Esplanade Presents

Music | Talk

Sounding : .:. : . :. ..::.: Sand as score by Suhui Hee & Marjet Zwaans

(Singapore, Netherlands/Suriname)

5 May 2024, Sun, 6pm


(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Annexe Studio

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How to sing when sand is the score? How do we make the score porous for participant’s input and voice? What models of collaboration and performance can be learnt from the nature of sand, its porosity, granularity, structure, or lack thereof?


In their research residency, multi-disciplinary artists Hee Suhui (SG) and Marjet Zwaans (NL) dig into different scales of shifting shorelines in Singapore. In the presentation, they share recordings and findings from their research and open up the conversation for feedback.

Admission Age:
6 and above.
Language: English
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Artist Information

Marjet Zwaans

Artist Marjet Zwaans is based between Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Pikin Slee, Suriname. She organises her work from the ideas of Ecological Economics. This approach prioritises sustainable scale and redistribution of resources, over productivity and efficiency. Her ideas often culminate into spatial installations, vocal performances and gatherings. Her ongoing series in collaboration with musicians Correspondence for Choir has been presented at various spaces, including Framer Framed (2023), Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee radio (2023), Villa Mondriaan (2023), Marres (2022) and Jan van Eyck Academie (2020). Marjet is also active within artist collectives Collectief Un Prati a Patu (CUPP) and Totomboti.  

Suhui Hee

Suhui Hee is a multidisciplinary artist, composer and electronic musician working with sound, performance and experimental scoring. Her recent research interests delve into inhumanisms and the body as ecosphere. Her music under the moniker Anise constitutes an entropic, cinematic blend of harsh glitchy beats cutting through delicate and shimmering vocals, field recordings alongside chamber music to blend the grotesque and beautiful. Her new cross-disciplinary work nonbreakingspace made its debut at the Singapore International Festival of the Arts (2022). She has shown solo and collaborative work at Singapore Art Week (2022), Jamming Space – Cake Theatre (2022) and National Gallery Singapore (2023). 

Date & Time

5 May 2024, Sun


Esplanade Annexe Studio

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