Jasmijn Lootens plays a wide spectrum, from classical cello across microtonal experiments to electronically manipulated improvisations. She is a cellist at Tiptoe Company, which focuses on contemporary chamber music. With Nemø ensemble she performs contemporary, experimental music and explores alternative concert formats. Since 2020, she has formed the trio bODEM with clarinetist Niels Hap and pianist Ivo Delaere, in which they present repertoire from the 20th and 21st centuries.
As a soloist, Lootens gave concerts at Ghent Festival of Flanders, Festival Midis-Minimes (Brussels), Baroque Festival Tata (HU), Klara in deSingel, Flagey, De Bijloke, Handelsbeurs, Concertgebouw aan 't IJ (NL), ...
Together with pianist Michaël Verlinden she founded the musical lab Oo. which led to the interdisciplinary Studio Radiaal with Jeroen Cluckers (video, film), A. De Causmaecker (space) and Maarten Craeynest (music technology). This is part of the doctorate that Jasmijn Lootens has been working on since 2018 at LUCA School of Arts, KU Leuven and docARTES, Orpheus Institute in Ghent.
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