Jérôme Bel

Gala

dance

Gala
Gala

15.12 – 17.12.2017

Isabella Gresser

Fatigue Society: Byung-Chul Han in Seoul/Berlin

film talk

Fatigue Society: Byung-Chul Han in Seoul/Berlin
Fatigue Society: Byung-Chul Han in Seoul/Berlin

18.12.2017

This essay film about philosopher Byung-Chul Han encircles the phenomenon of fatigue in our capitalistic societies – and its associated symptoms, such as depression and burnout. Following the screening of the film, Bieke Purnelle will moderate a debate with Ignaas Devisch, Valentine Kempynck, David Weber-Krebs and Patrícia Portela.

T.J. Demos

Against the Anthropocene

talk

Against the Anthropocene
Against the Anthropocene

16.12.2017

T.J. Demos examines creative models of cultural practice modeling alternatives to the human exceptionalism, anthropocentrism, and technoscientific rationality of the Anthropocene thesis.

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The city of the Moroccan Dream

MOUSSEM CITIES: CASABLANCA

The city of the Moroccan Dream
The city of the Moroccan Dream

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We asked Mohamed Ikoubaân and Cees Vossen – the director and programme director of Moussem Nomadic Arts Centre, respectively – why they decided on Casablanca this year.

‘There’s an overall craving for a feeling of trance’

In conversation with Gisèle Vienne

‘There’s an overall craving for a feeling of trance’
‘There’s an overall craving for a feeling of trance’

article

For CROWD, French artist and choreographer Gisèle Vienne invited fifteen youngsters to surrender to the techno beats of the 90s. We meet her some weeks before the premiere, to talk about the presentations and representations of violence, Indonesian rituals, and artist-made funerals.

Surviving winter in 2017: how do you cope?

Surviving winter in 2017: how do you cope?
Surviving winter in 2017: how do you cope?

Actua

In the run-up to the longest night of the year, on 21/12, she initiates an experiment focused on contemporary forms of hibernation. And you can be part of it. How can we reinstate the dark to its essential place? Animals retreat to their dens or caves and eat their food supplies – but how can we as people find a better way to digest this life?

IETM Brussels: Day opening plenary by Eleanor Bauer

IETM Brussels: Day opening plenary by Eleanor Bauer
IETM Brussels: Day opening plenary by Eleanor Bauer

Video

During the Friday's opening speech of IETM Brussels, Eleanor Bauer talked about "the traumas and ruptures of the post-truth era that are exposing holes in the fabric of our co-constructed realities."

IETM Brussels opening keynote speech

Art in the age of populism

IETM Brussels opening keynote speech
IETM Brussels opening keynote speech

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IETM Brussels Plenary Meeting, 23 - 26 November 2017, gathered 837 participants from 46 different countries across the globe to discuss the position of the arts in the age of populism. Watch the video recording of the meeting’s opening keynote speech “Art in the age of populism” by Eric Corijn and read the transcript.

EEN DUET TUSSEN DANS EN LICHT

een interview met Michiel Vandevelde

EEN DUET TUSSEN DANS EN LICHT
EEN DUET TUSSEN DANS EN LICHT

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Michiel Vandevelde over zijn laatste voorstelling in de cyclus rond Oswalde De Andrades 'kannibalistisch manifest'. Een interview door Esther Severi (Kaaitheater).