Sound Trip World went to the DOADOA East African Art Market for the first time in 2018. There we made a show with local artists: the Kampala Symphony Orchestra, a girls choir of the BBC Ghetto Film Project and musicians we met at a jam session at the National Theatre.
In 2018, our team consisted of Carlo Balemans, Bas Duister (trumpet), Marinda Kusters (flute) and Orihana Calcines (video). In 2019, Carlo went alone, giving workshops to local musicians.
Campus Party is a festival all about innovation, creativity, science, digital entertainment and entrepreneurship. Sound Trip World combined music, electronic gadgets and live interactive performances as energizer for three nights.
Sound Trip World opened up the ZMS2C Festival, working together with Paul van der Feen, lead saxophonist of the Metropole orchestra.
SOUND TRIP XXL
With 200 amateurs, two producers, three solo artists, Conny Janssen’s dancers, and spontaneous ideas from the public made for an imaginative and extraordinary performance, with the audience on pillows, walking around, and enjoying the performance however they saw fit. The spectacular opening of the current Sound Trip World Formula.
After winning an important art prize in the Netherlands, trumpet player Eric Vloeimans had the opportunity to make his own performance, where he asked Martin Fondse and Carlo Balemans to work with him, the first time they used modular composing.