CV by Adinda van ’t Klooster
 Dr.  Adinda van ’t Klooster is an artist who works with drawing,  sound,  light,  animation,  sculpture and interactive audiovisual performance and installation.  Her work has been exhibited,  performed and screened in China,  the USA,  Australia,  Slovenia,  Spain,  Scotland,  the Netherlands,  England,  Norway and Ireland.   Her research interests interests include emotion aware artworks,  biofeedback art,  aesthetic experience,  sound art,  interactive art and graphical scores.  She has been involved in multiple interdisciplinary projects that explore the links between music and art.  Her work has received many awards and has been commissioned throughout the UK.
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2021       Creative UK funding to work with the Noize Choir to invite feedback from performers on interacting with the AudioVirtualizer interface through vocal expression.
2021       Arts Council Grant for the VR artwork/app VRoar
2020        GX grant for the online artwork Each Egg a World Online,
2020        Arts Council grant for the online artwork Each Egg a World Online, and the Touring Still Born exhibition
2017        Arts Council grant for the Still Born Book and interim show in Manchester
2014        Leverhulme Artist in Residence grant for artist's residency at Durham University
2014        Small Grant for the Arts from the Arts Council England for residency at Durham University
2012        Futures Fund travel award to show the Emotion Light at NIME2012 in Detroit,  USA
2007-11   AHRC Funded Doctoral Research Grant with CRUMB, Sunderland University
2009        Arts Council England, 2 grants for the arts to produce the Emotion Light, one to create it and one to exhibit it in Belfast.
2009        Secured European funding from One North East towards the Emotion Light,  via the Digital Factory,  AMAP
2007        Received an Arts Council England grant to support the making of new work for an exhibition at Northern Print in Newcastle upon Tyne.
2007        Recipient of a NAN mentoring grant
2006        Recipient of a NCSP training grant to attend one-week training course in SuperCollider
2005        Secured grant funding from the Dutch Embassy in Norway towards exhibition costs of a show in Norway.
2003-04 One-year fellowship at the Gloucester Cathedral and the University of Gloucestershire
2004        Arts Council England grant towards training and equipment
2002        Glasgow Visual Artists Award recipient
2001        Glasgow Visual Artists Award recipient


2020-21   Still Born exhibition tour at the Idea Store in Whitechapel,  London and the St Mary’s hospital in Manchester,   UK
2018        Still Born Book launch and exhibition at Northern Print,  Newcastle upon Tyne,  UK
2017         Still Born, interim show, Manchester Central Complex,  part of IFPA 2017,  Manchester,  UK
2011        Adinda van 't Klooster,  2007-2011,  Reg Vardy Gallery,  Sunderland,  UK
2004        Adinda van 't Klooster, Artist-in-Residence 2003-04,  Gloucester Cathedral,  UK
2003        Receptive Mo(nu)ment,  Sculptural Installation in the Crypt of Gloucester Cathedral,  UK
2003        Symphonic Body Grounds,  Touring Solo Show exhibited at the Crawford Arts Centre in St. Andrews,  Folly in Lancaster and Street Level Photoworks in Glasgow,  UK
2002        Quiet Noise,  Video and Sound Installation work,  Intermedia Gallery,  Glasgow,  UK
1997        Sculptures and drawings exhibited at Gallerie Made in Heaven,  Utrecht,  the Netherlands


2016  Bihag:  A short animation commissioned by Durham University to visualise the Indian rāg ‘Bihag’.  This commission was part of the AHRC funded project entitled “Khyal: Music and Imagination”. In 2018, I adapted this film to have a new sound track based on the visuals I created for this project in 2016 and Bihag 2 was born.
2015  A 2D artwork commissioned by Durham University to visualise the Indian Śrī rāg.  This commission was a pilot project that helped generate AHRC funding for the above commission.
2007-10  Rainbow Code :  A permanent sound + light installation in the Victoria Tunnel,  commissioned by Newcastle City Council
2005-10  Inverse Archaeology:  a 16-channel Sound Installation for The Collection in Lincoln,  commissioned by the Lincoln City Council
2002-03  Symphonic Body Grounds:  touring exhibition with two new installations commissioned by the Crawford Arts Centre in St. Andrews,  Scotland
2000-01  Birdrap:  a sound installation,  commissioned by Scottish Natural Heritage and DPAP in Dundee
1998         Moonstruck:  a short animation,  commissioned by the Glasgow Film and Video Workshop, Glasgow


2015        AFFECT FORMATIONS,  an artist's residency at Durham University leading to two public audiovisual performances,  one at Durham University and one at the Sage Gateshead.  Video available here
2014        IN A STATE,  audiovisual concert at Goldsmiths in London,  part of NIME2014,  emotion sensitive audiovisual performance interface
2007        HEARIMPROV,  audiovisual concert at the Sage Gateshead,  musical improvisation to visual scores with live generated,  multi-channel spectrogram
2006        Live Sound sampling performance at the AV Festival,  Tyneside Cinema,  Newcastle,  UK
2004        Sarah Was 90 Years Old,  interactive video and music performance,  Gloucester Cathedral,  UK
2003        Train Musak,  Live Sound Performance at Lancaster train station,  UK
2002        Symphonic Body,  Live Sound Performance at STEIM in Amsterdam,  the Netherlands


