William Engelen

born 1964 in Weert, The Netherlands

www.william-engelen.de

Exhibitions, solo (S)

  • 2016 Partitur Belval, PAE, Belval, Luxembourg Utopie Streichquartett, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Germany
  • 2015 MDE15, Museo de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia (S) Daily sounds all around, Weltkunstzimmer, Düsseldorf, Germany Extended composition, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, Germany Correspondents, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
  • 2014 Unterwegs, Collection Hoffmann, Berlin, Germany Mobile after Calder, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Wilhelmshaven, Germany Netz. Vom Spinnen in der Kunst, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany Bienal de las Indas, Cartagena, Colombia Cosmic inflation, Flora ars et natura, Bogota, Colombia (S)
  • 2013 Falten, The Drawing Center, New York, USA (S) Drawing a universe, Kai 10, Düsseldorf, Germany System und Sinnlichkeit, Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, Germany
  • 2012 Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2012, Utrecht, The Netherlands I wish this was a song, Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, Norway Ultima, Oslo, Norway De ontplofte blik, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands A happy coincidence, Owens Gallery, Sackville, Canada (S) Jochen, Maerzmusik, Berlin, Germany (S)
  • 2011 Faltenrock, Georg Kargl Box, Vienna, Austria (S) Music Box, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany (S) Lunchkonzert, ZDF Hauptstadtstudio, KNM Berlin, Germany (S)
  • 2010 Yu-un, Yu-un house, Tokyo, Japan (S) Welt in der Hand, Kunst Haus Dresden, Dresden, Germany
  • 2009 Fräulein Grosch, Tonspur, Museum Quartier, Vienna, Austria (S) (h)EarXL, Kus, Heerlen, The Netherlands Feedbackstage, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany Feedbackstage, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria Das Gespinst, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany Verstrijken in Vienna, Tonspur 32 Live, Vienna, Austria (S) Addictionary, Poetry International, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (S) Bugania, Bundesgartenschau, Schwerin, Germany
  • 2008 Verstrijken voor ensemble 2, MK galerie, Berlin, Germany (S) Lieber Künstler erzähle mir, Kunstverein Hildesheim, Germany Glocal Affairs, Timmerfabriek, Maastricht, The Netherlands Follow the line, Berlin, Germany Deutscher Klangkunstpreis, Museum Glaskasten, Marl, Germany Housemusik, KNM, Berlin, Germany Intelligenz der Strukturen, Bauhausbühne, Dessau, Germany (S) Verstrijken voor ensemble, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (S) Breaking the bar, Bludenzer Tage für Zeitgemäße Musik, Bludenz, Austria (S)
  • 2007 Oh Freunde, nicht diese Töne!, Beethovenstiftung Bonn, Bonn, Germany (S) De vreemdeling, CBK, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2006 Stile der Stadt, Hamburg, Germany Vokuhila, Büro für Kunst, Dresden, Germany
  • 2005 Verstrijken, La chambre blanche, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (S) 50 Jahre documenta, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
  • 2004 Sound and Vision, Janus and Zerynthia at Axel Vervoordt, Antwerp, Belgium Privatgrün, Fuhrwerkswaage, Cologne, Germany Made in Berlin, Art Forum, Berlin, Germany
  • 2003 Partitur Stadtgarten, NAK, Aachen, Germany (S) Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain Three Trombones, Art Agents, Hamburg, Germany (S)
  • 2002 Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Schwaz, Austria Im Zwielicht, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany Loop, Raum für Aktuelle Kunst, Berlin, Germany Interventionen, Stams, Austria (S)
  • 2001 Galeria Santos, Porto, Portugal (S)
  • 2000 Studioventicinque, Milano, Italy Begane Grond, Utrecht, The Netherlands Escenarios mixtos, Koldo Mixtelena, San Sebastian, Spain
  • 1999 Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany (S) MK Expositieruimte, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (S)

Instrumental works, first performance (P)

