‘HERE, IN MY CORNER, I’M THE KING’

A conversation with Pepe Elmas Naswa

‘HERE, IN MY CORNER, I’M THE KING’
‘HERE, IN MY CORNER, I’M THE KING’

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Tue 16.10.18

During Connexion BXL, Pepe Elmas Naswa will present the premiere of his fourth creation. In Dans la peau de l’autre (In the Other’s Skin), he casts a spotlight on the potential of a group of ‘forgotten’ Kinshasan youths. A conversation with Pepe Elmas Naswa.

‘Not constantly to do, just to be’

A conversation with Ivana Müller

‘Not constantly to do, just to be’
‘Not constantly to do, just to be’

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Tue 16.10.18

Four wandering travellers penetrate further into the forest and lose their way completely. In Conversation out of place, choreographer Ivana Müller continues her exploration of new ways of dealing with time and imagination: ‘The attempt to collectively slow down time is the most political part of the piece.’ A conversation with Ivana Müller.

VIDEO: Jan Steen - Het zijn in het spelen

VIDEO: Jan Steen - Het zijn in het spelen
VIDEO: Jan Steen - Het zijn in het spelen

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Mon 15.10.18

In this lecture, Jan Steen talks about the interactions between the literal, real presence of the actor and the fictional, created presence of the role. How does the actor relate to the role? How does authenticity interact with alterity? (in Dutch)

VIDEO: Elke Van Campenhout - Authenticity and Spirituality

VIDEO: Elke Van Campenhout - Authenticity and Spirituality
VIDEO: Elke Van Campenhout - Authenticity and Spirituality

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Mon 15.10.18

In this talk, Elke Van Campenhout will speak about authenticity and our constant need to be unique, original, and connected to ourselves. Meandering through spiritual pragmatism, contemporary philosophy, and artistic discourse, she will rethink the boundaries of the authentic. 

VIDEO: Maarten Doorman - over authenticiteit en de ware zelf

VIDEO: Maarten Doorman - over authenticiteit en de ware zelf
VIDEO: Maarten Doorman - over authenticiteit en de ware zelf

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Mon 15.10.18

Who are we really and can we ever be who we really are? In this social media age, we risk disappearing behind the image that others have of us. Watch the 7PM by Maarten Doorman (in Dutch).

Vacature Allround Theatertechnicus (M/V/X)

Vacature Allround Theatertechnicus (M/V/X)
Vacature Allround Theatertechnicus (M/V/X)

Actua

Thu 27.09.18

Het Kaaitheater zoekt een theatertechnicus voor indiensttreding vanaf 22 oktober 2018.

THE STORY OF ONE’S LIFE IS NEVER A SINGLE STORY

Katja Dreyer on 'Ophelia comes to Brooklyn'

THE STORY OF ONE’S LIFE IS NEVER A SINGLE STORY
THE STORY OF ONE’S LIFE IS NEVER A SINGLE STORY

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Tue 25.09.18

How to tell someone’s story based on an inheritance, when you still have to discover who this person actually was? And what happens when you are personally related to this person? An interview with Katja Dreyer on Ophelia comes to Brooklyn.

Choreographer Anne Collod is looking for participants for a performance in public space

Choreographer Anne Collod is looking for participants for a performance in public space
Choreographer Anne Collod is looking for participants for a performance in public space

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Wed 05.09.18

American choreographer Anna Halprin created Blank Placard Dance in 1967 as a protest against the Vietnam War. ‘What are you protesting against?’, passers-by would ask the dancers. ‘What do you want to protest against?’ they would throw the question back at them. In an age in which individualism is rife, French choreographer Anne Collod is recreating this performance with participants from Brussels. Are you one of them?

Kaaitheater and Ant Hampton are looking for young actors (8>11Y)

Do you know, it’s Crazy But True!

Kaaitheater and Ant Hampton are looking for young actors (8>11Y)
Kaaitheater and Ant Hampton are looking for young actors (8>11Y)

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Mon 03.09.18

Do you have or do you know children who love to act? Would you like to see them ascend the stage in a funny and bewildering performance about the state of the world? This is the perfect chance to sign them up.

‘A WORK CAN HAVE DEPTH BUT IT NEEDS A CLEAR SURFACE’

in conversation with Kate McIntosh

‘A WORK CAN HAVE DEPTH BUT IT NEEDS A CLEAR SURFACE’
‘A WORK CAN HAVE DEPTH BUT IT NEEDS A CLEAR SURFACE’

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Wed 29.08.18

From 23 to 28 October choreographer and artist-in-residence at Kaaitheater Kate McIntosh is presenting three of her pieces in one week: Dark Matter (2009), Worktable (2011) and her latest performance In Many Hands (2016). Together the works show the evolution that has taken place in McIntosh’ practice: from being a stage animal to creating delicate dramaturgies, from silence to words to sound, but also the appearance of a lot of objects. We took advantage of the summer break to invite her for an in-depth interview.

