RE:RITE - Touching on (daily) rituals
Throughout the 2017-2018 season, we focused on rituals. RE:RITE offered tools to rethink existing rituals and invent new ones. With as a leitmotif a chaplet of seven major and minor transitional moments. Below you will find an overview of long reads, video reports of debates and artist talks and interviews.
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ONE SEASON < > THE OTHER
Be swept away in a cyclical motion, from one season to the next.
The Monastery A-LIFE → read the interview with monk Elle
Peter Venmans Over Hannah Arendt en Nataliteit (in Dutch)
LIFE < > DEATH
Contemplate death – and its symbols and rituals – as part of daily life.
Barbara Raes - Beyond the spoken → read the interview with Barbara Raes
Thomas Quartier Performing Death. Rituals and Spirituality of Human Finitude
Rudi Meulemans Om niet te gronde te gaan. Persoonlijke notities bij IN/FINITY (in Dutch)
AWAKE < > ASLEEP
Explore the power of sleep – in a time in which we could as well be awake 24 hours a day.
David Weber-Krebs The Guardians of Sleep → read the interview with David Weber-Krebs
Patricia Portela on Parasomnia
DISTANCE < > NEARNESS
How do you experience an artwork beyond sight and hearing?
Vera Tussing The Palm of Your Hand II → read the interview with Vera Tussing
Piet De Vos in the frame work of The Humane Body → read the interview with Piet De Vos
Darian Leader Hands, What We Do With Them And Why
EAST < > WEST
Turn your gaze to the east to discover a new way of thinking.
Richard Schechner Theatre, Performance and Ritual
Edel Maex & Henk Oosterling Tussen Oost en West (in Dutch)
HEALTH < > SICKNESS
Focus on the complex, often fragile relationship between mind and body.
Eris Thys, the vaccuum cleaner, Hannah Hull & Inne Goris Creativity & Psychiatric Vulnerability
INDIVIDUAL < > COLLECTIVE
What happens when you become part of a larger, collective WHOLE?
Gisèle Vienne CROWD → read the interview
Benjamin Vandewalle Walking the Line → read the interview
Michiel Vandevelde & fABULEUS Paradise Now (1968-2018) → read the interview
SYMPOSIUM Rituals in artistic practice
In light of RE:RITE, we invited an array of artists and researchers to reflect on their usage of ritualistic elements during a day full of talks, interactive sharings, and… celebrations.
Watch more videos of the symposium here.