is installed on the bank of the Drainage Canal in The Hague,
near the Houtrust Bridge. It is the source of an artificial river
called De Haagse Beek: at regular intervals The Pump transfers
fresh water from the Drainage Canal into the Haagse Beek. At the
request of the Institute of Artificial Art Amsterdam, in
collaboration with Stroom HCBK Den Haag, The Pump has accepted
to have its music recorded and put out on CD.
CD Pomp Pump was realized as part of a project involving
Art in the Public Space around De Haagse Beek. This project was
curated by Krijn Giezen; it also included works by Herman de Vries
and Ian Hamilton Finlay.
material for the CD Pomp Pump was recorded by Remko Scha
and Van Lagestein. It was mixed in the studios of STEIM, Amsterdam.
Den Haag, November 25, 1994 - March 4, 1995. De Haagse Beek
Herzien. Group show including an installation with the CD Pomp
Den Haag, April 6 - June 10, 1995. Public Affair. Documentation.
Pomp Pump. 60' Audio CD. Amsterdam: Helmholtz Theater / Den
Haag: Stroom HCBK. 1994.
about The Pump
en natuur in de Beek herzien." Haagse Courant, December
Scha: "The Pumping Station Plays Rhythms
of the River." In: Krijn Giezen (ed.): Haagse Beek.
Stroom HCBK, May 1992.