On things going round is a knight's tour visiting the remote corners of the mind. De Spullenmannen explore the arts and sciences, skipping from maths to music, stumbling on visual art and digging into the history of ideas. [more info]

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For reporters, a cartoonist and a graphic designer get three hours to find out where they are or what's going on in the world. With help of your reliable information and a hand cranked duplicator the produce a paper with the real news: The Daily Issue. [more info]

newspaper

How much energy does an LED use? And a mixer or a water boiler? You won't really know until you feel it in your legs. How long will you have to bike to make a cup of tea? [more info]

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The Beep Oink Yodel Band is locked behind bars in the cargo hold of an electric tricycle, and connected to one-armed bandit. Come and place your bets! Insert 1 coin for 2 minutes of music out of and endless repertoire ranging from Zappa to Cage. [more info]

street performance

The Spullenmen use a big press to squeeze sounds out of various objects. On a big screen the objects breathe their last sighs in close-up. [more info]

musical performance

Lecture about recycling, grassroots initiatives, art and science and serveral other topics [more info]

lecture

The playground of de Spullenmannen. It is here that ideas are born, spullen is gathered, and experiments are carried out. [more info]

special projects

The City Conductor is a science fiction drama in which two robots play as actors. the story is about a couple of scientists that discover that their civilization is about to collapse, just as it is too late to help it. [more info]

visual theatre

Mission improbable, (almost) all science in 16 interactive installations. Embark on a exploration through the labyrinth. Who dares? Fear is for Sissies, please do touch! [more info]

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Create a resilient network in 3 simple steps!
  1. pick up some cables and connect the lamps to the power generator
  2. test your system: press the large red button to create a random disturbance
  3. too bad, start over!
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De Spullenmannen have built the scenography for the VPRO-series "Hoe het echt zit". [more info]

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The Finite Racetrack is a toy with a twist. Race 10 laps as quickly as possible, but be careful, or nobody will win... [more info]

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In the lobby of the TU Delft stands a big machine, looking like it came from the moon. With it, visitors can take a virtual tour through the digital collection of the library and experience its rich diversity. [more info]

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"The neighbours are NOT dangerous!" - "Say NO to wrinkles!" - "Respect authority!"
Free recommendations by the Mafia. They address warnings to the audience, comfortably seated in their pimped electric wheelchairs. [more info]

performance

In a remote record office at the Ministry of Goods No Longer In Use two men are trying to keep their heads above water. MORE is about the abundance of spullen and the experience of being written off. [more info]

visual theatre

Curiosity is the joint driving force of artists and scientists. OERolSOEP is about the tall tale that is all around us every day, but no longer arouses our curiosity. [more info]

beeldende kunst

With the Brain Detector the visitor can sneak a peek at what could be going on underneath his scull. He can put a water kettle on his head, with wires everywhere and a light bulb in the spout. [more info]

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Anything can happen between now and tomorrow. Even things you don't want to think of. By answering a few questions you can make your own obituary. The Obituary Generator calculates your possible course of life and shows what your obituary could look like. [more info]

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The Language Machine makes new words. Do you have something that desperately needs a word? Describe it to the machine and it will set out to work. [more info]

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The toasterhelmet went through a turbulent development over the past century. With a fashion show and an exhibition, the Spullenmen provide an overview of this colourful history. [more info]

design, performance

A fully automatic Pudding Machine. Featuring power tools like an electric drill and a grinding disc, it uses a lot of motoric force to prepare a delicious dessert. [more info]

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Investigating Terrestrial Intelligence is a survey of earthly intelligence. Scientists investigate an - according to reports - extraordinary species in its natural habitat from within the safe environment of their mobile laboratory. [more info]

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For the temporary storage of your child. [more info]

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The Esteem Machine can be brought into action when the need for a decent applause is high. The operation instructions are simple: position oneself underneath the machine and press the big red button. An enthusiastic indiviual applause will be the result. [more info]

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Glass as a reflecting interface, literally as the reproducer weergever of images and sound. The Spullenmen contributed to the GlasslaG project by compagnie Okx. GlasslaG is a multidisciplinary research and a site specific work-in-progress. [more info]

visual theatre

Splatter, Time, Rope and Poles
A sound performance in which chain reactions influence and ultimately disorder the lives of characters living in a grant clockwork. STPR is a co-work of the Spullenmen, Odd Enjinears and TUIG. [more info]

visual theatre

No stand-ins, all stunts are for real! A racing driver tears with an electric invalid chair across a giant ramp and jumps through a ring of fire. That is, almost... [more info]

act

Study by the Spullenmen, Jesper de Neergaard, Bjørn Olesen en Tina Andersen exploring the boundaries of commercialism and absurdism. [more info]

theatre show