Line-up

Below you can find all acts/artists who are performing/exhibiting during Murf/Murw festival. You can filter on discipline, and on the day of performance or screening (while Murf/Murw festival takes place on 1 and 2 October, there are movie screenings from 28 September until 4 October).

And don’t forget to check the pre-party; 30th of September at Stoom013!

Stalker

A stalker leads a writer and scientist into "the zone," specifically to an area where deep-seated desires are fulfilled and where things like intellect and reason no longer apply.

Tickets
  • Film
Cinecitta
Wild At Heart

Young lovers Sailor and Lula flee from the various lunatics Lula's mother has hired to kill Sailor.

Tickets
  • Film
Cinecitta
Deleted Men

Deleted Men is a noise-trio from Eindhoven, Aalst-Waalre en Kerkhoven. Armed with punkrock instruments and electronic devices, they will serve their music to anyone who’s mind is open to progress.

  • Pre party
  • Free
  • Music
Stoom 013
Oume

Under the name Oume, musician and audiovisual artist Bram van Zuijlen (RMFTM, lost/ctrl & The Gooch) creates collages of electronic sounds.

  • Pre party
  • Free
  • Music
Stoom 013
Ellinor Hagman

All the way from Stockholm, Hagman invites you to play an interactive game in a world where puppets are the protagonists, existing in a universe where loneliness, technology and colors have turned into a supernatural space.

  • Game
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Ne Mosquito Pas

Where 'Failure' becomes fuel for creation. To put it in the words of Queer icon Quentin Crisp: “If at first you don't succeed, failure may be your style”.

  • Performance
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
SOFTCORE - A Hardcore Encounter

In SOFTCORE Lisa Vereertbrugghen presents a performance that questions the “hard” and the “core” in the subgenre Gabber.

  • Performance
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
DREKKA

Drekka sculpts his ritualistic and cinematic ambient industrial soundscapes using self-made field recordings of everything from insects in the mountains outside Kathmandu to a washing machine in Reykjavik.

  • Music
Kunstpodium-T
Thais Di Marco

What she does? Kicking the Art Market in it’s arse with her striking performances. We proudly present two pieces during the festival: ‘Jessica Untalented Show’ and her newest performance ‘The Wake’.

  • Performance
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Spa For Spirits

Visit the wellness center of Spa for Spirits, which will be built in the basement. Where otherworldly creatures help you recharge your body.

  • Performance
Theater De Nieuwe Vorst
Esra Westerburgen

Freshly graduated from art school Esra Westerburgen is ready to show us her performance “Vloed”. Also: Visit the homemade beach she built especially for the experience: “To be or not to be a Shell?”.

  • Performance & workshop
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
KEKALA - Evangelos Biskas & Yiannis Logothetis

KEKALA in Greek means not taking serious things seriously, and taking non serious things seriously, and everything in between.

  • Performance
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Killing Time - Eleni Ploumi

Confronting construct and time might be bloody hurtful. A fleshy body becomes one with a wooden construct. Vulnerable, strong, humorous and serious all in one.

  • Performance
Little Devil & Paradox
Burning Urge - Tanja Ritterbex

This shopaholic will give you a glimpse in her perfect pink world, in which she herself is not welcome. And where the smell of white orchids won't leave you alone...

  • Performance
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Onze Bas

Our Bas investigates what it can mean when he takes on the role of a mediator who is located within the spiritual, material and also the artificial cycles of the earth and beyond.

  • Art
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Clara Aldén

The color red is researched as a symbol or translator of different forms of frustration within a parent-child situation. This Swedish artist displays an audiovisual installation that speaks to all senses.

  • Art
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Robert Schuit

He writes when he is tired of drawing and draws when he is tired of writing. His motto is: 'Everything fails, only how it does, is a surprise'.

  • Storytelling
Paradox, Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Karolina Bergman Engman

Rootless is an animated short based on photographs, reflecting upon memory processing of a lost home.

  • Film
Paradox, Little Devil
WithWit & Michiel Cox

An intimate installation that renders visible memories of a fall.

  • Art
Kunstpodium T
Alireza Abassy

His work can be viewed as modern-day fables whose main characters are anthropomorphised animals, plants, body parts, inanimate objects and forces of nature.

  • Storytelling
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
DJ Borg

DJ BORG is the DJ alter ego of Peter Mastbooms aka BORG. BORG entered the music scene as a DJ somewhere in 1985, spinning his favorite darkish electro and wave tunes at a local bar in his hometown.

  • Music
  • DJ Set
Little Devil
Schtevig

Ever experienced heavy music that won’t only make your head bang, but also shake your hips? Joep Schmitz aka Schtevig (RMFTM) will lead you the way until the break of dawn!

  • Music
Little Devil
Youff

Youff is a band of 5 with members from 30,000 Monkies, Maze, Crowd Of Chairs, Joeri Chipsvingers and Mesher. FFO: Arab On Radar, Glenn Branca, Feedback and Dafalgan.

  • Music
Little Devil
STAKATTAK

FAMILY TRASHPOP TRIO STRIPPED DOWN SET UP RAW PERFORMANCE AGGRESIVE AND ABRASIVE GROOVES EXISTENTIAL LYRICS NO EXIT

  • Music
Little Devil
Rraouhhh !

