous writer obsessed with parties, drugs, sexuality and complex relationships, on her way to self-destruction. Alamo Lamar Alamo Lamar C 1120 S Lamar Blvd www.facebook.com/satansaiddance
Saturday, March 11, 4:15PM - 5:34PM > Christian van Duuren - In “Gamechanger” a grandfather attempts to pull his two grandsons out their collective boredom with a twisted fairy tale, right out of Trump’s America. Based on a true story, “American Paradise” is a story of desperation and disguise. Zach Theatre 1510 Toomey Rd www.christianvanduuren.nl
Gamechanger SUNDAY Sunday, March 12, 12:30PM - 1:30PM > Pauline van Dongen - Participant in “Beyond the Interface: Designing Wearables We Love” panel session. JW Mariott Salon FG 110 E 2nd St www.paulinevandongen.nl
Sunday, March 12, 3:30PM - 4:30PM > Steven Lammertink - In an age of consumerled fashion, channeling shoppers to share user-generated content creates unparalleled inclusivity for your brand. The panel discusses the challenges for the retailer. Hangar Lounge 318 Colorado St www.twitter.com/slammertink
Sunday, March 12, 5:00PM - 5:30PM Sunday, March 12, 2:00PM - 3:00PM > Harmke Heezen - A presentation that takes the audience through a set of case studies in a discussion about interactive documentary as a way to gender irrelevance. Austin Convention Center Room 5 ABC 531 E 4th St www.harmkeheezen.com
> Guido Ekker - “PANICROOM 13”: a short visual reality film. Alamo Lamar Alamo Lamar B 1120 S Lamar Blvd www.guido-ekker.com
The European MONDAY
Monday, March 13, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Monday, March 13, 2:00PM - 3:19PM
> Johan Oomen - Participates in “Preserving Interactive Media” panel discussion.
> Christian van Duuren - In “Gamechanger” a grandfather attempts to pull his two grandsons out their collective boredom with a twisted fairy tale, right out of Trump’s America. Based on a true story, “American Paradise” is a story of desperation and disguise.
Austin Convention Center Room 6 AB 531 E 4th St www.twitter.com/johanoomen
Monday, March 13, 5:00PM - 6:00PM The Long Center Rollins Theatre 701 W Riverside Dr www.christianvanduuren.nl
> Mark van der Heijden - What’s the best antidote for an increasingly divisive world? Dutch globetrotter Mark van der Heijden believes that working abroad is the answer.
Monday, March 13, 2:00PM - 4:00PM
JW Marriott Room 201-202 110 E 2nd St www.thebackpackerintern.com
> Dirk Jan Roeleven - In “The European” Dirk Jan Roeleven follows Frans Timmermans for nearly two years, from his appointment as VicePresident of the European Commission to the Brexit referendum. The film moves at the swift pace of Timmermans’s life, balancing family with the demands of being an EU official. Palm Door 508 E 6th St www.twitter.com/dirkjanroeleven
Monday, March 13, 7:00PM - 8:35PM > Joris Debeij - The film “Perfectly Normal” tells the story of Jordan Kamnitzer, a middle-aged man with Asperger Syndrome. Jordan proves he is not a disabled person, but merely a person with a disability. The Long Center for the Performing Arts Rollins Theatre 701 W Riverside Dr http://www.jorisdebeij.com/work/perfectlynormal
TUESDAY Tuesday, March 14 - Thursday, March 16, 11:00AM - 6:00PM
Tuesday, March 14 - Thursday, March 16, 11:00AM - 6:00PM
> Harm van de Ven, Juul Spee & Sara Kolster - “SQUARE THE CIRCLE (Work-In-Progress)” is an interactive experience, which explores the possibilities of interacting with Touch controllers in room scale.
> Kaleidoscope VR - “SYNESTHESIA (Work-InProgress)” is an early prototype and is part of the Kaleidoscope Development Showcase. Featuring original music from major artists like Little Dragon, Roomful of Teeth, and Amon Tobin, “SYNESTHESIA” is an interactive experience comprised of six movements each inspired by a different stage of life. From birth to death, “SYNESTHESIA” takes the view on an abstract journey that pushes the boundaries of virtual reality.
JW Marriott Salon 5 110 E 2nd St www.kaleidovr.com
Tuesday, March 14 - Thursday, March 16, 11:00AM - 6:00PM > Koert van Mensvoort - “Next Nature Habitat VR” helps us make sense of our world. Van Mensvoort has built an immersive experience where you will travel through different environments we might live in someday. JW Marriott Salon 5 110 E 2nd St www.mensvoort.com www.nextnature.net
JW Marriott Salon 5 110 E 2nd St www.kaleidovr.com
Tuesday, March 14 - Thursday, March 16, 11:00AM - 6:00PM > Daniel Ernst - “DEAR PIGEON MAN (WORK-InProgress)” explores the pigeon post office. JW Marriott Salon 5 110 E 2nd St www.theshoeboxdiorama.com
Tuesday, March 14, 12:30PM - 1:30PM > Wieke Betten - Collaborative Biohacking panel session where you can connect with biohackers from around the world. JW Marriott Room 210 110 E 2nd St www.twitter.com/ouique
BioHacker Meet Up
WEDNESDAY Wednesday, March 15, 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wednesday, March 15, 10:00PM - 11:37PM
> Marcella Smeele - Interactive mentor session about the music industry.
