Thank you Richard Serra

Artist appreciation post: I tried to express what I felt when experiencing this sculpture piece “Open Ended” (2007-2008) by Richard Serra (RIP), exhibited at Museum Voorlinden in Wassenaar. Filmed in 2020, during the pandemic times, this was a rare moment to visit an exhibition. The music I composed in March 28th 2024. When I heard … [Read more…]

Soundpiece & art installation Midnight Masquerade

What is Midnight Masquerade? A festival, a club night, a masked ball? All of the above! (photo above by Lisanne Lentink) “Hope is a muscle that allows us to connect” – title inspired by Björk’s lyrics (Atopos) Eleni Palogou and Tamara van der Laarse create an interactive installation exploring hope through photography, scenography, sound, music, … [Read more…]

Music composition/direction for Individuals & Rijksmuseum

For this collaboration I have been taking care of the music direction, the walk-in part, additional voices designed with the use of AI, showmusic and finale music. I produced an original (electronic) music soundtrack for the fashion performance, designing a futuristic piece with rhytmical computer-esque beatpatterns, choreographed by movement director Renzo Popolizio during the live … [Read more…]

Music for artfilm “Mahura”

Here two sound snippets of the soundtrack I composed, mysterious, strange music / sound for this short artfilm,’MAHURA’ (directed by Surim Kim) Screened at the exhibition show of Gerrit Rietveld Academy, VAV-Moving Image Department. (5-7 July 2023) Still by Surim Kim. (Main inspiration for creating the composition for the eerie sound piece was inspired by … [Read more…]

Music direction for Fashion Show – Gerrit Rietveld Academie

Music direction & student coaching (individual studio meetings) for the annual Fashion Show, of the fashion department of Gerrit Rietveld Academie. The Rietveld Academie Fashion Show is the annual presentation of the Fashion Department of the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. This year the Rietveld Academie Fashion Show presents the graduation projects of JAKOB HODEL, … [Read more…]

Music design for Individuals (AMFI)

I designed a cutom made ten minute soundpiece, for the “flashmob”-catwalk presentation with Individuals & New Optimist, on location at ISOAMSTERDAM.(21-6-2023) See my instagram for a short impression:

Release “Acid Obsession” – Intellitronic Bubble

A 10-inch & digital release of the track “Acid Obsession” produced with Dirk Wiertz, ft my vocals! This release “Oh Super” is out via Intellitronic Bubble! (Icelandic Record label founded by Lee Norris and Árni Grétar releasing limited runs of lathe cut vinyl and also compact discs CD’s – both glass mastered and CDR’s.)

Video for “Acid Obsession”

“Acid obsession”, Video directed by me (Tamara van der Laarse), nocturnal footage filmed in Amsterdam and mainly in Berlin. Music produced by Dirk Wiertz, vocals by me Track was played on Dave Clarke’s Whitenoise radio show (14 April 2023), what an honor! (from 07.32)

Sounds for Future Fusion – Individuals (AMFI)

How can the fundamental act of ownership redefine the fashion industry? iNDiViDUALS Generation 31 presents FUTURE FUSION as an answer. A hybrid runway showcasing both physical and virtual garments, complemented by an industry-relevant talk demonstrating the potential for digital metamorphosis in fashion. Music produced and designed by Sounds Like Tamara / Tamara van der Laarse