Murf/Murw

Murf/Murw Festival 2023

29 September - 1 October

Music - Fine Art - Film - Performance

interdisciplinary festival for experimental art

Line-up Murf/Murw festival 2023

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Music
The surprising effect between the guitar, the mandolin and the wide range of Paqui's voice.
Day: Friday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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A Dialogue on Anything Whatever 1.
Daan Keij & Inigo Wilkins
Performance
A dialogue between two philosophers: Daan Keij, with a passion for punk, and Inigo Wilkins, a researcher of noise. These two genres challenge coherence, consistency, and predictability. Can their philosophies embrace chaos?
Day: Saturday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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A Short Story
Bi Gan
Film
15’ | China | 2023 Dreamy fairytale about a cat in a long black coat.
Day: Saturday
Location: Cinecitta
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Able Noise
Music
Experimental baritone guitar and drum duo create a minimalistic and visually captivating musical performance.
Day: Sunday
Location: BSO Monopole
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Als uw gat maar lacht (If yes, okay)
Dick Verdult
Film
The Spijkerbergs are an absurdly rich family, but they are also richly absurd.
Day: Thursday
Location: Cinecitta
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Anika Hochstenbach
Art
A collage of a family portrait, while sleeping, printed on textile.
Day: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Location: BSO Monopole
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Anouk Bax
Art
We scan the other to investigate what is happening behind the curtain. Sometimes the various emotions ripple so lightly beneath the surface that the core seems fluid, while at other times, the other is like a house with the shutters closed.
Day: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Location: BSO Monopole
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Atol Atol Atol
Music
This debut album is filled with angular, exciting, and rhythmically organized sounds.
Day: Saturday
Location: Hall of Fame
ZONDERWERK
Babel
Zonderwerk
Art
A sonic exploration of a concrete jungle in eternal motion.
Day: Saturday, Sunday
Location: Kunstpodium T
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Backflip
Nikita Diakur
Film
13’ | Germany | 2023 A very comical examination of how long it takes before your digital copy has learned a backflip using AI.
Day: Saturday
Location: Cinecitta
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Bioluminus
Music
Triumphant improvisation trio captivates with groundbreaking sound.
Day: Sunday
Location: Paradox
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Black Cloud (Disappearance of Humanity)
Toine Klaassen
Performance
To be the darkside of human behaviour in our destructionprocess of the biosphere
Day: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Blinded by Centuries
Parinda Mai
Film
13’ | Thailand | 2023 This colorful film is a vivid print of the confusing times in which we live.
Day: Sunday
Location: Cinecitta
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Casa De Bonecas
George Rocha
Film
16’ | Brasil | 2023 A wacky transformation of sensual bodies.
Day: Saturday
Location: Cinecitta
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Check Bestanden
Music
Through his charisma, DJ Check Bestanden turns the darkest industrial into a heavenly symphony.
Day: Friday
Location: Little Devil
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Cowboy Builder
Music
An experimental 4-piece DIY band with two drum kits made from junk and found percussion instruments.
Day: Saturday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Cycles
Luka Schuurman & David Knap
Art, Performance, Music
In ‘Cycles’, Schuurman and Knap explore the rhythms in the bike and the sounds of the city of Tilburg.
Day: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Location: BSO Monopole
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Das Ding
Music
A revised lineup and an adapted setup that reflected technological changes.
Day: Sunday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Death is in the air
Rosie Sommers & Eugène Blove
Performance
Eugène Blove and Rosie Sommers host The Cult of Death or The Death of Cult, burning your self-help books, resurrect the dark habits that crawl underneath the surface of our well-being.
Day: Friday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Designer Violence
Music
A sweaty nightclub where the sun doesn't rise.
Day: Sunday
Location: Hall of Fame
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Desinteresse
Music
Still sounds and voices are not primary - though the message is.
Day: Sunday
Location: Paradox
Devon Rexi
Devon Rexi
Music
Their future includes new recordings and live performances featuring turntablism and visual effects.
Day: Saturday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Dick El Demasiado
Dick Verdult
Performance, Music
Godfather of the experimental cumbias.
Day: Saturday
Location: Little Devil
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DUOT & Andy Moor
Music
