You see a robot trying to stand upright. It always falls over again, but does not give up. It cheerfully and indefatigably undergoes the process of trial and error, falling over and picking itself up again.
In the framework of Kaaitheater's Burning Ice festival, visual artist Jaakko Pallasvuo will organize a Worktable around the vague feeling that our civilization is approaching its end. An invitation to think about refusal as a form of practice, to meditate on radical artworld quitters like Lee Lozano and Charlotte Posenenske.
The sea kisses the shore, the waves break and the wind blows the sand. Can you hear the murmur of the sea in the Canal? Visual artist Erik Nerinckx builds a sound installation in which the sounds of the sea blend with those of the Canal. Do water and air sound the same everywhere?
The Belgian artist Pieter Van den Bosch studied performance and… pyrotechnics. He is creating a fire construction accessible to the public, a variation on an ‘attack situation’, though without any substantive or other danger.