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Merlijn Twaalfhoven by Mind Map: Merlijn Twaalfhoven
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Merlijn Twaalfhoven


conflict between turkey and cyprus

create a piece of music

sound can travel

large composition on rooftoops in Nicosia

october 2005

project 'long distance call'

see this video

real large group

people start improvising

someone was supposed to play and where sillent

audience asked what was this?

is it music?

is it sound?

what type?

1st time so close by the border, not angry, not scared, the music touched people

biggest achievement

to confuse people

make openess

offer relief

an artist can create confusion, makes openess, amongst people, openess, curiosity, leads to contact, essential, make steps towards peace, had impact, it was better than perfect composition


TEDxTheHague local speaker


back to overview map


"I'm not playing music this afternoon"

biggest goal

write that masterpiece

few years ago

gave that up

started something different

biggest goal for artist

greatest goal is become redundant


daughter received a book on birthday

father tells this is a cow

this is a pig

curly tail

is about small details

it is all about small details

it goes very quick


people are virtuosos, reading signals like a curly tail, reading the codes of society, in 10 minites one can scan on the web and have an overview on topic


make people notice you

greated music in a


music, create a dialogue with the sea

give music meaning


daughter can play with a stone

15 mins to fugure it out

when told (bring up to speed), oh it just a stone

artist have a great tool in hand

in cyprus we arranged something that happend

style the tool of artist

dont let them lock their tool in a gallery

become artist yourself

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