Staalplaat Soundsystem

Geert-Jan Hobijn by Marcel de Graaf
Photo: Geert-Jan Hobijn by Marcel de Graaf

Geert-Jan Hobijn lives and works in Berlin. Since its inception in 2000, Staalplaat Soundsystem has been producing sound art and performances that are usually installed or executed in non-museum spaces. A milestone was “Floating Islands”, made for the opening of the Dutch embassy in Berlin.

Staalplaat Soundsystem has presented its work at a large number of renowned international festivals, museums and galleries: Kiasma in Helsinki, Sonar, Barcelona, DEAF Rotterdam, Transmediale Berlin, Ars Electronica Linz, MOCA Taipei, Museum Weserburg Bremen, Townhouse Gallery Kairo, Steirischer Herbst Graz, ZKM Karlsruhe, Palais de Tokyo Paris, Khoj International Artists New Dehli, Auditorium Rome, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, CMMAS Morelia-Mexico, Sonic Acts in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and others.

Geert-Jan Hobijn,
Photo: Geert-Jan Hobijn, "FluxYOU" at Auditorum in Rome, 2010 © Geert-Jan Hobijn