2021-2022   Still Parents ,  Whitworth Art Gallery,  Manchester,  UK
2016-19   Khyal: Music and Imagination group show,  Exhibition venues include the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle upon Tyne,  the New Walk Museum and Art Gallery in Leicester,  the Oriental Museum in Durham and the Bhavan and the Nehru centre in London
2011        AHRC Funded Practice Based Research,  Gallery North,  Northumbria University,  Newcastle
2009        SPARK,  exhibition on wearable computing,  ISEA 2009,  Belfast,  Ireland
2008        Mecca Bingo Wallsend,  Group show with rednile, Sarah Stamp and Brighid Mulley
2007        Connecting Principle,  'Hearing the Lines you spread and the colours you drew', Culture Lab in Newcastle
2007        Group Show by Northern Print bursary recipients,  Northern Print,  Newcastle upon Tyne
2006        Best Wishes,  Crawford Arts Centre,  St. Andrews,  Scotland
2006        Voices on the Edge,  Electro-Acoustic Listening Room Project,   California State University,  USA, the Netherlands,  China
2005        InSpiritus,  Group Show by Norwegian and UK artists,  in Leeds Cathedral & Oslo Cathedral,  Norway
2003        Call for Entry,  Group Show (including Calum Stirling,  Norma Thallon,  and Guyan John Porter),  Market Gallery,  Glasgow


2014-15  Leverhulme Artist in Residence at the Music Department of Durham University:
2009        Development Residency at STEIM in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2005        One-month residency at the WASPS Studios in Glasgow, collaborating with the Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra.
2004        Residency at Pavlov Medialab in Groningen,  the Netherlands
2003-04One-year residency at the Gloucester Cathedral to create new work for exhibition in the Crypt space
2003        Two-months new media art residency at Folly in Lancaster
2003        Development Residency at STEIM in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2002        Six-months residency at Street Level Photoworks and the Elmvale Resource Centre in Glasgow
2001        Twelve-week residency at the Crawford Arts Centre in St. Andrews


2022-2023   PGCert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Manchester Metropolitan University
2007-2011   PhD in New Media Art & Technology with CRUMB,  University of Sunderland,  AHRC funded
1999-2000  MSc. in Electronic Imaging,  Video and Sound, DJCA& D,  University of Dundee,  Scotland
1998-1999    BA in Animation and Screen Design at the Utrecht School of the Arts,  Hilversum,  the Netherlands
1993-1995    BA Hons in Sculpture and Historical and Critical Studies,  Glasgow School of Art,  Glasgow University,  Scotland
1991-1993    BA Fine Art,  Utrecht School of the Arts,  The Netherlands


Sept 2022-current FT (1.0) Senior Lecturer Interdisciplinary Digital Art at Manchester Metropolitan University,  MA Unit leader Spaces in XR Storytelling and Perspectives, L5 Unit Leader Innovative Practices in Games Art
1999- current Self-Employed Artist, registered in the UK
2019 Creative Economy Engagement Post Doctoral Research Fellow at Durham University, to create an AudioVirtualizer: an interactive 3D Virtual Reality environment that responds to music/sound input
June 2012-Dec 2013 FT (1.0) Lecturer Media Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University, Unit leader Advanced Computer Animation
July 2010-Jan 2012 PT (0.2) New Media Art Lecturer at Artez, Art School in Zwolle,  The Netherlands,  Unit leader of a new media art module
May 2005-June 2007 Visiting Lecturer,  teaching MFA students  at Sunderland University and undergraduate students at Brighton University
Sept 2005-Mar 2007 PT (0.6) New Media Project Co-ordinator at ISIS Arts in Newcastle,  UK
Oct 2003 Oct-2004 PT (0.2) Lecturer at the School of Media, Art and Design,  University of Gloucestershire
2002-2003PT (0.2) Project Manager for Arts in Hospital in Glasgow
Jan 2001-June 2002 PT (0.2) Lecturer New Media (and Mixed Media) at the Portfolio Preparation course at the Visual Arts Studio in Glasgow


2006        Media Centre,  Screening of Postcards from Glasgow's East End,  Sunderland University,  UK
2005        Grand Theatre Screening of Summa,  short video on music by Arvo Pärt,  Groningen,  The Netherlands
2004        Lloyd Hotel (Amsterdam) Screening of Flight during 'Lost and Found' evening
2002        Glasgow Film Theatre Screening of Dancing with Dinosaurs,  a short animation produced with participants from Adult Resource Centres
2001        Big M, screening of Birdrap,  part of Freeflow,  @ the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh
2000        DCA Cinema,  screening of Remotely Controlled,  In the Eye' and Human Machine
1998-99  The Animation film Moonstruck premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and was also screened at the Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht,  NL,  at the Marato de l'Espectacle in Barcelona,  Spain,  and in the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow and the GFT in Glasgow


2020-21 Zoom Drawing workshops for people who have suffered from baby loss to coincide with the Still Born exhibition tour
2018        Drawing workshops for people who have suffered from baby loss at Northern Print in Newcastle and at the Friends Meeting House in Manchester
2016        Art and Music workshops,  part of the Khyal Music and Imagination project,  Kelvingrove Primary School
       Sound art for children, project in Newcastle for Creative Partnerships,  UK
2006-2007Trainer in sound software (ProTools and LiSa) for ISIS Arts,  Newcastle,  UK
2005        Photography Project for the UCK within primary schools in Utrecht,  the Netherlands
2003        Sonic Arts Project for 17-18 year-olds for the Inspiration Festival,  Glasgow
2003        Animation workshops for deaf children throughout Scotland,  for the NDCS in Glasgow