Malu Peeters makes (spatial) sound and music for XR installations, performing arts and (experimental) film. She is part of performance collective Henrike Iglesias (CH/DE) whose activities extend from the popular to the political, and via the personal back to the popular. Besides the performing arts she works as supervising sound editor and composer for film and (experimental) documentaries, and makes spatial audio design for XR installations that screened at a.o. Eye Film Museum, Humboldt Forum, Centraal Museum, IDFA, Het HEM.
The project [Posthuman Wombs] created in collaboration with artist Anan Fries – a non-normative approach to exploring pregnant bodies in a combination of VR, live performance and spatial sound – world premiered at IDFA 2021, was winner of the Netherlands Film Fund DocLab Interactive Grant and nominated in the IDFA DocLab 2021 competition for Best Immersive Non-Fiction. The [Posthuman Wombs] stand-alone version currently tours film and new media festivals internationally, a.o. DOK Leipzig 2022, GIFF – Geneva International Film Festival 2022, Konsthall C Stockholm, Web3Tales Zagreb, DA Z – Digital Arts Zurich.
In December 2022 she released her first EP titled L-0-U, which explores the spectrum of the human voice from the fleshly and sexual to the odd and whimsical, creating funny songs that are comforting yet unpredictable.
Malu Peeters works and lives in Berlin and Amsterdam. Malupeeters.org