Unfortunately, we have to cancel this workshop due to an injury of one of the dancers.
Along with dancers from Rosas, children can take their first tentative steps into the world of dance. Tempo, improvisation, agility, and body control are the central focus of this swinging workshop, set to the saxophone of John Coltrane.
July 1968. The legendary Paradise Now by The Living Theatre premieres at the Festival d’Avignon. The actors attempted to unleash a revolution by getting the audience into a state of readiness. Half a century later, Michiel Vandevelde is exploring the vestiges of the legacy of May ’68. Will new future perspectives open up when thirteen young people survey a half century of history in a wild choreography of iconic images?
Mette Ingvartsen aims to explore and expose the fact that pornography has rooted itself deep within our society. In the fourth instalment of her Red Pieces cycle, she mixes physical actions with narrative passages, presenting you with a veritable mental choreography. She again holds up her magnifying glass to sexuality – resulting in an extraordinarily intense production.
The world-renowned 89-year-old ecofeminist Joanna Macy wants more than passive hope. Why do we wait for impulses from outside to effect genuine change? In her latest book Active Hope, she offers concrete instruments for you to play an active role in the ‘Great Revolution’, geared towards a feasible and sustainable future for the environment, humanity, and society.
We live in an age in which human activity has a profound impact on our physical and ecological surroundings. Nevertheless, these transformations often go unseen. How can we create stories, aesthetics, and spaces of experience to deal with this situation reflectively and critically? Looking for answers, David Weber-Krebs and Jeroen Peeters install a series of hybrid artistic and theoretical interventions in a performative setting.
In Kilmore Quay, the perspective of the fish is the only one that matters. Times were good. There was plenty of money and plenty of work – until the European fisheries quotas arrived on their shores. Against the backdrop of an Irish fishing village, Els Dietvorst has filmed the second part of her triptych about the relationship between humans and nature.
In this mini festival – conceived especially for the empty Kaaitheater hall – music resonates with a series of different disciplines. This time, they will start from the proposition that music is not just sound. Ictus is bringing together sound poetry, spoken word and modal music at the intersection of melody and rhythm.
Along with Sunn O))) co-founder Stephen O’Malley, Gisèle Vienne travelled to Java and Bali to immerse herself in the magical world of performative rituals. Their encounter with musician Wukir Suryadi, co-founder of Senyawa, revealed profound resonances. This evening showcases their shared venture through a common musical philosophy.
Theatre directors Leen De Graeve and Sarah Bourgeois will fantasize about a new land with the children, and then act out being its inhabitants. How do they greet one another, how do they treat newcomers? At the end, parents will be treated to a mini-performance!