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Fatima Mernissi Leerstoel

Fatima, Rosa & Iman: literary voices from the Arab world

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Fatima, Rosa & Iman: literary voices from the Arab world
Fatima, Rosa & Iman: literary voices from the Arab world
Mon 25.11.19

Paying tribute to the Moroccan sociologist Fatima Mernissi, Iman Humaydan and Rosa Yassin Hassan will read from their own work and talk about their authorship against the background of revolution, censorship, and their shifting social positions.

Kaaitheater presents

Een ode aan Fatima Mernissi

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Een ode aan Fatima Mernissi
Een ode aan Fatima Mernissi
Tue 08.03.16

On 30 November 2015, the Moroccan sociologist Fatima Mernissi died. As an emancipated feminist and activist, she navigated effortlessly between East and West – always arriving at deep insights into the complex relationship between people, cultures and religions. The books Beyond the Veil and Islam and Democracy garnered her worldwide fame and both remain powerful reference works to this day.

Xavier Le Roy

Sans Titre

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Sans Titre
Sans Titre
Tue 24.03 - Wed 25.03.15

PERFORMATIK 2015 - In his new production Xavier Le Roy creates three situations that make the relationship between the audience and actors less straightforward. The three parts – a lecture, a performance and a concert – are controlled by the loss of a protagonist. The actors and spectators mourn together and this leads to inventions and strange situations…

Philipp Blom & Geert Buelens

Grote Woorden #2

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Grote Woorden #2
Grote Woorden #2
Wed 04.03.15

Poet and professor Geert Buelens, is the author of Europa Europa!, a magnum opus on the First World War and European cultural history. On this occasion, he speaks to the highly renowned German historian Philipp Blom (The Vertigo Years and A Wicked Company). Actress Femke Stallaert recites war poems, pianist Thomas Dieltjens and cellist Martijn Vink perform compositions by Frank Bridge.

An evening with

Chto Delat?, Hedwig Houben, Zoe Laughlin & Christoph Hefti

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Chto Delat?, Hedwig Houben, Zoe Laughlin & Christoph Hefti
Chto Delat?, Hedwig Houben, Zoe Laughlin & Christoph Hefti
Tue 01.03.11

An evening with lecture-performances, film and music. The Beursschouwburg is presenting work by the Russian activist art collective Chto Delat?, the young Dutch artist Hedwig Houben, the English performer Zoe Laughlin and the Swiss fashion designer, performer and musician Christoph Hefti.

LOD / B'Rock / Jean Paul Van Bendegem

Lecture Songs #1 - een redenaarsconcert

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Lecture Songs #1 - een redenaarsconcert
Lecture Songs #1 - een redenaarsconcert
Tue 26.01.10

The B’Rock baroque orchestra and LOD music-theatre from Ghent will be presenting an alternative annual New Year’s concert called Lecture Songs. B’Rock will be playing music by Henry Purcell, Matthew Locke and their contemporaries. The science philosopher Jean Paul Van Bendegem does the talking.

Frederik Leen, Jan Lauwers, Jan Ritsema, Eric Sleichim & Maarten Seghers / Ohno cooperation

MANIFESTEN!

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MANIFESTEN!
MANIFESTEN!
Mon 16.02.09

An event that focuses on the notion of the manifesto. With Frederik Leen (Museum of Modern Art in Brussels, on the avant-garde at the end of the sixties), Jan Lauwers (Needcompany, on turning points in the development of theatre), Jan Ritsema (director; on Jérôme Bel’s work), Eric Sleichim (BL!NDMAN, on contemporary music) and Maarten Seghers & OHNO COOPERATION's installation So Man. You can also watch videos by Lawrence Weiner (US), Adrian Paci (ALB) and Deimantas Narkevicius (LIT), and there’s music too!

Burning Ice

The Art of Waste

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The Art of Waste
The Art of Waste
Fri 23.01.09

Waste and excess seem to be fundamental to modern man’s definition of himself. Can we turn our urge to waste in a more immaterial direction? And can art, as a form of symbolic waste, play a part in this?

Xavier Le Roy | Martin Siewert

Helmut Lachenmann, Salut für Caudwell | Martin Siewert, New Work

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Helmut Lachenmann, Salut für Caudwell | Martin Siewert, New Work
Helmut Lachenmann, Salut für Caudwell | Martin Siewert, New Work
Sat 03.02.07

In 2005, the French choreographer Xavier Le Roy created a staged concert with music by the German composer Helmut Lachenmann. We shall be showing the second part of this performance on the closing evening of Pasta for Tired Dancers; the music is Lachenmann’s guitar duet Salut für Caudwell (1977). In the second part you can hear the renowned guitarist and composer Martin Siewert, presenting his musical response to Salut für Caudwell.

Xavier Le Roy | Peter Szendy

Let’s talk about music projects | Who is listening?

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Let’s talk about music projects | Who is listening?
Let’s talk about music projects | Who is listening?
Sat 03.02.07

The French musicologist and author Peter Szendy uses his book Ecoute. Une histoire de nos oreilles (Minuit, 2001) as the starting point for his talk. The choreographer Xavier Le Roy will be talking about music-and-performance projects, including his new production of Le Sacre du Printemps.

Bojana Cvejić

Music is a verb

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Music is a verb
Music is a verb
Fri 02.02.07

Linked to Alvin Lucier’s attendance of Pasta for Tired Dancers, the theatre-maker and theorist Bojana Cvejić will be showing music and live art films from the sixties and seventies, including work by John Cage, Nam June Paik, La Monte Young, Alvin Lucier and Robert Rauschenberg.

Bojana Cvejić

Gould and Gold, and the dancing others

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Gould and Gold, and the dancing others
Gould and Gold, and the dancing others
Thu 01.02.07

Mårten Spångberg’s Powered by Emotion is a reconstruction of Steve Paxton’s Goldberg Variations. Bojana Cvejić shows and comments on scenes from concerts, stage plays and dance productions made on the basis of Glenn Gould’s legendary recordings of the Goldberg Variations.