Stephanie Pan

Projects

Re-Imagining Opera

Re-Imagining Opera

Noise, tekno, post-punk and improv meet opera.Read more → ...

I have missed you forever – Dutch National 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 ...

Algorithmic Knitting Design

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 ...

Follow by Igor C. Silva

Follow by Igor C. Silva

One-woman opera by Igor C Silva, with libretto by Aaron Landsman, exploring the shifty language of truth. Performed by Stephanie Pan and Ensemble Klang.Read more → ...

An Absurdist Archive of Isolation: a full body workout radioplay

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.Read more → ...

Models for Environmental Literacy

Models for Environmental Literacy

Three experimental films by Tivon Rice speculating how Artificial Intelligences could have alternative perceptions of an environment. Sound composed by Stephanie Pan and Stelios Manousakis.Read more → ...

Arbitrary Failures – hybrid CGI video

Arbitrary Failures – hybrid CGI video

Arbitrary Failures - a new collaborative video artwork by Madhouse Heaven, Stephanie Pan and Ensemble KlangRead more → ...

Release: Akasha – Rosa Ensemble

Release: Akasha – Rosa Ensemble

Studio recording of Rosa Ensemble’s large scale theater performance from 2016. Texts from Olivier Sacks, Dermot Healy, T.S. Eliot and Walt Whitman on music by Daniel Cross. In chorus and ...

Sensing Sound exhibition @ Musical Utopias #2

Sensing Sound exhibition @ Musical Utopias #2

Sensing Sound is a sound art exhibition exploring augmented sound perception. It features participatory and interactive works by Alina Ozerova, Stelios Manousakis, and Yolanda Uriz Elizalde. Curated by Stephanie Pan ...

They Gather: Entertaining a small place

They Gather: Entertaining a small place

By some form of accident Bridget was Miss Junior Showgirl at the Kyabram Show circa 1985. This is where this begins. A work about parading, grief, survival and beauty. ​A ...

Beast 360° VR

Beast 360° VR

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

They Gather: Corpus Alimentation

They Gather: Corpus Alimentation

An immersive multisensory performance that is part documentary, part science fiction, part ritual: How to survive a falling lift, a mother’s story of her newborn’s urgency to feed, how to ...

They Gather

They Gather

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

They Gather: Everyday Freedoms

They Gather: Everyday Freedoms

A durational work that looks at our need for freedom, and where, when and how this exists and is expressed. Engaging deliberate & incidental audiences in public spaces, ‘Everyday Freedoms’ ...

They Gather: Lost in Feeling

They Gather: Lost in Feeling

A mass public participation work for audience, community and artists exploring our need to connect to others, to be seen and to be heard, ‘Lost In Feeling’ re-imagines being in ...

De Boekeling

De Boekeling

Puppet theater show by TG Knars for children aged 2-5 Er was eens een boek Ik wil er steeds weer inkijken, mijn favoriete boek. Het liefst zou ik het nooit ...

Have Robot Dog, Will Travel – live with Ensemble Klang

Have Robot Dog, Will Travel – live with Ensemble Klang

A song cycle for the technological age. An ode to abstraction, to ambiguity, to words unsaid. Have Robot Dog, Will Travel is a genre-bending mash up of sound, combining explosive ...

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

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

HAVE ROBOT DOG, WILL TRAVEL A song cycle for the technological age. An ode to abstraction, to ambiguity, to words unsaid.Read more → ...

Modern Body Festival 2018: ALIEN BODIES

Modern Body Festival 2018: ALIEN BODIES

Modern Body Festival examines the nature of our current existence through thematic editions that curate experiences – physical, visceral, immersive and intimate. We seek the modern body within the new ...

Modern Body Festival

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 ...

Vocalist

Vocalist

Akasha – Rosa Ensemble (2016) Imagine a sea, an endless sea with ships crossing it. Each wake, every wave stirred up by a ship tells us something about the past, ...

Voice acting

Voice acting

How do you read – Sharon Houkema (2020) Video work by Sharon Houkema (8’29”) “How do you read” poetically evokes the spirit of the former NATO bunker 5VEP in Arnhem, ...

Modern Body Laboratory #2: Intelligent Artifacts & Breathing Spaces

Modern Body Laboratory #2: Intelligent Artifacts & Breathing Spaces

Intelligent Artifacts & Breathing Spaces is the second Modern Body Laboratory edition. In this series we explore emerging themes and ideas in preparation for our next biennial festival edition, and ...