  • 2016 Blast, 24:00 min. Electric guitar: Alex Carre, Claude Ewert, Angelo Mangini, Kevin Muhlen, (P) PAE, Belval, Luxembourg String quartet no. 3, 20:24 min. United Instruments of Lucillin, (P) PAE, Belval, Luxembourg 38 bpm, for 6 percussionist. 38:00 min. United Instruments of Lucillin, P) PAE, Belval, Luxembourg Songs of wild birds and melodies of Alejandro Maura, for tuba and gramophone. variable length. Tuba: Ansis Nikolvskis, (P) PAE, Belval, Luxembourg
  • 2015 Catch a falling star, 36:00 min. Nine percussionist of Son Bata and 20 street musicians, (P) MDE15, Museo de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
  • 2014 Trio für einen Raum mit Mobiles, 28:00 min. Viola: Kirstin Maria Pientka, electric guitar: Seth Josel, percussion: Alexandre Babel, (P) Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Germany
  • 2013 Falten for percussion quartet, 32:00 min. percussion: Talujon, (P) The Drawing Center, New York, USA Heimwerker, 10:00 min. oh-ton ensemble, (P) HWK Delmenhorst, Germany One beat a second, 10:00 min. oh-ton ensemble, (P) HWK, Delmenhorst, Germany Verstrijken für Sonar Quartett, 44:48 min. Sonar Quartett, (P) Kai 10, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 2012 Falten for string quartet, 22:00 min. Sonar Quartett, (P) Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Utrecht, The Netherlands Jochen, 09:20 min. Double bass clarinet: Theo Nabicht, Maerzmusik, Berlin, Germany Verstrijken for family Bartenwerfer, 22:24 min. Viola, cello, clarinet, flute, percussion, (P) Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
  • 2011 Faltenrock, 28:16 min. Accordeon: Christine Paté, electric guitar: Seth Josel, Berlin, Germany Verstrijken for Motion Ensemble, 33:36 min. (P) Voice: Helen Pridmore, violin: Nadia Francavilla, flute: Karen Aurell, percussion: D’Arcy Philip Gray: bass clarinet: Richard Hornsby, double bass: Andrew R. Miller Can you tell me a joke about your profession?, 08:20 min. Motion Ensemble, Canada. Falten for Nadia Francavilla, 08:00 min. Violin: Nadia Francavilla, haegeum: William Engelen, (P) Fredericton, Canada Falten for Karin Aurell, 09:00 min. Flute: Karen Aurell, (P) Sackville, Canada
  • 2010 Verstrijken for Ko Ishikawa, 22:24 min. Sho: Ko Ishikawa, (P) Yu-un house, Tokyo Japan Yu-un, 14:26 min. Shakuhachi: Christopher Yohmei Blasdel, (P) Yu-un house, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2009 Verstrijken in Vienna, 47:20 min. Viola: Dimitrios Polisoidis, (P) Tonspur live, Vienna, Austria Komponenten, 21:20 min. Accordeon: Christine Paté, (P) Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany Addictionary, 15:12 min. Doelenensemble Rotterdam, (P) Poetry International, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2008 Breaking the bar, 08:50 min. KNM Berlin: Viola: Kirstin Maria Pientka, cello: Ringela Riemke, bass clarinet: Theo Nabicht, spanish guitar: Seth Josel, flute: Alexander Friedl (P) Bludenzer Tage Zeitgemäßer Musik, Bludenz, Austria Verstrijken for ensemble, 44:48 min. Voice: Merel Huizinga, violin: Ekkehard Windrich, viola: Kirstin Maria Pientka, cello: Ringela Riemke, flute: Beatrix Wagner, clarinet: Winfried Rager, harp: Julia Schröder, synthesizer: Thomas Rehnert, computer: Luc Döbereiner (P) Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The netherlands
  • 2005 Was halten Sie vom Loch?, 30:20 min. Choir, voices, percussion, double bass. Verstrijken, 51:23 min. Violin: Clemens Merkel, (P) La Chambre Blanche, Quebèc city, Canada
  • 2004 The pitiless piano, 15:00 min. Voice: Joan la Barbara, HERMESensemble, (P) Axel Vervoordt, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 2003 Partitur Stadtgarten, 94:00 min, 6 compositions for 13 musicians, (P) NAK, Aachen, Germany
  • 2002 5. August 1999, 18:22 min. Mezzo-soprano: Ellen van der Ham, computer: William Engelen, (P) Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands In every single way, 06:24 min. Bass clarinet: Henk Bakker, (P) Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2000 Qualcuno è nel giardino, 14:00 min. Mezzo-soprano: Ellen van der Ham, clarinet: Henk Bakker, accordeon: Martin de Ruiter, (P) Tent, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Selected publications, monograph (M)

  • 2016 Partitur Belval, PAE, Belval, Luxembourg (M) Das Gespinst, Sammlung Schürmann, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany, Verlag Kettler, Dortmund, Germany
  • 2014 Antworten auf Calder, Mobiles in der Gegenwartskunst, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Kerber Verlag, Berlin, Germany Netz, vom Spinnen in der Kunst, Kunsthalle Kiel, Kerber Verlag, Berlin, Germany Bienial no1, Cartagena de Indias Colombia, Biaci Verlag, Colombia
  • 2013 System und Sinnlichkeit, Kupferstichkabinett Berlin, Wienand Verlag, Germany I wish this was a song, Nasjonalmuseet Oslo, Norway Labor no.2, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2012 Drawing a universe, Kai 10, Düsseldorf, Kerber Verlag, Berlin, Germany Music Box, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne, Germany (M) Cage and Consequences, Wolke Verlag, Germany
  • 2010 Breaking the bar, Skarabäus-Verlag, Innsbruck, Austria (M) Welt in der Hand, Kunst Haus Dresden, Dresden, Germany
  • 2008 Verstrijken, Audio works 1999–2008, Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nürnberg, Germany (M) Lieber Künstler erzähle mir, Kunstverein Hildesheim, Germany
  • 2007 Sieben Gärten, mittendrin, Bundesgartenschau Schwerin Glocal Affairs, Where are you, Huis voor de kunsten Limburg, Roermond, The Netherlands Alltag, Positionen, Texte zur aktuellen Musik, no. 76, Germany
  • 2006 Mapas cosmogenias e puntos de referencia, Centro Galego De Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • 2005 Diskrete Energien, 50 Jahre documenta, Archive in motion, Kunsthalle Fridericianum Kassel, Germany
  • 2004 Privatgrün, Fuhrwerkswaage Kunstraum e.V. Cologne, Germany
  • 2003 Partitur, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Revolver Verlag, Germany (M)
  • 2002 Im Zwielicht, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2000 Escenarios mixtos, Koldo Mixtelena, San Sebastian, Spain

Awards

  • 2016 Schloß Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany PAE, Le Fonds Belval, Luxembourg
  • 2015 Mondriaan Stichting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2013 Hansa Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany
  • 2012 Mondriaan Stichting, Amsterdam. The Netherlands
  • 2010 AIT Tokyo, Fonds voor beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam, The Netherlands Gugak center for traditional Korean music, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2008 Fonds voor beeldende Kunsten Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 2003 Kunstfonds Bonn, Germany