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Dan Graham & Glenn Branca

Collaborations (1980-1992)

film talk

Collaborations (1980-1992)
Collaborations (1980-1992)

film

Thu 21.03.19

Dan Graham's work provocatively analyses the historical, social and ideological functions of contemporary culture, including architecture, rock music, and television. Deconstructing the act of viewing, he manipulates your perception with time delay, projections, closed-circuit video, and mirrors. 

Salon: From Stage to Gallery/Gallery to Stage

talk debate

Salon: From Stage to Gallery/Gallery to Stage
Salon: From Stage to Gallery/Gallery to Stage

talk

Fri 22.03.19

Exploring cross disciplinary practices that draw upon conventions of the visual and the performing arts with Ula Sickle, Alexis Blake, and Noé Soulier. Moderated by Zoë Gray.

Salon: Performance Art & Art Fairs

talk debate

Salon: Performance Art & Art Fairs
Salon: Performance Art & Art Fairs

talk

Sat 23.03.19

A discussion on performance art and art fairs with Ellen de Bruijne, Liv Vaisberg, Julie Vandenbroucke, and Sarah & Charles. Moderated by Emmanuel Lambion.

Night of Knowledge on Brussels 2019

talk debate

Night of Knowledge on Brussels 2019
Night of Knowledge on Brussels 2019

talk

Fri 29.03.19

For the seventh edition of the Night of Knowledge on Brussels, researchers and experts from Brussels are joining forces to draw up a polyphonic overview of the major challenges facing Brussels today and to question both citizens and politicians about possible solutions and alternatives. This rich encounter alternates between varied scientific syntheses, debates, quizzes and musical interludes.

Thijs Lijster

Conversation #6: over de grote vlucht inwaarts

talk

Conversation #6: over de grote vlucht inwaarts
Conversation #6: over de grote vlucht inwaarts

talk

Mon 01.04.19

According to Dutch philosopher Thijs Lijster, in today’s complex world, we increasingly think of society as an ‘outside world’. Against the idea that history is something which happens to us, he champions the collective ability to make history.

Vera Tussing, Esse Vanderbruggen & Stine Sampers

Duet the City

talk dance

Duet the City
Duet the City

talk

Sat 27.04.19

In a choreography that transmits itself only by means of Stine Sampers’ photos, Vera Tussing and Esse Vanderbruggen re-situate their work in the urban landscape of Brussels, and then upload it to Instagram. On Dance Day, they invite you to Kaaitheater for a discussion on the meeting of their practices, and a physical sharing of the digital material.

Salon: The Heritage of Bauhaus

talk debate

Salon: The Heritage of Bauhaus
Salon: The Heritage of Bauhaus

talk

Wed 20.03.19

A discussion on the heritage of Bauhaus with Alex Arteaga, Vladimir Miller, An Fonteyne, Radouan Mriziga and Ula Sickle. Pieter T'Jonck moderates the conversation. To start off, Veronique Boone offers an introduction on the Bauhaus movement.

Salon: Death, Mourning, Rituals & Performativity

talk debate

Salon: Death, Mourning, Rituals & Performativity
Salon: Death, Mourning, Rituals & Performativity

talk

Sun 17.03.19

A discussion on death, mourning, rituals and performativity, with Lotte van den Berg, Barbara Raes, Pieter van Bogaert, Michel Yang (Oracle). 

Extended Salon: Indisciplinary Measures

talk debate

Extended Salon: Indisciplinary Measures
Extended Salon: Indisciplinary Measures

talk

Fri 15.03.19

How do artists let the story they want to tell determine if their work will become a film, a sculpture, a painting, an installation, a choreography or performance? What negotiations take place when they appropriate different disciplinary specialisms? How do they play with their spatial and temporal parameters? What is the politics of indisciplinary practices?

Catherine Wood & Jimmy Robert

Opening Salon: Performance in Contemporary Art

talk debate

Opening Salon: Performance in Contemporary Art
Opening Salon: Performance in Contemporary Art

talk

Wed 13.03.19

To open Performatik19, Tate Modern performance curator Catherine Wood discusses her recently published book Performance in Contemporary Art with artist Jimmy Robert. Curator Daniel Blanga-Gubbay will moderate the conversation.

Nina Power

Conversation #5: on the contemporary portrayal of women

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Conversation #5: on the contemporary portrayal of women
Conversation #5: on the contemporary portrayal of women

talk

Fri 08.03.19

In 2009, Nina Power wrote the book One Dimensional Woman about contemporary portrayals of women. Since she published her book, the #MeToo movement and other pressing feminist questions have emerged. How does Nina Power evaluate her book and the appeals she made then, today – on International Women's Day?

Rolando Vázquez

[Cancelled] Authenticity, Decoloniality, and the End of the Contemporary

talk

[Cancelled] Authenticity, Decoloniality, and the End of the Contemporary
[Cancelled] Authenticity, Decoloniality, and the End of the Contemporary

talk

Sat 02.03.19

Sociologist Rolando Vázquez explores how the contemporary search for authenticity connects to the impoverishment of experience in modernity.