> Satan Said Dance - “Satan Said Dance” is an Instagram film in times of the selfie. A kaleidoscope of moments from Karolina - a scandalous writer obsessed with parties, drugs, sexuality and complex relationships, on her way to self-destruction.
Austin Convention Center Room AB 531 E 4th St www.synergyformusic.com
Wednesday, March 15, 5:00PM - 6:00PM > Roey Tsemah - Participant in “The Future of Music Artwork is Gamified” panel session. The panel will discuss how smart devices and VR enable a new format - the interactive. Austin Convention Center Room 8C 531 E 4th St www.twitter.com/thetouit
Square the Circle
Alamo Lamar Alamo Lamar C 1120 S Lamar Blvd www.facebook.com/satansaiddance
How the Crazy Dutch Are Innovating Music Discovery THURSDAY Thursday, March 16, 11:00AM - 12:00PM > Klasien van de Zandschulp - Participant in “Augmenting Reality: When AR Meets Documentary” panel session. A panel discussion on Augmented Reality and a comparison with Virtual Reality. JW Marriott Salon 3-4 Room 210 110 E 2nd St www.klasien.com
Thursday, March 16, 8:30PM - 9:49PM > Christian van Duuren - In “Gamechanger” a grandfather attempts to pull his two grandsons out their collective boredom with a twisted fairy tale, right out of Trump’s America. Based on a true story, “American Paradise” is a story of desperation and disguise. The Paramount Stateside Theatre 719 Congress Ave www.christianvanduuren.nl
SATURDAY Thursday, March 16, 1:30PM - 3:05PM > Joris Debeij - The film “Perfectly Normal” tells the story of Jordan Kamnitzer, a middle-aged man with Asperger Syndrome. Jordan proves he is not a disabled person, but merely a person with a disability.
Saturday, March 18, 12:30PM - 1:30PM
The Paramount Stateside Theatre 719 Congress Ave http://www.jorisdebeij.com
Austin Convention Center Room 11AB 531 E 4th St www.twitter.com/wiekes www.twitter.com/mmink www.twitter.com/marlies_tmmrmns
> Johan Gijsen, Mark Minkman & Marlies Timmermans - Three leading figures from the Dutch music scene share their experiences with innovating music discovery.
Dutch Music @ SXSW TUESDAY Tuesday, March 14, 11:00PM - 11:40PM > Klyne - Dutch pop duo formed by singer Nick Klein and producer Ferdous Dehzad. Sounds like electronic pop. Swan Dive 615 Red River St www.facebook.com/ThisIsKlyne
Tuesday, March 14, 12:00AM - 12:40AM
> MICH - a band from Amsterdam. Music written by Piet Parra, lyrics by Baby Bosma en produced by Rimer London. Sounds like The Jesus and Mary Chain, Lush and Lower Dens. Swan Dive 615 Red River St www.facebook.com/michamsterdam
WEDNESDAY Wednesday, March 15, 1:00AM - 1:50AM > Oliver Heldens - At the mere age of 17, Oliver Heldens was signed to Spinnin’ Records, the most renowned label in dance music. Sounds like the bridge between EDM and the underground.
Kingdom 103 E 5th St www.facebook.com/OliverHeldens
Wednesday, March 15, 9:00PM - 10:00PM > Dante Klein - With his initial release on Spinnin Records in 2015 “Ertesuppe”, the young DJ/ Producer phenom from Amsterdam, Dante Klein burst onto the scene. Kingdom 103 E 5th St www.facebook.com/dantekleinmusic
Wednesday, March 15, 8:00PM - 2:00AM > ADE presents Appelsap - Line-up: Jameszoo (NL), Mairo Nawaz (NL), Thomson & Ismael (Live, NL), Vic CrezÃ©e (NL), AJ Tracey (GB), Amy Becker (GB). Plush 617 Red River St www.amsterdam-dance-event.nl/ www.appelsap.net
Wednesday, March 15, 12:30PM - 6:30PM > Dutch Impact Party @ New Dutch Wave Line-up: Grandpa Death Experience (NL). Klyne (NL), Michael Prins (NL), MICH (NL), St. Tropez (NL), Drive Like Maria (NL). Swan Dive
615 Red River St www.dutch-impact.nl/
THURSDAY Thursday, March 16, 8:00PM - 8:30PM > Grandpa Death Experience - Sounds like songs that get under your skin. Saxon Pub 1320 S Lamar Blvd www.grandpadeathexperience.strikingly.com
Thursday, March 16, 8:35PM - 9:15PM > Drive Like Maria - The formation consists of three core members, Bjorn Awouters, Nitzan Hoffmann & Bram van den Berg joined live by bass player Maarten van Damme and keyboardplayer/singer Tamara van Esch. The band transcends itself on their new triptych ‘Creator Preserver Destroyer’ (Caroline/Universal) which once again features a fine collection of quirky songs and guaranteed guitar violence.