Release: Effata – Rosa Ensemble

Release: Effata – Rosa Ensemble

Music by Daniel Cross, Florian de Backere, Jeroen Kimman, Stephanie Pan, Floris van Bergeijk and moreRead more → ...

Modern Body Laboratory #1:  Alan Turing – Artificial Intelligence and Immortality

Modern Body Laboratory #1: Alan Turing – Artificial Intelligence and Immortality

Modern Body Festival invited Stichting ARTEk to present an evening symposium on Alan Turing. Turing is considered the father of computer science and a pioneer in Artificial Intelligence and encryption. ...

Sightless Seeing #2: Tessels Oogh – Sarah van Lamsweerde

Sightless Seeing #2: Tessels Oogh – Sarah van Lamsweerde

During the performance ‘Tessels Oogh’, by Sarah van Lamsweerde, the audience is sensorily transported back to 1566, the year in which the Oude Kerk fell victim to the iconoclastic fury. ...

Hot Listening Booth

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: ...

Modern Body Festival 2016: I/WE/THEY

Modern Body Festival 2016: I/WE/THEY

What exactly is the ‘modern body’? We are inclined to think of our bodies as limited to what is contained within our own skin, but technology, philosophy, spirituality, religion, and ...

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

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.Read more → ...

Space Media Festival Taipei

Space Media Festival Taipei

Space Media Festival is an initiative by Modern Body Festival and DEZACT architectural platform. The festival took place in 2016 in Taiwan, Taipei and consisted of multiple small- to large-scale activities focusing on avant-garde experimentations ...

Positive Disintegration Meditation – Sharon Houkema

Positive Disintegration Meditation – Sharon Houkema

Site specific Installation by Sharon Houkema Hut covered with earth and grass, solar panel, wind turbine, leds, audio, plexiglass, 2016. This artwork was commissioned by Into Nature Art Expedition and ...

Orlacs Hände – Robert Wiene

Orlacs Hände – Robert Wiene

Orlacs Hände, silent film by Robert Wiene (1924) Live music and soundscapes by Stephanie Pan (toy instruments, baby synths and objects) and Joris Weimar (prepared piano, clavichord and cello) for the Sounds ...

Im•Media #1: Despoiled Shore – Thanos Polymeneas-Liontiris

Audience-interactive performance based on Heiner Müller’s Despoiled Shore. A work of Thanos Polymeneas-Liontiris, performed by Stephanie Pan @ Blast Theory (Brighton, UK), 25th November 2015Read more → ...

Staging a Revolution – Belarus Free Theatre

Staging a Revolution – Belarus Free Theatre

Belarus Free Theatre presents a two-week Festival of performances and discussions in London featuring some of our most acclaimed original productions, reinvigorated classics and the world premiere of our brand ...

STEIN – Pow Ensemble

Singer/Keyboards/Improviser. A new opera by Luc Houtkamp, text from Gertrud Stein’s Tender Buttons. A mix of songs and live improvisation for singer, keys, saxophone, tuba, tap dancer and live electronics. Compositions: ...

Never The Foxes

Never The Foxes

Never The Foxes is a project by Bridget Fiske in collaboration with performer/ creators Stephanie Pan, Richard Causer, Navala Chaudhari and Joseph Lau, exploring new thematic, conceptual and choreographic ideas. ...

Modern Body Festival 2014: Art as research through experience

Modern Body Festival 2014: Art as research through experience

What exactly is the ‘modern body’? We are inclined to think of our bodies as limited to what is contained within our own skin, but technology, philosophy, spirituality, religion, and ...

Red Forest – Belarus Free Theatre

Aisha is on the run. Forced to flee her village and give birth to her baby girl in the Sahara, she crosses the globe in search of shelter. But to ...

Soselo in Siberia – Rosa Ensemble & 33 and 1/3 Collective

Soselo in Siberia – Rosa Ensemble & 33 and 1/3 Collective

Performer/Singer/Composer. New interdisciplinary opera in collaboration with 33 1/3 Collective and Eefje de Visser, about borders, love and Stalin. Storyline Soselo in Siberia is a fairytale. A fairytale with an ...

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

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 ...

