JOZEF VAN WISSEM

31.03.2012

 

SONICAUDIOVISUALSERIES – episode VI – curated by Peter Kaemmerer

 

JOZEF VAN WISSEM // (NL / US ) // “Concerning the Entrance into Eternity”

 

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photo by Sara Driver

 

Dutch minimalist composer and lute player based in Brooklyn. In 2013 JOZEF VAN WISSEM won the Cannes Soundtrack Award for the score of Only Lovers Left Alive at the Cannes Film Festival. An incessantly touring musician, Van Wissem studied lute in New York with Patrick O’Brien. He was commissioned by London’s National Gallery to compose a sound piece to Hans Holbein´s painting “The Ambassadors”.

Concerning the Entrance into Eternity, his first collaborative album with JIM JARMUSCH, was released on Important Records in early 2012. more under: jozefvanwissem.com