In this performance, created on the “Joan Baez in Concert Part 2” live LP, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Rosas dancer and musician Carlos Garbin explore the relationship between dance and song, and between different notions of performance and concert: “My dancing is my singing, my singing is my dancing”.
In Untitled, the figure of the mascot plays a central role. The relationship between man and object, which is an essential element in Kris Verdonck’s work, takes on layers of social and political meaning. Untitled is a solo for dancer Marc Iglesias Figueras. Previously, Verdonck created solos for Alix Eynaudi (EXIT) and Johan Leysen (M, a reflection).
Theatre maker Wajdi Mouawad engages in an open dialogue with the mayor of Brussels, Yvan Mayeur. Béatrice Delvaux (Le Soir) will eavesdrop on this unprecedented encounter, a first in a series of three Night Shops organised by UCL.
Departing from the sexual utopia particular to the counterculture of the 60's, Mette Ingvartsen looks closely at our contemporary bodies, searching for cracks to penetrate our understandings of sexuality today. With the solo 69 positions she starts a new cycle of work entitled The Red Pieces. The series is a contemporary reflection on sexual practices and society.
If you would like to learn more about performance art before you venture into the Performatik festival, you can take our four-part course entitled What is Performance Art? On the usefulness or pointlessness of the collective term ‘performance’. On performance past and present, in art and the performing arts.