Raw experimental jazz that challenges the listeners.
Day: Saturday
Location: Paradox
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Fani Konstantinidou
Music
Sonic imprints of cultural and cross-cultural identities.
Day: Sunday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Fluidical
Sophia van der Putten
Performance
A VIBRATING SLIME INSTALLATION PERFORMANCE
Day: Sunday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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FUNK
Christian Guerematchi
Performance
FUNK is the vibrancy of black culture, fueled by music, boogaloo, and soul train. In this euphoria, the authentic and physical expression of the performer emerges.
Day: Saturday
Location: Hall of Fame
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Glumlord/Angles Morts
Music
Which is arguably the most undynamic form of sound imaginable.
Day: Friday
Location: BSO Monopole
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Graaf Drankula
Jordi Ariza Gallego
Performance, Music
The Count fills the dance floor with intense queer love beats, carefree yet manic, taken on a homo-eclectic journey across genres and eras.
Day: Saturday
Location: Hall of Fame
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HETZE
Music
Exciting live performances with fast Belgian punk/violence, embracing the motto "Dance and destroy!"
Day: Friday
Location: Little Devil
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Fang Mij
Art
In Fang Mij's paintings, oil paint, textiles, and language come together as a colorful collaborative entity.
Day: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Location: BSO Monopole
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Indra Wouters
Art
Installations that respond to complexities surrounding information and knowledge. More specifically, the focus is on zooming in on the infrastructures of industrial processes to understand the scientific and technological principles on which our modern vision is based.
Day: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Location: BSO Monopole
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Joeri Chipsvingers
Performance, Music
Triangle tortilla blocked in your mouth? Bolognese deniers at your door? Crimes against the Universal Crispy Rights of Chips spotted? Call Joeri! Sing Joeri! He might be ready.
Day: Sunday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Kaszel
Music
A severe lung infection marked the beginning of the band's history.
Day: Saturday
Location: Little Devil
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KrikKrak
Music
Please don't be surprised if your children become wiser from listening to KrikKrak.
Day: Friday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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La Grande Arche
Camille Authouart
Film
12’ | France | 2023 From all sides, the concrete blocks are rising, in a completely by capitalism driven environment. What's the function of art in such public space?
Day: Sunday
Location: Cinecitta
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Liiek
Music
Liiek, a Berlin-based band, delivers a captivating blend of bass-driven groovy post-punk at the murf/murw festival
Day: Friday
Location: Little Devil
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Mirusi Mergina
Music
A deep fascination for the mysterious and obscure aspects of the human experience.
Day: Friday
Location: BSO Monopole
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Młyn
Music
A unique blend of jazz, psychedelia, and electronic sounds at murf/murw.
Day: Saturday
Location: Paradox
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Moon Blink
Rainer Kohlberger
Film
10’ | Austria | 2015 After last year's enthusiastic reception, another flashy highlight from Rainer Kohlberger. With his algorithmically generated worlds, he explores the audiovisual human capacity, where within this film he emphasizes focusing the eyes.
Day: Saturday
Location: Cinecitta
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Helena Araujo
Performance
It is a yummy and wet paradise where drama-queens, cry-babies and too muchness are celebrated!
Day: Friday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Laura A Dima
Art, Performance
MyFACE project combines performance art and activism in public space with research on the relationships between identity, AI, and the weaponisation of biometric data.
Day: Friday, Saturday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Neptune Frost
Anisia Uzeyman, Saul Williams
Film
110’ | Rwanda | 2021 A neon-soaked Afro-futuristic sci-fi musical.
Day: Tuesday
Location: Cinecitta
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Nils Quak
Music
Moves amidst abrasive sound textures and distant echoes of worn-out new age synth tapes.
Day: Saturday
Location: Kunstpodium T
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Onewayness
Music
A variety of hardware and software tools to create atmospheric and textural music.
Day: Sunday
Location: Kunstpodium T
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Pairi Daeza
Music
Embark on an extraordinary and adventurous journey through the 4th dimension Safari.
Day: Saturday
Location: To be determined
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Leo Cernic
Film
