Deus Digitalis at Orpheus
2009, Orpheus Institute, Gent, Belgium
Performance curated by Jean Delouvroy & Hans Verhaegen
Installation in collaboration with Jean DelouvroyLocation: Orpheus Institute, Ghent Belgium try out on 12 10 2009.
‘Deus Digitalis´ is an audio visual installation by visual artist Hans Verhaegen and composer Jean Delouvroy. On occasion of the official opening of this year´s exhibition, this creation will be integrated in the characteristic context of the Orpheus Institute´s concert hall. The basic elements consist of computer-steered animation of the recognizable distinctive human pattern by Hans Verhaegen and the inventive composed sound layers by Jean Delouvroy. It´s the first time both artists combine forces.
The animation used for this installation is a version of ‘Gotiek‘.
Jean Delouvroy (°1967, Belgium) studied at the Royal Music Conservatory in Ghent (harmony, counterpoint, analysis, project contemporary music, jazz arranging & composition, electric guitar). In 1988 he won the national jazz composing and arranging contest (Belgian Artistic Promotion Sabam). Afterwards he worked as arranger for the Belgian Radio Television Big Band, where his interest in contemporary music was also stimulated. Furthermore he makes use of electronics. He creates soundscapes by recycling his own acoustic material, mainly in cooperation with other art disciplines. He lives and works in Brussels. (www.jeandelouvroy.com)