Tiago Rodrigues

Antony and Cleopatra

theatre

Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra

13.10 – 15.10.2016

Zig Zig
Zig Zig

30.09 – 01.10.2016

Rain (live)
Rain (live)

04.10 – 07.10.2016

Benjamin Barber & Mayors

On the First Global Parliament of Mayors

talk

On the First Global Parliament of Mayors
On the First Global Parliament of Mayors

13.09.2016

In 2014 Benjamin Barber presented his book If Mayors Ruled the World. Out of the book’s worldwide success came a concrete initiative: The Global Parliament of Mayors. The first meeting of this new democratic platform will take place in The Hague from 10 to 12 September 2016. On 13 September, a delegation of mayors led by Benjamin Barber will be coming to Brussels to present the results.

RE:MAKE

RE:MAKE
RE:MAKE

How are we to ‘remake’ society at the dawn of the 21st century? This is the central question at the beginning of this season, and it forms the leitmotif throughout the 2016-2017 programme at the Kaaitheater. RE:MAKE is a series of lectures and debates that bring both concrete practice and new ideas to the fore.

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Kaaitheater 2016-2017

Beyond fear and indifference

Kaaitheater 2016-2017
Kaaitheater 2016-2017

article

Where are the current impulses for new societal ideals today? How can we, as an arts centre, contribute to a climate in which engagement becomes self-evident and in which positive, utopian ideas are free to grow?

Global Parliament of Mayors

an introduction

Global Parliament of Mayors
Global Parliament of Mayors

article

The Global Parliament of Mayors is an unprecedented new experiment in democratic global governance platform by, for, and of cities.

Het TheaterFestival 16

25/08 > 4/09/2016

Het TheaterFestival 16
Het TheaterFestival 16

article

The TheaterFestival marks the beginning of a new season by bringing the best theatre to the limelight.

Jean Luc Nancy

Sur l'art de la pensée

Jean Luc Nancy
Jean Luc Nancy

article

The French philosopher Jean-Luc Nancy has pronounced ideas on art and culture. This talk focuses on the status of art as such, on art as representation, concrete phenomena in works of art and how the spectator views them. He engages in conversation with Ignaas Devisch, professor in Ethics, Philosophy and Medical Philosophy at Ghent University. Their starting point is the book Jean-Luc Nancy – De kunst van het denken (2012).

Rachid Benzine & Abdelkader Benali

On Islam, freedom of speech, and the role of culture

Rachid Benzine & Abdelkader Benali
Rachid Benzine & Abdelkader Benali

article

A debate with the Dutch-Moroccan writer Abdelkader Benali and the French-Moroccan philosopher Rachid Benzine. (in Dutch and French)

Vincianne Despret

L'inventivité des morts

Vincianne Despret
Vincianne Despret

article

How do the dead get us moving? These and other questions raised by the philosopher Vinciane Despret (ULG, ULB) resonate in The Parliament of Invisibles. On the occasion of this performance, Despret talks about the relationship between the dead and the living and how they are an inexhaustible source of stories and art.