WoWmen! - selection of videos, films & installations by Marijs Boulogne, Anetta Mona Chisa & Lucia Tkacova, Nilbar Güres, Sharon Hayes, Sükran Moral, Zeyno Pekünlü.
WoWmen! - Now that more and more practising Muslims are coming to power in Turkey, the feminist movement finds itself on the horns of a dilemma. Is the tension between tradition and modernisation in East and West Istanbul illustrative of what is happening in gender issues? This is the topic of a debate.
WoWmen! - selection of videos, films & installations by Nada Gambier, Nilbar Güres, Sharon Hayes, Marie Losier, Sükran Moral, Zeyno Pekünlü.
WoWmen! - A social happening and a performance in one. Roses & Beans is about how we organise and experience love, and about the model of the couple as the ultimate formula for success and happiness. Andersson and Sahlin are borrowing extracts of life and art from couples like Marina & Ulay, John & Yoko and Brad & Angelina. And they invite you to a party.
WoWmen! - Eleanor Bauer is making a special WoWmen! episode of her one-woman variety show. Combining sharp wit, humor, and serious questions, BAUER HOUR (The Docudrama) features on-location interviews with Emily Roysdon, Christine De Smedt, Katy Pyle, and a panel of concerned experts and researchers discussing a gender analysis of the Belgian performing arts field.
WoWmen! - From 2011 to 2013 Bettina Knaup travelled the world to discover unknown feminist, gender and queer performing artists and make their work accessible. The result is a mobile archive with more than 250 videos, photos and other documents of 180 performance artists. Bettina Knaup explains the project and presents visual material that shows previously unknown performances.
WoWmen! - Actress and visual artist Dolores Bouckaert and dancer Charlotte Vanden Eynde are fascinated by the deceptiveness of the body as an expressive medium. In this show they explore how to manipulate the theatrical body and how to unmask it.
WoWmen! - The Catalan dancer and choreographer Pere Faura is fascinated by the mechanisms of sexual arousal; the connection between dance and eroticism is the basis of the twofold programme that he will be presenting during WoWmen. In Striptease, he compares the art of stripping with theatre.
WoWmen! - The Catalan dancer and choreographer Pere Faura is fascinated by the mechanisms of sexual arousal. A hula hoop and Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons play a central role in Bomberos con grandes mangueras (Firemen with long hoses). Pornographic imagery becomes part of the choreographic practice.
WoWmen! - What role do women actually play in today’s protest movements? If women want to make their voice heard, can they do so as part of existing protest movements or do they have to start their own? Do women have to bare their breasts to bring about change? A debate between 5 women.
WoWmen! - Autant de questions dont les réponses supposent que « comprendre » la performance et ses formes irrégulières, cela s’apprend notamment à l’Université libre de Bruxelles mais surtout que cela se vit. Des étudiantes en Master 1 Arts du Spectacle vivant s’y risquent en grande complicité avec les artistes et le Kaaitheater durant WoWmen! #2, explorant les liens complexes entre art de la performance, féminisme et genre.
WoWmen! - A workshop by Marijs Boulogne about the depiction of other gender forms than men and women. The initiators are the performing artists Jaimes Mayhew and Kanarinka (USA).
WoWmen! - In Lifting Mountains with My Belly, or The Pregnancy Project, three heavily pregnant women talk about their experience of pregnancy. Three different views on what it’s like to have something in your belly, and what it’s like to be inside the belly of something bigger.
WoWmen! - Choreographer Anne Juren and director Annie Dorsen collaborate on Magical, a solo dance piece performed by Juren, which uses the canon of feminist performance art and the rituals of a magic show. In the process they themselves become the object of a manipulation. Is Magical performance, magic, pornography or something completely different?
WoWmen! - Sabina Toll describes her music as ‘electro with spacy dimensions’. Her influences range widely, from Edith Piaf through Kraftwerk to Nina Simone and Dead Can Dance. And she explores at least as many different directions in the universe with her own sound. She brings WoWmen! to a close with a big bang!