Remko Scha: Art Projects
Early visual art
Plastic Meltdowns (1962/1992)
Album Pages (1967)
The New Electric Chamber Music Ensemble (1966 1968)
"Concerts without neglected parameters": Improvised multi-media music, using electric guitars, electric power tools and household appliances, electrically amplified instruments, radio and tv sets, record players, burning slide projections, fashion-shows, lectures, EEG equipment, motor bikes, inflatables, rope, paintings, black-lights, sodium lights, found footage film, broken fluorescent lights, fire, stroboscopes, etc.
The Maciunas Ensemble (1969 1982)
Improvised music on conventional instruments. Not intended for public performance. With Helena Koning, Leon van Noorden, Paul Panhuysen, Jan van Riet, Hans Schuurman.
Het Apollohuis (1980 1983)
An alternative space for music and visual art in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, promoting wild painting, drastic guitars, and sound art.
The Machines (1982 present)
An automatic electric guitar band, consisting of electric fans, drills and sabre saws. Performances in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Berlin, New York, San Francisco. Production in collaboration with Van Lagestein.
Artificial (1990 present)
An automatic image generation program, written in collaboration with Boele Klopman. (A precursor of this program was written in collaboration with Anthony Bijnen. New extensions are currently developed by Jos de Bruin.)
Huge Harry (1990 present)
A synthetic voice presents lectures about the human mind and computer-generated art. Music in collaboration with Joop van Brakel and Victor Wentink. Lectures about human facial expression in collaboration with Arthur Elsenaar.