2013, calendar, poetry events

booklaunch mark boog

On 5 February 2013 at 20:00 CET the Dutch poet Mark Boog presents his new poetry book Maar zingend (Amsterdam: Cossee, 2013). He reads poems together with his band Poetry in Motion. Furthermore there are performances by his colleagues Tsead Bruinja, Victor Schiferli, and Rozalie Hirs. The locaton is Perdu, […]

2012, calendar, poetry events

poetry hearings, berlin, germany

On November 2, 2012, at 20:00 Rozalie Hirs gives a reading of her poetry during the international poetry festival Poetry Hearings in the St. Gaudy Cafe, Berlin, Germany. In addition to Hirs, invited poets include Stephan Delbos (Berlin/ Prague), John Hartley Williams (UK/ Berlin), and Christian Hawkey (Brooklyn/ Berlin). The […]

2012, calendar, poetry events

dichters in de prinsentuin, groningen

On 27 July 2012 at De Prinsentuin (The Prince’s Garden), Groningen, The Netherlands, Rozalie Hirs performs her poetry at the occasion of the poetry festival Dichters in de Prinsentuin. Her first performance takes place at 13:30 CET on the Theeveld (Tea Pasture), followed by the second reading at 14:15 in […]

2012, calendar, poetry events

book launch frank keizer

On June 7, 2012, Frank Keizer’s first poetry collection, Dear world, fuck off, ik ga golfen (Stanza, 2012) is launched. With performances by Frank Keizer, Maarten van der Graaff, Maartje Smits, Martijn den Ouden, and Rozalie Hirs, who each wrote new work in response to Keizer’s collection. The event is […]

2012, calendar, poetry events

booklaunch gertrude starink

On June 1, 2012, Gertrude Starink’s De weg naar Egypte (het balanseer, 2012) is launched. As part of this tribute to Starink at Perdu, Amsterdam, the poets Anneke Brassinga, Inge Braeckman, Maud Vanhauwaert, and Rozalie Hirs read the integral work. The event is hosted by Samuel Vriezen, and the program […]

2011, calendar, installations with poetry or music, lecture and debate, music concerts, poetry events

bridge of babel (2009) – lecture, geluksbrenger online (2008) – exhibition

As part of Kunstenfestival Watou, Rozalie Hirs is performing her musical composition Bridge of Babel (2009) on July 16, 2011. Additionally, she is reading several poems (cycles) and giving a lecture about the installation Geluksbrenger online (2011). This interactive work, developed by Hirs in collaboration with visual artist Harm van […]

2011, calendar, poetry events

amsterdam student festival – jury member poetry

On 14 May 2011, along with Tsead Bruinja and Daan Doesborgh Rozalie Hirs is member of the poetry jury during the twelfth Amsterdam Students’ Festival. The host of the poetry event is F. Starik. Date: 2011-05-14 Doortime: 14:00 Location: SMART Project Space, Arie Biemondstraat 105-113, Amsterdam

2011, calendar, poetry events

exquisite corpse, café averechts, utrecht

On 9 May 9 2011 new work by Miek Zwamborn, Willem Bongers, Jeroen van Rooij, Michiel van de Weerthof, Anne Nusselder, Bernhard Christiansen, and Rozalie Hirs is performed at Café Averechts, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Additionally, there is music by the band Moi le voisin. Curator of the event Cadavre Exquis […]

2011, calendar, poetry events

procedural poetry, perdu, amsterdam

On 1 April 1 2011 Jaap Blonk, Bas Geerts, Ton van ‘t Hof (see picture), and Rozalie Hirs are guests at the event Procedural Poetry focusing on experimental procedures in contemporary poetry at Perdu, Amsterdam. The poets/artists/composers give a performance and a lecture about their work. Curator of the night […]

2011, calendar, poetry events

the inverted reader – interview

On 18 March 2011, Rozalie Hirs is guest poet at the event ‘The inverted reader’ at Perdu, Amsterdam, The netherlands. During this night, it is the poet who interviews his/her reader, rather than the other way round. The poets are Stefan Hertmans and Rozalie Hirs. Hirs’s reader is Laurens Ham. […]

2011, calendar, music concerts, poetry events

bridge of babel (2009), amsterdam

On 18 March 2011 at 20:30 CET Rozalie Hirs performs her musical composition Bridge of Babel (2009) at Perdu, Amsterdam. Date: 2011-03-18 Time: 20:30 Location: Stichting Perdu, Kloveniersburgwal 86, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Performers: Rozalie Hirs (voice, soundtrack) → Nederlands

2011, calendar, music concerts, poetry events, portrait concert

aan de zon de wereld (2006), bridge of babel (2009), curved space (2009), poetry pieces I-III (2008) – portrait concert

On 27 February 2011 the musical compositions Aan de zon de wereld (2006), Bridge of Babel (2009), Curved space (2009), and Poetry Pieces I-III (2008) by Rozalie Hirs are performed at De Toonzaal, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. The performers are Ned McGowan (flute), Tobias Klein (contrabass clarinet), Joost Buis (trombone, lapsteel […]

