Twenty-two students from 14 countries are coming to the end of their four-year course at PARTS, the Brussels dance school headed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. A group of eleven students has opted for its own artistic project. In the course of three months they have been working on 2 trios, 1 duet and 3 solos.
In Student repertoire, the students draw on a wealth of personal work created earlier. This includes revivals of A Love Supreme by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Salva Sanchis, and The Funerals, a creation by Andros Zins-Browne and Tom Pauwels.
The New York science writer and author Dava Sobel is coming to Brussels on the invitation of VUB. For the closure of her stay, performers Kate McIntosh and Jerry Killick will hold a staged reading of a theatre text written by Sobel as part of her book A More Perfect Heaven: How Copernicus Revolutionized the Cosmos.
Laclau examined the forces that drive populism and their relationship to our democracy. He advocates a leftist populism that can mobilise the critical power of the masses against the ruling powers. - This talk has been cancelled. Ernesto Laclau unexpectedly passed away on April 13th 2014.
The videos and writings of Els Dietvorst explore themes such as social conflict and survival in the margins. Art-Coeur-Merci is a film installation about a young Cameroonian man trying to survive in Brussels, with the addition of a performance by Angélique Wilkie. They make us reflect on the essential things in life.
The Kaaitheater is playing host to the fourth session of The Green Book. Writers, academics and thinkers from Belgium and abroad meet to debate the transition to a socio-ecological society. The programme also includes interventions by theatre-makers. In the foyer you will find a choice selection of books and publications on ecological subjects.
To celebrate the centenary of the Sacre du Printemps we commissioned Gaëtan Bulourde to write a new version of this impressive work. He created a ‘poor’ but humorous version. A collage of music, text and dance which is similar to the cubist character of Stravinsky’s work.