About Allard van Hoorn

Allard van Hoorn, Feb 29, 1968, the Netherlands, is a sound-, installation- and performance artist creating choreographies for architecture, buildings as musical scores, scenographies for the built environment and scripts for investigating our relationships to (public) spaces and nature.

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NEWS _ Whitney Museum of American Art - New York, USA

Sunrise / Sunset Haiku Engine - Visually and verbally translates the sky above the Whitney Museum using the names of the Dutch Boy house paint colors as a haiku engine generating site-specific poetry for day and night.


2015 _ 032 Urban Songline (Excessive Machine) - 2nd Tbilisi Triennial - The score that is played by Doctor Durand Durand on the Excessive Machine in the movie Barbarella (1968) is made into physical notes that are reconfigured by local dancers forming new chords....  
2016 _ 039 Urban Songline (Panoptic Footnote) - Bucharest Biennale 7, Bucharest, Romania - For the Bucharest Biennale 7 I translated a composite image of the 360-degree view from the former fire-watchtower Foisurol de Foc in Bucharest into a billboard....  
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