Transformations - William Engelen, Artist in Residence

This year’s eleventh edition of the (inter)national outdoor exhibition Beelden op de Berg (Sculptures on the Mountain) will be held not only in Belmonte Arboretum in Wageningen, but also on Wageningen Campus. Under the poetic title of ‘Summer Snow’, 10 artists, all drawing inspiration from the theme ‘eternal rejuvenation’, will present their new work in Belmonte Arboretum from 17 June to 23 September. With this theme, Beelden op de Berg fits in with the celebration of 100 Years Wageningen University & Research.

Organised by Impulse, Studium Generale

Tue 15 May 2018 15:00 to 19:00

Venue Impulse, gebouwnummer 115
Price description Free of charge

In the run-up to the exhibition in Belmonte Arboretum, the public will have the opportunity to view the work of three of the participating artists on Wageningen Campus: William Engelen, Anne Geene and Lizan Freijsen.

William Engelen and Anne Geene, both Artist in Residence, are extending their atelier to the campus. In this scientific environment of scientists and students, they develop and elaborate their plans for the exhibition. William Engelen embedded in the meteorology group of Bert Holtslag and Bert Heusinkveld and Anne Geene in the nature conservation group of David Kleijn. Their research will be presented and placed in a wider context in two afternoon meetings organised by Studium Generale and Impulse in collaboration with Stichting Beelden op de Berg.

15:00-15:45h William Engelen 'Meteophon' William Engelen will present his own work and compositions in which he intentionally uses unpredictable parameters. He will talk about Meteophon, a real-time audio installation in which the weather conducts the soundscape. A second version of Meteophon will be presented during Beelden op de Berg
15:45-16:00h Break
16:00-16:45h Bert Heusinkveld, Meteorology and Air Quality Bert Heusinkveld will reflect upon the way in which meteorological data in science is transformed into forecasts and maps
16:45-17:00h Break
17:00-17:30/45h William Engelen Compositions
17:45-18:00h Break
18:00-18:45h The Sound of Chocolate Playful multisensory experience with whine and chocolate (max 20 p)
The Sound of Chocolate invites people to slow down and to get immersed by their senses. With their multisensory journeys they want to bring awareness to the importance that sound has in our daily lives, especially while we are enjoying food or drinks, and how all of our senses influence each other. What you hear, see and touch will influence your taste.
18:45-19:00h The Sound of Chocolate Lecture
19:00h Drinks