Release: Nothing aiming is a splinter – Center no Distractor

Release: Nothing aiming is a splinter – Center no Distractor

Center no Distractor’s first EP, Nothing aiming is a splinter, was recorded live, partially in front of a live audience, in December 2012. The EP was released in 2013 by inklino ...

Center no Distractor

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.Read ...

Release: Shortbreads & Outcakes – Rosa Ensemble

Release: Shortbreads & Outcakes – Rosa Ensemble

Special 15-year anniversary CD release from Rosa Ensemble on Rumble Dish Records   http://rosaensemble.bandcamp.com/album/shortbread-outcakes-2013Read more → ...

Select the Right Location – Anna Moreno

Select the Right Location – Anna Moreno

Movie by Anna Moreno (33′) Select the Right Location is a theatre piece. In the plot, a city is flooding and five artists seek shelter on the contemporary art museum’s ...

Release: Distrails – Selva de Mar

Release: Distrails – Selva de Mar

Selva de Mar is a Barcelona based duo, consisting of Israeli cellist Sasha Agranov and Argentine hang/percussionist Pablo Wayne. They describe their music as ‘aquatic’: a tapestry of timeless, almost ...

Mixtape – for voice, autoharp, taiko, Nebulophone, Bleep Drum, Korg Monotron and looper

Mixtape – for voice, autoharp, taiko, Nebulophone, Bleep Drum, Korg Monotron and looper

A Mixtape is a performance for voice, autoharp, taiko, Nebulophone and Bleep Drum (Arduino-based synths), Korg Monotron, and looper. Taking the form of a mixtape as its inspiration, this performance ...

‘What is the current that makes machinery’ – Stelios Manousakis

‘What is the current that makes machinery’ – Stelios Manousakis

Performance for female voice and surround live electronics (18′) Stelios Manousakis: Composition, Programming, Live electronics Stephanie Pan: Voice Gertrude Stein: Text ‘What is the current that makes machinery’ is a cycle ...

Een geval van omgekeerde zwaartekracht – Bente Hamel

Actress/Singer. Dutch language radioplay by Bente Hamel (Radiomakers Desmet). Music by Ernst Reijseger and Harmen Fraanje. Voice actors: Hendrik Aerts, Erik van Muiswinkel, Stephanie Pan, Bart Slegers, Lucas de Man. ...

Trash Cuisine – Belarus Free Theatre

Trash Cuisine – Belarus Free Theatre

Welcome to the Capital Punishment Café! Our chef’s specials today include electrocution, hanging and lethal injection. And save some room for dessert, because we’ve got firing squad and stoning. Can ...

Room Black – Rosa Ensemble

Room Black – Rosa Ensemble

Singer/Taiko player/Composer/Deviser. Modular music theater performance designed for both deaf and hearing public. Description Seeing, Feeling, Hearing Room Black is a music theatre performance about communication: about the necessity of ...

BlueBeard – 33 and 1/3 collective (2012)

Singer/Improviser. Experimental mixed-media opera based on the classic Bluebeard. Soundtrack with and by: Michael de Roo, Mete Ensemble, Stephanie Pan, Daniel Cross, Wilbert Bulsink, Jelte van Andel, Koen Kaptijn and Diederik ...

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

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 ...

Reformation – Jeanette Groenendaal (2011)

Reformation – Jeanette Groenendaal (2011)

Music for a feature-length film by Jeanette Groenendaal Premiere: IDFA 2011 Synopsis At the age of seven, director Jeanette Groenendaal moved to a deeply religious village. It was the 1970s, ...

Götterfunken – Rosa Ensemble (2011)

Götterfunken – Rosa Ensemble (2011)

Experimental music theater performance in collaboration with composer Wilbert Bulsink and illustrator Geert Glas, based on their 9,000km bike-tour through Europe. Credits Percussion – Daniel Cross (Double) Bass (Guitar) – ...

Implied Manifesto #1 – A wordless manifesto (2011)

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 ...

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

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 ...

De Kellner en De Levenden – Rosa Ensemble & Jan Jaap van der Wal (2010)

De Kellner en De Levenden – Rosa Ensemble & Jan Jaap van der Wal (2010)

Performer/Composer. Music theater show in collaboration with comedian Jan Jaap van der Wal, based on the novel De Kellner en De Levenden by Simon Vestdijk. In Vestdijks famous novel a ...

