‘WUNDERBAR’ is a delicious insight into the surreal and fantastical world of EDDIE IZZARD.
Debates on Division is an ongoing, interactive performance that deals with the complexity of current political reality and its implications. What begins as a fictional TV talk show with invited actors and artists ends with a performative demonstration to the European Parliament.
We get up and we go back to sleep every day: the two extremes that determine the primal unity of our lives. In this performance, River Lin questions sleep as an artificial force.
Fourfold (Autonomous Scenography) is a generator of scenographies, a machine that constantly produces different images. Image, sound, language and light do not aim to represent something, but to generate a reality in complete freedom.
Dancer/choreographer Ula Sickle presents a new and intimate sound performance in the striking, seven-storey staircase of WIELS. It is a pared down score for body and voice, performed by the artist and singer Fabienne Seveillac.
During Unsettled Study, a.pass platform for artistic research is revisiting the architectural, material and performative components of doing research together. The group is establishing a space of study at Kanal where you can join their explorations as they happen.
How do we deal with mourning and loss nowadays? Life is a succession of transitional moments, major and minor connections that inevitably change you. The decreasing importance of traditional rituals to experience transitional moments has resulted in a search for alternatives.
If we continue to consume more language more quickly and superficially, will we still be able to use language instinctively and emotionally? PRICE is appealing to movement and music to answer this question. Along with pianist Sebastian Hirsig, he will captivate you with his body and voice. You stand next to him on stage, while the soundtrack of heavenly ambient will flow to dark tribal – and back again.
body as oracle, a trance, a rhythmic interface, an atmosphere, a landscape with the texture of my current mental state. a dance informed by everything and everyone i have ever encountered, seen, heard, felt, been beside that has become part of me, as i try to identify my own voice. and then see if i can stand it. nothing ever really goes away.
What began for Alexis Blake as a research project on the representation of women in Italian art soon evolved into a choreography and into a performance. Accompanied by four musicians in the Horta Hall at BOZAR, she makes an archive of poses abstract, stripping them of their history and context.
Nora Turato points a selfie-cam at today’s hectic internet culture. She exposes the fears that are at the root of our society’s shortening attention span. Her monumental installation in cold, black steel suggests that our ‘totally wired’ state of mind may be far more institutionalized than we think.
The Monastery invites you to dive into the Bardo States: liminal moments between living and dying, in or out of your body, where you balance on the edge of the unknown.
A woman behind a shop window is faced with a complex dilemma: a man constantly attacks her, but she absolutely refuses to defend herself or strike back. Her attitude is anything but passive, on the contrary, it suggests profound willpower. In Shadow Boxing – a live version of a video from 2004 – Sophie Whetnall pursues ethical coherence by rejecting violence.
In this tribute to Ian White (1971-2013), Jimmy Robert investigates the worlds of disco and death. Expect a critical meditation on the legacy of the 1980s with a specific focus on AIDS, activism, gender and race.
On a big screen, Bryana Fritz snips up heavy philosophical texts until they suddenly become light and readable. By combining them with snippets of medieval literature, music and images made up of digital characters, she creates a performative collage in protest of her digital cage.
The Senders is an immersive, synesthetic experience that allows you to experience reality in an unseen yet amplified way. Is a new world possible beyond the economic and ecological crisis?
This season, Decoratelier Jozef Wouters is collaborating with Open Kunstenhuis Globe Aroma to create Underneath Which Rivers Flow. A group of women and men – builders, poets, and dreamers – meet every week at Decoratelier in Molenbeek. In this space, they build stories together, a secret garden full of wormholes to unsuspected worlds.
Originally, Monumental was a film about monuments, statues and memorials in public spaces. Cottencin is now handing the performance on to a group of students from the ULB and La Cambre. How do you represent performance and time in the immovable space of collective memory?