Together with the Muziekgebouw Eindhoven we organised the seventh neon-lit edition of the renowned jazz and beyond So What’s Next? festival. The process started in the summer of 2019 when the Muziekgebouw Eindhoven asked us to make detailed plans for the seventh edition of the festival. This led to writing a grant application for the BIZ
PAPERJAM was asked to coordinate the inner city part of the GEO—DESIGN: Junk exhibition by Design Academy Eindhoven and Van Abbemuseum during Dutch Design Week 2019. GEO—DESIGN: Junk is a ground breaking design-research exhibition on waste. From satellite graveyards to dead stock via the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. All That Is Solid Melts into Trash explores global systems of discarded
Felt is an oasis in the bustle of everyday life. Felt is palpable and close, in response to haste and hype. With unique artists, playing in special settings. Intense music that deepens, delays time into an experience that you won’t forget anytime soon. Sometimes at the Muziekgebouw, sometimes in the open air, then again in
PAPERJAM was asked by Muziekgebouw Eindhoven and Storioni Festival to take care of the program, coordination, organization, promotion and visibility of the very first edition of their outdoor program called Music in the Streets. Storioni Festival itself has been around for many years now, but their greatest wish was to organize an outdoor music festival
Together with Toppers in Concept we created the Hospitality Inspiration event for Eindhoven247. With little boats we took the guests to an abandoned tunnel transformed into a appealing location where we welcomed them with oysters and champagne. During the evening we had surprise acts such as a opera-singer and a violinist. Photos by
For four years, PAPERJAM has taken care of the marketing, promotion and communication of the Eindhoven Maker Faire: the biggest maker festival of the Netherlands. Talking robots and drawbots; curious rides and vehicles; urban mining; astonishing electronics; kinetic art; building robots from recyclables; 3D scanning your own face: join in and experience it at Eindhoven
Starting in 2014, PAPERJAM developed and organized various Portfolio Nights in the Van Abbemuseum. Especially for young artists and other creatives, we invited top notch professionals in art, design, photography, graphic design, illustration and fashion for a series of quick-fire portfolio review sessions. Young artists could ask them for feedback, tips, tricks or just some
For GLOW we produced the large light and sound installation ‘The Great Indecision Council‘ by Romain Tardy. The installation translates the search terms most frequently used in Google and Google News into visual and audio signals within the public space in real time. The installation was originally commissioned by festival Into The Great Wide Open.
Together with artists Wladimir Manshanden and Vincent Wittenberg we created the book ‘Sorry for Damage Done’. Sorry for Damage Done contains photographs made by companies hired to clean municipal property in Eindhoven, archiving the city’s graffiti and sticker culture. Order it here! Photos by Hanneke Wetzer
During a sunny weekend in September we created a street festival for the Nieuwe Emmasingel, a shopping street in the centre of Eindhoven. We created cozy hangout area’s, photowalls and tape art. All combined with food, drinks and funky music. In collaboration with Toppers in Concept. Photos by Max Kneefel
The municipality of Eindhoven asked us to create an idea for the somewhat ugly glass containers in the centre of the city. Inspired by the nearby church and historical buildings we asked illustrator Niels Bakkerus to create a design using the elements of stained glass.
To connect Onder de Leidingstraat with Veemgebouw during the Dutch Design Week we created a very special zebra crossing together with street artist Niels Bakkerus.
