Joh. Enschede Amsterdam was commissioned by the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations to produce the Document of Abdication as well as the accompanying storage cassette. The design was by by Jaap Drupsteen, with the Humanistic Minuscule and Italic and all their contextual lettervariations written by Frank E. Blokland, translated by himself into digital fonts: 'Abdicatie Regular' and 'Abdicatie Italic', printed on parchment. The application of these fonts is a one-time event.
Since 2011 Marcel Cobussen, senior researcher and lecturer at ACPA, is running the online, open access Journal of Sonic Studies (JSS). The journal provides a platform for theorists and artists who would like to present relevant work regarding auditory culture. The primary aim of the journal is to think through and problematize auditory culture, in order to understand the impact and importance of sound for and in contemporary culture.
You are very welcome to attend the PM concert on Thursday 30 May in the Lokhorstkerk Leiden (17-18 h.). The students who participate in this concert are all full-time students at Leiden University, and follow a practical Minor in their elective space at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. They are the living example of the fact that art and science can go hand in hand!