Divergent Convergence #2

Fri 28 April

Presented by: Divergent Convergence

Step right into the world of sound with Divergent Convergence, a captivating series of intermittent eclectic expositions and interventions that will take you on an immersive journey.

For their second edition, they have partnered with the Institute of Sonology of the Royal Conservatory in The Hague and curated a lineup of auditory marvels. Divergent Convergence #2 promises to showcase an inspiring array of sonological wonders, including immersive audio/visual experiences, captivating DIY instrumental media performances, and turbocharged DJ+VJ sets that will leave you in awe.

  • Ida Hiršenfelder
  • Ji-youn Kang
  • Rafaele Andrade
  • Sjoerd Juxta
Practical information

The Grey Space opens at 17.00
Divergent Convergence starts at 21.00

Regular online: €11
Student online: €8

Ida Hiršenfelder

Sound artist and archivist Ida Hiršenfelder makes immersive bleepy psychogeographical soundscapes with analogue electronics, DIY and modular synths, field recordings and computer manipulations. With interests in bioacoustics, experimental music, and sound spatialisation, she was a member of the Theremidi Orchestra from 2011-2017, and now participates in the Jata C group for bioacoustics and sound ecologies. 

Ji-youn Kang

Ji-youn Kang, a South Korean composer and performer based in The Hague, creates pieces for traditional and non-traditional instruments. She is interested in exploring the relationship between musical and physical spaces, using various multichannel systems such as Acousmonium and wave field synthesis. As a solo performer, she blends acoustic instruments with analog and digital sound using DIY analog synthesizers and live laptop processing. Ji-youn teaches at the Institute of Sonology in The Hague and is a researcher at IEM, Kunstuniversität Graz.

Rafaele Andrade

Composer and performer Rafaele Andrade is an innovative talent in the field of experimental music. She created her own string-based instrument, Knurl, and has performed across Latin America & Europe in venues such as Theater Carré (NE), Chigiana Festival (IT), Morphine records (DE) & Gaudeamus (NE). Her artistic practice centers around crafting momentum in music composition and identity through her own instrument creation. Her projects and artwork promote social transformation and environmental awareness.

Sjoerd Juxta

Sjoerd Juxta has a unique and recognizable style, which he achieves by thoughtfully blending different styles of music together in a controlled manner. While he tends to gravitate towards darker and faster music, he infuses each piece with his own personal touch. This signature sound is further enhanced by his stunning visuals, which add a new dimension to his performances.