7’ | Slovenia | 2022 Yes little naked man who hates beans, u go girl!
Day: Sunday
Location: Cinecitta
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Petit Pierrot
Romy Moons
Performance
Modern harlequinade juggles words and limbs.
Day: Sunday
Location: Paradox
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Pink Noise
Music
Tanz im Viereck!
Day: Friday
Location: Hall of Fame
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Femke Dekkers
Art
Failure is nonexistent. To keep trying, one eventually will create image. In Kunstpodium T, Femke Dekkers brings a pile of test- and unused material from her atelier to construct a new installation.
Day: Saturday, Sunday
Location: Kunstpodium T
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Salutingrome
Music
An abrasive, evocative mix of noise rock, post-punk, and blues.
Day: Friday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Ślina
Music
A transcendent journey within a coherent substance.
Day: Saturday
Location: Paradox
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Square The Circle
Hanna Hovitie
Film
17’ | Finland | 2023 A little round film about how to be a circle in a world of squares.
Day: Sunday
Location: Cinecitta
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Trevoga
Performance
A worship of the heavily industrialized lifestyle and yet a revolt against it.
Day: Saturday
Location: Hall of Fame
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Super Short Videos
Art, Film
This year, we are proud to present a selection of super short videos.
Day: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst, Little Devil, Hall of Fame
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The B-side
Rodrigo Batista
Performance
A theater performance about the kinky post-colonial fetish.
Day: Sunday
Location: Hall of Fame
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The bed-inter-views
Ksenia Perek
Performance
The anthropology of the bed, a performance that keeps you wide awake.
Day: Saturday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Rodrigo Batista
Performance
A poverty pornography performance about the ascension of Fascism in Brazil.
Day: Saturday
Location: Hall of Fame
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The Glamorous Boys of Tang
Su-Hui yu
Film
15’ | Taiwan | 2018 A dissonant mindfuck accompanied by an orgy, bombastic set design and death.
Day: Sunday
Location: Cinecitta
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The Man Without A Past
Aki Kaurismäki
Film
97’ | Finland | 2002 A modest dance of chaos and redemption, about a man who loses everything that defines him.
Day: Wednesday
Location: Cinecitta
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Throwing Bricks
Music
The feverish lyrics, brutal growls, and intensely high screams all contribute to a feeling of despair.
Day: Sunday
Location: Hall of Fame
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Total Age
Music
Bombastic MicroKorg sounds are combined with a New Order-esque new romantic flair.
Day: Friday
Location: Little Devil
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Ezra Veldhuis & Bosse Provoost
Performance
A 'cybernetic ecology' in which it is not always clear whether the entanglements between people, materials and devices are symbiotic or conflictual.
Day: Saturday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Two Pieces and a Tiny Dot
Danielle Alhassid
Art, Film
Two mesmerizing stop-motion works capturing fragments of New York, inspired by the verses of Jacob Glatstein and Celia Dropkin, inviting you to immerse in the tapestry of emotions and experiences within the city.
Day: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Location: BSO Monopole
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UBU IMPERATOR
Music
he universe of UBU IMPERATOR extends beyond sound and manifests itself in illustrations, animations, and texts.
Day: Saturday
Location: Little Devil
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Underworlds, A Gateway Experience
Boogaerdt/Van der Schoot
Performance
Which future visions arise from a game with 22 oracle playing cards?
Day: Friday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
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Wobby Wonderland
Art
Wobby Wonderland is a DIY publishing & printed matter fair, where independent publishers, artists and collectives sell their publications, zines, art prints and other printed matter.
Day: Saturday
Location: Hall of Fame
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Wong Ping
Film
13’ | Hong Kong | 2018 A Buddhist elephant, a chicken addicted to social-media, and the root of a tree with far-reaching fear of insects. What connects these events?
Day: Saturday
Location: Cinecitta
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YZ
Music
Sacred music and ancient vocal styles with electronic music.
Day: Saturday
Location: Hall of Fame
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Zdrój
Music
Noise-punk improvisations with a mischievous and free-spirited attitude.
Day: Saturday
Location: BSO Monopole
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Zea
Music
Zea started as a five-member band in the 1990s but later evolved into a dynamic solo project.
Day: Sunday
Location: Theater de Nieuwe Vorst