The prémière of De Eeuwige Optie (“The Everlasting Option”), a short experimental film by Marit Shalem, featuring G.W. Sok, took place on October 7, 2011 at the new WORM in Rotterdam.
ZOIKLE, the band of Sok, Simonis, Hitz and Hoogerdijk, performed there, and also composed the featured track Illusies (“Illusions”).
(Also available as a 7″ single on Tractor Notown, NOT 01.)
B E U K O R K E S T••
S t e a l T h e T r u m p e t S h o w
Rik Van Iersel / Solex / Edward Capel / G.W. Sok /Aura Msimang / Joshua van Iersel / Jean-Marie Aerts / DJ DNA / Themanfromthesouth / Arnout Brinkman / Siem Nozza / Woody Veneman / Toon Bressers / Marc Constandse / Arjan Amin / Eric VandenBerge / Johnny Dowd / Truus de Groot / Younes Riad / Michael Stark / Nathanael Boelen /Bart Maris / DJ’s Paul & Ritchie / Shirtprinting – Blendomatic Paul & & Roel / photos – Teun Janssen / Sound: Theo van Rock / Stagetech+Driver – Willie Folie / Merch & Ironing – Josine / Driver+Runner – Mony / Takingcareofbusiness – Agnes / Tourmanagement – Richard Slegers / Stichting Buro Beukorkest.
•4 September Eindhoven – Effenaar (Brandend Zand festival) •7 September Utrecht – Tivoli de Helling •8 September Groningen – Vera •9 September Bergen op Zoom – Gebouw T 10 September Nijmegen – Uitfestival 15 September Rotterdam – Off Corso 16 September ’s-Hertogenbosch – W2
Launched in January 2011: Livre Un, the first publication in a series of booklets, initiated by Swiss visual artist Laurent Kropf (www.laurentkropf.net) and published by the Musée Cantonale des Beaux-Arts of Lausanne. Livre Un contains 26 of G.W. Sok’s songtexts, in both English and (translated especially for this occasion) French.