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Marike van DijkThe Stereography Project (ft. Jess Taylor and Katell Keineg) album cover (detail) 2018. Photo: Keez Muizelarr. Courtesy the artist.

Artist in Residence: Marike van Dijk

Musician and composer Marike van Dijk will create a series of new musical compositions inspired by the light, colours and shapes featured in the Bauhaus Now exhibition.

During the residency, Marike will develop her Shapes series, a suite of seven movements based on geometric and organic shapes. Shapes will be performed at Museum of Brisbane on 19 March with a six-piece ensemble: string quartet, piano and saxophone.

Marike will be in the Museum Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 5:00pm during her residency.

MoB’s Artist in Residence program is supported by Tim Fairfax AC.

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About Marike van Dijk

Dutch jazz saxophonist/composer/arranger Marike van Dijk has divided her time working and living between Brooklyn and Amsterdam over the past years. She is currently pursuing a PhD in composition at the University of Queensland. Her most recent project features her large jazz ensemble, The Stereography Project, and a collaboration with two singer-songwriters: Jeff Taylor (USA) and Katell Keineg (UK).

Marike van Dijk. Photo: Lily Chen.