Tickets
NL
Festival Pass
€80
Thursday, 19 Sep
Festival Opening Event
De Electriciteits Fabriek *
19:00 - 23:00
Exibition Opening / Performance / Afterparty
Friday, 20 Sept
Festival Day 1
De Electriciteits Fabriek
12:00 - 00:00
Exhibition / Context
Theather aan het Spui
18:00 - 00.00
AV Shows
Paard + Het Magazijn
23:00 - 06:00
Music / Club
Saturday, 21 Sept
Festival Day 2
De Electriciteits Fabriek
12:00 - 00:00
Exhibition / Context
Theather aan het Spui
18:00 - 00.00
AV Shows
Paard + Het Magazijn
23:00 - 06:00
Music / Club
Sunday, 22 Sept
Festival Day 3
De Electriciteitsfabriek
(13:00 - 00:00)

Exhibition / Context (13:00 - 17:00 )
Concert / Afterparty (19:00 - 00:00)
TodaysArt
Festival
2019
19-22 Sept
The Hague
NL

timetable

program

  • AV / Tech Shows
  • Music
  • Art
  • Context
  • Thu 19
  • Fri 20
  • Sat 21
  • Sun 22
  • De Electriciteitsfabriek
  • Theater a/h Spui
  • Paard
  • Het Magazijn
MusicArt
Presented with Arts Council Mongolia.
Installation & DJ set
Context
Satellite Program
Presented with NEST

venues

De Electriciteitsfabriek

Address: De Constant Rebecqueplein 20

This year's Exhibition and Context program, will take place at the monumental industrial building de Electriciteitsfabriek (the Electricity Factory), in both the turbine hall and theatre hall Zaal 3. In addition to the festival program, pay a visit to the exhibition space of our partner NEST right next door.

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Theater aan het Spui

Address: Spui 187

The Hague's contemporary theatre is home to TodaysArt's 2019 live AV shows and performances, taking place in two halls, the foyer and the theatre studio. The theatre will also host part of the Context program and several artworks.

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Paard

Address: Prinsegracht 12

The Hague's music venue PAARD will set the stage for a major part of the music performances and club program of TodaysArt 2019. The venue was designed by Rem Koolhaas in 2003.

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Press

Are you a journalist, blogger or photographer? Find all information about TodaysArt 2019 here, including press kit, press archive, accreditation form and contact information.

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Volunteers

We welcome volunteers to make our anniversary edition one to remember. We are looking for people who want to help us before, during and after the festival.

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Network

TodaysArt is the proud member of Blockchain My Art and two networks supported by the Creative Europe program of the European Union: SHAPE and We Are Europe.

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About

TodaysArt is a trans-disciplinary and international platform for art, music and technology. It operates as a non-profit agency and network organization.

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TodaysArt
Weimarstraat 1E
2562 GM Den Haag
The Netherlands

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12:00 - 0:00 Exhibition Open

De Electriciteitsfabriek - Turbine Hall

Theater aan het Spui - Foyer

19:00 STREAM: Douglas Rushkoff
18:45 STREAM: Wethouder Cultuur Den Haag
21:15 Katharina Ernst

PAARD Small Stage

23:30 Doors open
3:30 Bamba Pana & Makaveli
2:00 Sentimental Rave
1:00 Oktober Lieber
0:00 PAUL

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Ralf Baecker – Interface I

Art
fri 12:00 - 00:00
sat 12:00 - 00:00
sun 13:00 - 17:00
thu 19:00 - 00:00
De Electriciteitsfabriek - Turbine Hall
Ralf Baecker – Interface I

Interface I investigates the boundary between two interacting systems rendered into the physical. The installation takes a closer look at the construction of digital images, where the focus is on the relation of the almost infinite fast signals and switching operations in the materials of the machine and the stable, ordered appearing images on the outside.

Each system is a compound of motors, strings and elastic bands arranged horizontally. The two units face each other vertically, and in order to stimulate the system’s behaviour, each motor on the top and bottom is fed with random impulses of different pulling strength. Random signals are taken from a number of Geiger-Mueller tubes used as an entropy source. The tubes pick up the natural ambient radiation of the earth, and this noise acts as a catalyst that enables the systems to change.

As the process begins, the systems start to negotiate an interface/boundary surface between two separate organisations. The behaviour of this system is not programmed or choreographed, the shapes and behaviour develop due to the interactions of the many individual elements. Depending on the force distribution of the opposed motors, units move either upwards or downwards. At the same time, the overall forces of the neighboring elements influence this movement and vice versa. In this way, Interface investigates complex interactions of entities in some kind of encapsulated space.

Ralf Baecker is a German artist working at the interface of art, science and technology using installations and machines. In his representations and specializations of digital and technological processes, Baecker offers a poetic sight behind the surfaces of contemporary image making. At TodaysArt 2019, he will be present with two of his works, centred around the entanglement of the virtual with the real.