2011, calendar, music concerts, poetry events, premieres, presentations

geluksbrenger online (2008) – presentation
in la (2003), pulsars (2007), bridge of babel (2009)

On 6 January 2011 Rozalie Hirs performs her compositions Bridge of Babel (2009), Pulsars (2007) and In LA (2003) at the Tetrahedron of the Logos Foundation in Ghent, Belgium. Additionally, she presents the new brandnew interactive poetry website Geluksbrenger, developed in close collaboration with visual artist Harm van den Dorpel. […]

2010, calendar, lecture and debate, poetry events

museum meermanno, the hague – lecture

On 20 November 2010 Rozalie Hirs presents a lecture on intermedial practice and on some of her multidisciplinary projects (with poetry, music, internet) for the Vereniging van Vrienden van het Nederlands Instituut Athene (Society of Friends of the Dutch Institute Athens). In addition, she reads some poems. The location is […]

2010, calendar, music concerts, poetry events

in la (2003), cineac sonore, november music

On 23 November 2010 at 20:00 the musical composition In LA (2003, English version 2010) by Rozalie Hirs is diffused through a multi-speaker system. The event is part of Cineac Sonore at November Music, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. With special thanks Jan Panis for the sound engineering and sound projection. The […]

2010, calendar, poetry events

poets’ marathon, perdu, amsterdam

On 4 July 2010 Rozalie Hirs is featured poet at the Dichtersmarathon (Poets’ Marathon) at Tolhuistuin, Amsterdam. Other poets include Anneke Brassinga, Tonnus Oosterhof, Samuel Vriezen, and Hélène Gelèns. The curators of the marathon are Joost Baars and Thomas Möhlmann. Date: 2010-04-07 Time: 20:00 Location: Tolhuistuin, Tolhuisweg 5, Amsterdam, The […]

2010, calendar, poetry events

poets’ tuesday, amsterdam

On 11 May 2010 Jaap Boots, Kees Wennekendonk, and Rozalie Hirs perform during Dichtersdinsdag (Poets’ Tuesday) at De Kring, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Sven Adriaans and Diana Ozon (see above picture) curate the series. The below photographs of the event are by Catharina Blauwendraad. Date: 2010-05-11 Time: 20:30 Location: De Kring, […]

2010, calendar, poetry events

love poems, love songs

On 12 February 2010 Rozalie Hirs presents a poetry reading during the program Love Poems, Love Songs at Korzo Theater, The Hague, The Netherlands. A concert by Niwebyrth ensemble and Lilith Verhelst (soprano) precedes the reading. Date: 2010-02-12 Time: 20:00 CET Location: Korzo Theater, Prinsestraat 42, The Hague, The Netherlands

2010, calendar, poetry events

house of poetry, slau, utrecht – performance

On 28 January 2010 the House of Poetry (Huis van de Poëzie) takes place at Grand Hotel Karel V, Utrecht, The Netherlands, to celebrate National Poetry Day (Gedichtendag) in The Netherlands. Performers include the poets Mischa Andriessen, Erik Bindervoet, Piet Gerbrandy, Tjitske Janssen, Bart Moeyaert, Marcel Möring, Hans Verhagen, Menno […]

2009, calendar, poetry events

herman gorter festival

On 28 November 2009 at 20:15 CET the actor Hugo Koolschijn and poet Rozalie Hirs read Liedjes (1930) by Herman Gorter at Perdu, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Samuel Vriezen interlaces the reading with music. The night before Joost Baars, Ernst van den Hemel, Marc Reugebrink, and Johan Sonnenschein present lectures on […]

2009, calendar, poetry events

spaces of blank (poetry: carson, dickinson, hirs; 2009)

On 10 October 2009 the mezzo soprano Sarah Castle, the Netherlands Radio Chamber Philharmonic, and Micha Hamel (conductor) perform a concert during the Nederlandse Muziekdagen (Dutch Music Days) at Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The concert program includes Spaces of Blank (music: Michel van der Aa; poetry: Anne […]

2009, calendar, poetry events

woordbloed exhibition – performance

On 27 September 2009 at 16:00 CET Rozalie Hirs and George Moorman open the exhibition WOORDBLOED by the Dutch visual artist and writer Pam Emmerik at Museum Schunk*, Heerlen, The Netherlands. They read and perform poetry alongside an interview about their work. In addition, the actors Anna Noyons and Katrin […]

2009, calendar, poetry events

het definitieve eindfeest, perdu, amsterdam

On 26 June 2009 at 20:30 CET ‘Het definitieve eindfeest’ (‘The definitive end of season party’) takes place at Stichting Perdu, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Several poets and writers perform new and recent work, followed by a massive dance party. The performers include David Sneek, Martin van der Galiën, Hilde Meeus, […]