LP debut of the Dutch vocalist Janneke van der Putten. Her voice emerges from deeper grounds, shaping the acoustic aura of architectural and natural spaces, exploring the limits of vocal techniques through site-specific performances. Becoming siren, becoming storm, a rose of resonance for a new world.
Janneke van der Putten (born 1985 in Amsterdam) is a visual artist, performer and vocalist based in Rotterdam. Her voice is her main tool, guiding her through physical and sonic explorations in different landscapes. In her site-specific performances she uses extreme vocal techniques and architectural features to relate with the here and now. Janneke van der Putten is autodidact in various extended vocal techniques and studied North-Indian Dhrupad singing with Amelia Cuni
and Marianne Svašek (Berlin & Rotterdam, 2009–2014). She completed her MMus in Artistic Research, Royal Academy of Art & Royal Conservatoire (The Hague, 2013) and her BDes in TXT (Textile), Gerrit Rietveld Academy (Amsterdam, 2009). Solo exhibitions include: "All Begins with A", TENT, Rotterdam, 2015; "Directed to the Sun", Quartier am Hafen, Cologne, 2017; "Quitsa", CINNNAMON, Rotterdam, 2017; and duo-show "[to]", Kunstraum 34, Stuttgart, 2020.
Janneke van der Putten has collaborated with Sajjra Xhrs Galarreta (Christian Galarreta), Siavash Akhlaghi, Werner Durand
, Yvan Etienne
, Philemon Mukarno, Rory Pilgrim
, Marcus Schmickler
, and Budhaditya Chattopadhyay