For the STRP Biennal 2015 we produced the performance Transcranial Phase II by Klaus Obermaier (AUT), Daito Manabe (JPN) and Kyle McDonald (USA). Scientists use electromagnetic pulses to create glitches on brain activity by altering neuronal currents. Such glitches may cause temporary failures that can be represented by disassembling the body. As if this would
Each year we produce Create Out Loud, the talk show that brings design alive during Dutch Design Week, seven evenings in a row. Each night, new guests take us on a refreshing trip through the world of design. Both interesting for a large audience and relevant for insiders and professional designers. Still, Create Out Loud
In 2018 PAPERJAM co-produced the TAG conference in Amsterdam. The Tag Conference is a conference about Name Writing in Public Space, in history and today, that gathers scholars and specialists from all over the world to explore name writing, or tagging. We organized a call for papers and invited some guest speakers. The call for
The third instalment of the annual Unlock Book Fair co-produced by PAPERJAM, took place last December in Amsterdam, with close to fifty exhibitors coming together for the latest meeting of the international graffiti and street art publishing scene. Publishers came from seventeen different countries representing the whole European continent, but also from Australia and
Disposable, is a photo exhibition and book project curated by Bomber Johan and Jasper van Es (PAPERJAM). The idea is simple, we give away disposable cameras to graffiti-writers from all over the world with only one request … ‘Please, show us your adventures” Once used, the camera’s were sent back to us and developed. The
For It’s Fashion Weekend we created an activation to support the men who went shopping with their wifes or girlfriends by offering them a little time off. A mobile bar called ‘Waiting While She Shops’ where we offered them a cold beer and they could watch the football or play a game of FIFA. After
We designed and produced the second STRP SCENE event for STRP Festival 2016, which was held in the 3000 square meter 8th floor of the industrial Veemgebouw. By using different colors of foil the huge space could be divided in smaller, easy navigate, area’s for 2 days of workshops, lectures, discussions and art installations.
Together with Motion Paintings we created and produced a site-specific light artwork at the urban industrial heart of Eindhoven, Strijp-S. We portraited the energy of the entrepreneurs, creatives and residents at Strijp-S. In terms of form, it visualises the creative DNA of the area.
PAPERJAM produced and curated an 3000m2 historic exhibition about 200 years of Eindhoven initiated by SintTrudo and in collaboration with RHCe, Eindhoven in Beeld, Philips Museum, DAF Museum, Eindhoven Museum and many others. We presented a story how the city grew from a little village with some farmers to a creative and innovative city with
#VIRALVANDALS is an exhibition co-curated and produced by Jasper van Es (PAPERJAM) and Good Guy Boris about the second life of Graffiti. With artists like 4608 & Fabian Sigurd, Boyscout, Brad Downey, Eewan, Good Guy Boris, Loiq, Mobstr, MOSES&TAPS™, MVIN, Nawas, Nug & Pike, Rage, Sauli Sirviö, TOY Crew, Utah & Ether, Veli & Amosa and Zelle Asphaltkultur. In forty years, graffiti has grown from a
For the Eindhoven Museum we helped launch and produce their newest travelling exhibition Museum door de Stad. The programme was developed in collaboration with designers, cultural institutions and heritage partners in Eindhoven. The exhibitions will travel throughout the city for 2,5 years and shows interactive installations by contemporary Eindhoven designers based on historical themes. All
In the city Hall of Eindhoven PAPERJAM produced a pop-up exhibition dedicated to the artist Olly van Abbe, who passed away a year earlier. The show was an initiative of Anne Rensen and the Eindhoven Museum.
“Percussion is the music of the modern day” Percussionists move as easily between genres – from classical to pop or theatre – as they move between a range of instruments in performances that sometimes resemble top-class sports. To show these interesting cross-overs on a more daily basis (since the TROMP festival is only held once
In 2018 PAPERJAM was asked to join the EMOVES marketing team to help promote the festival offline. In 2019 EMOVES changed into a platform instead of a festival. We made sure there was a solid communication strategy and a news based website. Urban Culture is similar to Hiphop culture containing the elements Bboying (breakdance), Graffiti,
The Urban Dansdagen 2018: a weekend full of battles, showcases, theater, presentations and workshops. The elite of the urban dance world is on stage during the Urban Dansdagen: dancers, street dance groups, and up-and-coming urban dance theater makers take over all of Parktheater’s halls. (opent in een nieuwe tab)
In 2018 and 2019 PAPERJAM will take care of the marketing and promotion of the theatre show Between Us. Between Us is the second theatre production of The Ruggeds. In 2017 they toured with their first successful production Adrenaline through the Netherlands. Fragments of this production were also performed with great success in London, Paris,
Ruffle the drum, bang the bongo’s and smash the chimes. The Young Art Night is the only time a year you’re invited into the museum by night. During Young Art Nights, the museum transforms into a beacon of light, fun, music and art. PAPERJAM helped the Van Abbemuseum organize these events from 2014 to 2016.
Eindhoven365 asked us to come up with a yearlong activation to give the newest hotspots in the city centre some extra attention. We create monthly items with the coolest videos, photos and articles where each month we ‘point out’ two new or remarkable hotspots. We use huge red arrows which are placed in front of