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

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 ...

Eurepica. Challenge. – Belarus Free Theatre (2010)

Eurepica. Challenge. is an attempt to create a new European epic using contributions from playwrights from 14 countries (Sweden, UK, Latvia, Russia, Belarus, Turkey, Poland, the Ukraine, Germany, Romania, Macedonia, ...

Rosa Ensemble

This page contains all projects made together with the Rosa Ensemble.Read more → ...

Iqaluit, Nunavut (2009-10)

A 3-week trip in the middle of winter to the Canadian north, in Iqaluit, Baffin island. A team of artists, Stephanie Pan, Stelios Manousakis and Barbara Ellison traveled to Iqaluit, Nunavut, during December 2009 ...

Facts to Suit Theories – Stelios Manousakis (2009)

Facts to Suit Theories – Stelios Manousakis (2009)

A 30′ minute open work for voice, zither, wine glasses, loopstation and live electronics. Stelios Manousakis: Composition, Programming, Live electronics Stephanie Pan: Voice, Zither, Wineglasses, Loopstation Facts To Suit Theories is a ...

Pills To Purge Melancholy

Pills To Purge Melancholy

Pills To Purge Melancholy – a twisted-folk experiment in accessibility. Pure songs, sad songs, mad songs, weird songs; treatises in subtlety designed to thwart and relieve bouts of melancholy and ...

Navigation – Computer Aided Breathing (2008)

Navigation – Computer Aided Breathing (2008)

Navigation is a 40-minute, 6-part open composition for four pipe organs, celesta, harmonium, voice, wine-glass, loopstation and live electronics, written for the Computer Aided Breathing trio. It is a site-specific ...

Licht is de machine – De Veenfabriek (2008)

Experimental music theater piece on the utopian ideas of French philosopher Charles Fourier (1772 – 1837). Language: Dutch Visit De VeenFabriekRead more → ...

Solitary Hotel (2007)

Silent film created for live synching with the piece “Solitary Hotel” by Samuel Barber, for voice and piano. Concept and Direction: Stephanie Pan Duration: 3’16”Read more → ...

Release: Fukuoka Method – Computer Aided Breathing (2007)

Debut CD release from experimental improvisation trio Computer Aided Breathing (Stephanie Pan/Kirstin Gramlich/Stelios Manousakis) on SevenInchRecordings Kirstin Gramlich: Emu B3 Hammond Stelios Manousakis: Live electronics, Programming, Compilation Stephanie Pan: Voice, ...

Computer Aided Breathing

Computer Aided Breathing

Kirstin Gramlich: pipe organ and keyboards: Stelios Manousakis: programming and live electronics Stephanie Pan: voice, electronics, instruments Computer Aided Breathing is a trio formed in 2006 and devoted to the many different ...

Two Poems by E. E. Cummings – Stelios Manousakis (2006)

For Voice and Live Electronics (10′) Stephanie Pan: Voice Stelios Manousakis: Live Electronics E. E. Cummings: Texts This piece is a setting of two poems by Edward Estlin Cummings (1894-1962), an ...

Voice & electronics duo (Manousakis / Pan)

Stelios Manousakis (programming, composition, live electronics) Stephanie Pan (soprano, loopstation, zither, wine-glasses) Stephanie Pan and Stelios Manousakis have been working together as a voice and live electronics duo in several projects since ...

Our Lady of Late – for voice and wineglass

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 ...

Release: Krone und Schleier – Sequentia (2005)

Release: Krone und Schleier – Sequentia (2005)

CD release with Sequentia, released by Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der BRD (Bonn), Ruhrland Museum and WDR Köln; member of 5-woman schola  Read more → ...

Ghostbusters #1 – Touki Delphine (2005)

Experimental music theater piece for seven players on fear and anxiety, and being a hero. Language: Dutch Project page Visit Touki Delphine Touki Delphine / Ghostbusters #1 is de eerste ...

Ordo Virtutum – Scivias Choir (2003)

Semi-staged performance of Ordo Virtutum by Hildegard von Bingen with Berlin-based Scivias Chor, Performance highlights include: Festival Tage Alter Musik Regensburg, Regensburg, DE; Festival Musica Cortese, Gorizia, IT; Basilika St.Martin ...

 

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