Stephanie Pan


Re-Imagining Opera

Noise, tekno, post-punk and improv meet opera.

I have missed you forever – Dutch National Opera

A procession and a dog In a theatre, various people come together for a memorial service. As is in keeping with funeral tradition, each individual has a different memory, image or idea of the person being commemorated. After all, the deceased person fulfilled many different roles and carried many unseen experiences with him. Gradually, multiple…

Algorithmic Knitting Design

Algorithmic Knitting Design is a project by Stephanie Pan integrating fashion design, knitting and algorithmic thinking into the development of a large collection of handknitting patterns for wearable attire, available to general public. With the project she is developing a growing collection of knitwear patterns that incorporate algorithmic computing and digital aesthetics into their designs.…

An Absurdist Archive of Isolation: a full body workout radioplay

A genre-blurring experience for solo audiences at home: Your movement, electronic music and contemporary storytelling create a new imagining of the place you are right now.

Arbitrary Failures – hybrid CGI video

Arbitrary Failures – a new collaborative video artwork by Madhouse Heaven, Stephanie Pan and Ensemble Klang

Beast 360° VR

A 360° virtual reality video by Madhouse Heaven for ‘Beast’ from Stephanie’s album ‘Have Robot Dog, Will Travel’

They Gather

They Gather is an ongoing international collaborative, multimodal, interdisciplinary project, creating ‘gatherings’ of people, action, movement, and sound.

Have Robot Dog, Will Travel – A song cycle for the technological age

A song cycle for the technological age. An ode to abstraction, to ambiguity, to words unsaid.

Modern Body Festival

The Modern Body platform examines the nature of our current existence through thematic events that curate experiences – physical, visceral, immersive and intimate.

We seek the modern body within the new worlds that emerge when different artforms intersect, collide, and modulate each other.

Hot Listening Booth

Working to fight off cold as well as the loneliness of solitary listening, Stelios Manousakis’ and Stephanie Pan’s Hot Listening Booth is a venue for intimate listening under high temperatures: a 3-person dry sauna heated by infrared light.

Implosion – Participatory performance for voice, public, toys and instruments

Implosion is a participatory performance originally created for Modern Body Festival 2016, in which audience members find themselves collaborators in a dynamic and chaotic composition.

Raffle Radio Game – Interactive performance for performer, public, 30 radios and instruments

Raffle Radio Game is an interactive performance piece for performer, public, 30 radio receivers, and various instruments by Stephanie Pan. The piece was commissioned by Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, and had its initial performance on 1 Feb 2014.

Center no Distractor

Center no Distractor, the latest project of the collaborative duo Stephanie Pan and Stelios Manousakis, is an explosion of movement, physicality and gritty, thumping beats, for taiko and live electronics.

Rochester – A cabaret/lounge Baroque music performance (2011)

Rochester is a cabaret/lounge Baroque music performance which sets to music the epic, obscene poetry of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, in a contemporary, experimental and absurdist mishmash of traditional Baroque music and contemporary pop music, on a backdrop of burlesque bal masque.

Implied Manifesto #1 – A wordless manifesto (2011)

Implied Manifesto #1 is a music performance by Stephanie Pan which incorporates abstracted pop songs, live improvisation and inarticulateness. Made for voice, wineglasses, Suzuki Omnichord, Nebulophone and live sampler, the performance bears semblance to a personal manifesto, but has almost no comprehensible words. Rather, it relies on the visceral presence of the performer, abstract sound,…

You Are Here: a multi-media performance in three parts for performer, 10m dress, homemade taiko and chocolate cake (2010)

A carefully constructed miniature of the world; a piece where the performer as maker as performer controls all elements of the performance itself. You Are Here: is reality as a construction of the mind. More than theatrical acts, it is states of being, where nothing ‘happens’, but everything exists. It is alternatingly intimate and warm,…

Little Drummer Girl, or, My First Taiko (2010)

This is a pet project that has been keeping me busy lately. I have long been fascinated by taikos, and after a very fortunate encounter with Uzume, a mixed-genre taiko collective/ensemble and discovering I could build my own taiko, I became set on finally learning how to play, but not before I built my own…

Our Lady of Late – for voice and wineglass

Our Lady of Late is a study on the use of the voice as a pure and primitive expressive instrument, stripped of the layers and conventions established by culture and society that mask our attempts to communicate. The performance incorporates both improvisations inspired by and excerpts from the 16-movement piece by Meredith Monk of the…


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