Jaap Blonk and friends at Cafe Oto

30 Jan 2019

Event times

19:00 - 23:00

Cost of entry


Cafe Oto

London, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Buses: 30, 38, N38, 67, 76, 149, N149, 56, 277 & 242
  • London Overground: Dalston Kingsland

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Unpredictable presents Jaap Blonk and friends at Cafe Oto.


The programme will include two sets

Set 1.
- Jaap Blonk - solo ‘Vibrant Islands’ 25m
- Beibei Wang- solo 15m
- Jack Goldstein with ‘Herethere’ film by Blanca Regina & Pierre Bouvier patron - 7m

Set 2.
- John Edwards- solo 15m
- Jaap Blonk & Steve Beresford - duo 15m
- Jaap, John and Beibei - trio 25m

“Vibrant Islands”, an acoustic voice performance by Jaap Blonk -
Vibrant Islands" is a cycle of 9 pieces for acoustic vocal performance, made in 2015. Each movement consists of a number of "islands" containing phonetic signs, many of which were invented by himself. For many years he has been working on a personal extension of the International Phonetic Alphabet: BLIPAX (BLonks IPA eXtended). In the performance the islands can be visited in any order, and repeatedly as well. In every score of the cycle the coastal lines have a different form, for instance angular, crenelated, straight or rounded, according to the prevalent sound character of the movement.

‘herethere’ film by Blanca Regina and Pierre Bouvier Patron live Soundtrack by Jack Goldstein

And in the second half a different combination of performances by Jaap, Bei Bei, John and Steve.

 — with Pierre Bouvier PatronBlanca ReginaJaap BlonkJack GoldsteinSteve BeresfordBeibei Wang and Café OTO.


Steve Beresford

Blanca Regina

Exhibiting artists

john edwards

Pierre Bouvier Patron

Blanca Regina

bei bei

Steve Beresford

Jack Goldstein

jaak blonk


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