Janneke van der Putten
Janneke van der Putten presented her site-specific installations, voice-based performances, sound pieces, participatory events and workshops at among others: ‘Ciclo Aloardi’, EFT, Lima (2015); ‘Asimtria Festival’, Parque Alegre, Arequipa, PE (2015); ‘Urban Modes of Listening’, Tuned City, Qo2, Brussels (2013); 'Three Artists Walk Into A Bar...', de Appel, Amsterdam (2012) and 'NMElindo Radio', São Paulo Art Biennial, São Paulo, BR (2012). Upcoming is a solo exhibition of her work in TENT, Rotterdam (summer 2015). Between November 2014 and February 2015 van der Putten took part of the residency programs of Collective Aloardi and Cultural Association Tupac, based in Lima, Peru. In the winter of 2013-2014 van der Putten was artist in residence at the Castle, Centre International d'Art et du Paysage at the Île de Vassivière in France, where she continued her work and daily practice 'All Begins With A: inspired by the SUNRISE'. Janneke's researches have been supported by the Mondriaan Fund. Recently her collaboration with composer / musician Christian Galarreta was presented at among others 'Inner Space', Extrapool, Nijmegen, NL (2014), Tsonami Festival, Valparaiso, CHI (2014) and Ausland, Berlin, DE (2015). Previously van der Putten worked with different people, from a hunter to a sonic marine engineer, as well as with choirs and colleagues, a.o. with Gabriëlle Barros Martins and Rory Pilgrim. In 2013 Janneke did the vocals of Siavash Akhlaghi's electroacoustic work for Wave Field Synthesis, which premiered at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague, NL. Van der Putten holds a Master of Music from the Master Artistic Research at the Royal Conservatory & Royal Art Academy, The Hague (2013) and a Bachelor degree with Honors from the Textile department at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam (2009). In 2008 she studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and in the past years she has been learning from the Indian classical Dhrupad singing with Marianne Svasek and Amelia Cuni. Janneke van der Putten is born in Amsterdam and currently lives in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.