Drive Like Maria
Sidewinder Inside 715 Red River St www.drivelikemaria.bandcamp.com
Thursday, March 16, 8:00PM - 2:00AM > ADE presents: Dekmantel & Red Light Radio Line-up: Max Abysmal (AU), Casper Tielrooij (NL), Hayden Edward (US). Plush 617 Red River St www.amsterdam-dance-event.nl/ www.redlightradio.net
FRIDAY Friday, March 17, 12:15AM - 12:55AM > San Holo - San Holo is the future beats to trap connoisseur that has been dubbed the fastest growing talent in electronic music. His single ‘We Rise’ came out on NestHQ (OWSLA) garnering Skrillex and Diplo’s support and amassing millions of plays on SoundCloud and Spotify. Monster Energy Outbreak House 213 W 5th St www.sanholo.com
Woody Friday, March 17, 12:00AM - 1:50AM
Friday March 17, 8:00PM - 2:00AM
> Casper Tielrooij - Sounds like deep house, techno, disco and dub fusion.
> ADE presents: Dekmantel & Red Light Radio Son Fjord (US), Orpheu The Wizard (NL), Woody (NL).
Plush 617 Red River St www.dekmantel.com/
Friday, March 17, 1:00AM - 1:30AM > DJ Waxfiend - This DJ from Amsterdam quickly became one of Europe’s most sought after DJ’s. Combining music from genres like Hip Hop, R&B, Dancehall, Trap, House, Classics and more he created a unique sound. Cedar Street Courtyard 208 W 4th St www.facebook.com/djwaxfiend/
Plush 617 Red River St www.amsterdam-dance-event.nl/ www.redlightradio.net
Friday, March 17, 9:30PM - 10:10PM > Droeloe - Dutch-duo DROELOE have taken the ‘future bass’ scene by storm. What began with a SoundCloud account soon developed a reputation for creating impeccable percussionheavy future bass infused with the catchiest melodies. Monster Energy Outbreak House 213 W 5th St www.facebook.com/droeloemusic
SATURDAY Saturday, March 18, 1:15AM - 1:50AM
Saturday, March 18, 8:00PM - 8:35PM
> Klyne - Dutch pop duo formed by singer Nick Klein and producer Ferdous Dehzad. Sounds like electronic pop.
> St. Tropez - Four guys making yachtpunk in a former gay sauna by the canals of Amsterdam.
Sidewinder Inside 715 Red River St www.facebook.com/ThisIsKlyne
The Sidewinder Outside 715 Red River St www.facebook.com/iwannaliveinst.tropez
Saturday, March 18, 11:00PM -1:00AM Saturday, March 18, 10:00PM - 10:40PM > Michael Prins - Classic songwriting is what drives Michael Prins to write his music. Stephen Fâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bar 701 Congress Ave www.facebook.com/michael.prins85
> Casper Tielrooij b2b Orpheu The Wizard Kingdom 103 E 5th St www.dekmantel.com www.soundcloud.com/orpheuthewizard
NEW DUTCH WAVE During SXSW Interactive (March 12-15, 2017) “The Dutch” will demonstrate why they are a leading example in the digital and start-up industry and are ranked in the world’s creative top 10. The new movement New Dutch Wave pours into well-known clubs Barbarella and Swan Dive near 6th Street, where Americans will get a flash introduction into the developments of Dutch Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Tech, Design, Music and Art. The day program will include a series of Deep Dives; keynote talks by thought leaders from across these worlds, as well as panels, workshops, and fun demos. On Sunday, March 12th, both the New Dutch Wave booth at the SXSW Trade show and the New Dutch Wave house will be officially opened by HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, Special Envoy of StartupDelta, which serves to connect and help grow the startup ecosystem of the Netherlands.
New Dutch Wave House Swandive 615 Red River St
New Dutch Wave Stand Austin Convention Center 500 E Cesar Chavez St
The New Dutch Wave house will host the world premiere of the Sensory Reality Pod of Sensiks and the pre-launch of rising star Galit Ariel’s new book on AR and its possibilities. There will be sessions on “The Intelligent Future of Artificial Intelligence” with expert Danijel Bonacic (Dept), while Beeld en Geluid, the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision, will look at the use of intelligent algorithms to predict (music) hits. Jouke Vuurmans (MediaMonks New York), Japie Stoppelenburg (Dept), Arne Koefoed (WINK), and Justin Bolognino (META.IS) will discuss experience design and creativity. In addition, the house will be home to short talk show interviews with Dutch SXSW participants including Kim Dingler from Talpa. ThingsCon Amsterdam will organize a salon round IoT and the new interfaces curated by Iskander Smit from Info.nl. Workshops will also cover relevant issues like “Tech for Good” headed by What Design Can Do, which will explore how tech innovations can address sustainability issues.
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