This is a Dance Music duo with analog synths, old electro-acoustic keyboards. Psychedelic beats and delays, heavy sounds, cranky guitars feelings, with some groovy basslines performed live.

  • Music
Little Devil
Ontaard

Ontaard is a leftist post-metal band from Utrecht. With black metal guitarsounds and noisy vocals, we discuss themes of feeling alienated from a capitalist society.

  • Music
Little Devil
Nachtzwaluw / Pestvogel

Nachtzwaluw / Pestvogel is a project by one of the founders of Nozem, a Ghent-based cassette tape label for upcoming alternative producers in the field of industrial, techno and ambient. Have you ever experienced dark soundscapes and ambient noise in a posh theatre bar?

  • Music
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Mr Marcaille

The unique vision of this vanguard instrumentalist, too good to be thrash, will be infused in a multitude of ensembles touring the European underground scene.

  • Music
Little Devil
Lyckle de Jong

Lyckle de Jong has been called a music traveler. Exploring ways to articulate his interests have led to bands, collaborations and solo work, resulting in recordings, live performances, art projects and teaching.

  • Music
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
KURWS

Post punk, krautrock, rock in opposition, funk, no wave - ways of playing, motives, riffs, which we heard more than once here, are dissected from their original environments and used in a new way.

  • Music
Paradox
Khanjar Trio + 1

Khanjar Trio is a multinational improv ensemble based in the Netherlands. Expect a fusion of Scratchy free-punk/post-jazz/pro-kraak musique for dancing or banging your head against, abstract minimalism on the edge between constructive collaboration and collective implosion.

  • Music
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Guido Möbius

Little seems to be organised, reflected or calculated. Rather it booms and pulses and chugs and swells.

  • Music
Paradox
Geo

Geo embraces the moving life with dance punk from the caverns of the Earth. Their self-titled EP is a cocktail of no wave, post-punk and weird funk, so addictive that Bandcamp decided to label it an essential release.

  • Music
Little Devil
De Kraters

One Man Synthband dedicated to the golden age of analog electro. On a set of classic machines, they interweave explosive synthpunk with elemental Italo. Voices have been transformed into vocoder - megaphone - robots.

  • Music
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Able Noise

Alex and George’s experimental baritone guitar and drum duo, based between The Hague, the Netherlands and Athens, Greece. Through the use of voices, tapes and alternative methods of playing their instruments, they create a minimal and visual musical performance.

  • Music
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Ada Rave

Ada Rave is an Argentinian saxophonist, improviser and composer. Ada’s instrumental approach is based on research into a wide variety of techniques, conventional and unorthodox, which allow her to create a highly personal narrative in real time composition.

  • Music
Kunstpodium T
Roméo Poirier

Bass tones swell and retreat, colliding with smothered jazz notes and hazily layered, foaming textual abstraction, yet the pacing and rhythm remains loose and organic.

  • Music
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Chypko Flowers

Chypko Flowers is the powerful groupal incarnation of the solo project of the Peruvian musician and singer-songwriter "Flor Alarcon'. Based in Rotterdam, Chypko and her collective of talented musicians bring a jammy and flaming spice to the songs. With a Folk Art Rock eclectic outfit, prepare to be stormy and serene!

  • Music
Paradox
Levi Pols

Without holding a pencil, Levi Pols creates a drawn descent into Limbo using Artificial Intelligence.

  • Film
Paradox, Little Devil
DJ Check Bestanden

Through his charisma, DJ Check Bestanden turns the darkest industrial into a heavenly symphony.

  • Music
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Broken Toaster Records

Over the weekend, Broken Toaster Records will create several site-specific improv performances and performative settings taking the concept of ‘the band’ as a starting point.

  • Music
  • Performance
  • Art
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Buurtbeheer

With their back-to-basics grooves, they bring music with an activist message: about war veterans, the housing corporation, and life in a deprived area.

  • Music
Theater de Nieuwe Vorst
Buffalo '66

After being released from prison, Billy sets out to find the right way to handle his freedom.

Tickets
  • Film
Cinecitta
Damnation

Cloaked in fog, submerged in earth and drenched in rain, Karrer plods his way through life.

Tickets
  • Film
Cinecitta
Sun Dog

Fedor is a young locksmith in Murmansk, a frozen city in the obscurity of the Russian Arctic. Client after client, he roams through the alleys of concrete animated by a fantasy that isolates him from the city and its population.

  • Shortfilm
Cinecitta
El Arca

Be swept away by this magical world of papier-mâché, where the Bible and psychoanalysis are blended into a vibrant whole.

  • Shortfilm
Cinecitta
Easter Eggs

The escaped parrot from the nearby Chinese restaurant makes the two future hipster friends Jason and Kevin realize that there is an opportunity to catch and sell them.

  • Shortfilm
Cinecitta
Novaciéries

Jumpstyle: generally seen as a marginal dance style from the 1990s is given a reinterpretation.

  • Shortfilm
Cinecitta
Not Even Nothing Can Be Free Of Ghosts

This audiovisual composition is a sharp assault on the human perception system.

  • Shortfilm
Cinecitta