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Vissenschild

Poetry Project

Rhou | Engel in Marmer

Music Project

The Visual

Music Project

About me

Timon Persoon profiles himself as a sound poet and concept artist, creating sound and music for contexts like live performances, theater, dance and film. He shapes sound like a poet would shape words. With the use of field recordings, analogue synths and acoustic instruments he creates atmospheric music that appeals to the imagination.

Besides melancholic dark layers, contrast and imperfection elicit the unexpected in his work. It is the unexpected that awakens the listener’s attention, making it both flow and focus. Stimulated to listen actively, a communion arises between music maker and listener. Together they meander through a wakeful dream of wonder and exploration.

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As a songwriter and keyboard player Persoon played in several projects. Together with Anna Van Rij they embody the Visual. “From melancholy to bombastic they take you with them in a dystopian black and white arthouse film, where time stands still.” In 2019 they played at Best Kept Secret and released their debut album ‘Moments of Being’. Next to that Persoon is lead singer and songwriter of the band Rhou. In 2020 Persoon received the 3 Package Deal support from Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunsten which he used for developing Rhou and other creative projects.

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As a songwriter and keyboard player Persoon played in several projects. Together with Anna Van Rij they embody the Visual. “From melancholy to bombastic they take you with them in a dystopian black and white arthouse film, where time stands still.” In 2019 they played at Best Kept Secret and released their debut album ‘Moments of Being’. Next to that Persoon is lead singer and songwriter of the band Rhou. In 2020 Persoon received the 3 Package Deal support from Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunsten which he used for developing Rhou and other creative projects.

“Stop thinking about art works as objects, and start thinking about them as triggers for experience”

– Brian Eno –