The swamp plants creep up through the cracks in the concrete

A conversation with the 431 collective

The swamp plants creep up through the cracks in the concrete
The swamp plants creep up through the cracks in the concrete

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Wed 29.08.18

For Precarious Pavilions, Michiel Vandevelde invites a different artist or collective in each different city to reflect on the kinds of architecture that are still viable today – while we are plagued by ecological, economic, and social crises. In Brussels, the 431 collective is presenting the second pavilion: the new local. A conversation with Wouter De Raeve and Lietje Bauwens.

Open Call: The Tongue-Tied Network

Open Call: The Tongue-Tied Network
Open Call: The Tongue-Tied Network

Actua

Thu 23.08.18

Are you interested in science, art, politics, theatre, philosophy or ecology? Are you curious about other people’s insights and experiences? If you answered yes, why not join The Tongue-Tied Network?  

Gewoon Niet Doen

een ontmoeting met Benjamin Verdonck, rond Imagine2020

Gewoon Niet Doen
Gewoon Niet Doen

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Tue 12.06.18

Op vraag van tien Europese kunstencentra, partners van Imagine2020, zocht Pieter Bogaert tien artiesten op voor een gesprek rond kunst en ecologie. In België ging hij op bezoek bij Benjamin Verdonck. 

VIDEO: Mette Ingvartsen - The Red Pieces

VIDEO: Mette Ingvartsen - The Red Pieces
VIDEO: Mette Ingvartsen - The Red Pieces

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Wed 09.05.18

Within the context of Dance Day, Mette Ingvartsen gives a lecture on the relationship between sexuality, pleasure, performance, and economy. She reflects upon the way borders between private and public space are dissolving and how this process is fueled by an increasing demand for self-performance and self-exposure.

PARADISE NOW (Then & Now): On Revolutionary Theatre

Michiel Vandevelde in conversation with Richard Schechner (moderated by Kristof van Baarle)

PARADISE NOW (Then & Now):  On Revolutionary Theatre
PARADISE NOW (Then & Now):  On Revolutionary Theatre

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Thu 03.05.18

In October 2017 – in the framework of the 40th anniversary of Kaaitheater –  the founding father of performance studies Richard Schechner and choreographer, dancer and curator Michiel Vandevelde were invited to have a conversation about art, arts centres, and the world.

IT IS STILL RAINING ON FRANCISCO CAMACHO

Dance critic Inês Nadais in conversation with Meg Stuart

IT IS STILL RAINING ON FRANCISCO CAMACHO
IT IS STILL RAINING ON FRANCISCO CAMACHO

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Thu 03.05.18

Dance critic Inês Nadais spoke to Meg Stuart, before last year’s reprisal of BLESSED in Porto and Lisbon.

VIDEO: Lisa Nelson: Conversations in Vermont

SARMA

VIDEO: Lisa Nelson: Conversations in Vermont
VIDEO: Lisa Nelson: Conversations in Vermont

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Wed 02.05.18

Sarma is launching a digital publication about the life and work of dancer/video artist Lisa Nelson. In the company of Nelson herself, we are offering you a glimpse of the result, which also features a series of interviews.

Welcome to the Tribunal for Semi-Human Persons!

an interview with Christophe Meierhans

Welcome to the Tribunal for Semi-Human Persons!
Welcome to the Tribunal for Semi-Human Persons!

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Thu 19.04.18

With Trials of Money, the theatre audience becomes the members of a court of justice prosecuting a thing: money. By questioning witnesses, the spectators are put before the grave responsibility of deciding whether money is guilty or not. Welcome to the Tribunal for Semi-Human Persons!

VIDEO: La Piscine

interview with Geraldine Longueville & Myriam Lefkowitz

VIDEO: La Piscine
VIDEO: La Piscine

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Thu 29.03.18

La Piscine is a collective project that gathers different artistic practices and works addressed to a single spectator. Going from a walk with the eyes closed, to a conversation, to a bath, a single spectator and one of the artists will tune to each other to draw a singular path into Les Bains du Centre – at the heart of the Marolles.

VIDEO: On Creativity, Psychiatric Vulnerability, and Madlove

VIDEO: On Creativity, Psychiatric Vulnerability, and Madlove
VIDEO: On Creativity, Psychiatric Vulnerability, and Madlove

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Thu 29.03.18

Is there a connection between creative sensibility and psychiatric vulnerability? Are fruitful minds also fragile minds? Psychiatrist Erik Thys gives a keynote lecture, after which he will debate with the vacuum cleaner and Hannah Hull (MadLove) and Inne Goris (Huis).

SE LA FET & STOP RACISME

One Alarm, Many Voices – 6 weken later

SE LA FET & STOP RACISME
SE LA FET & STOP RACISME

Nieuws

Wed 21.03.18

Ondertussen hervatte Globe Aroma haar ongelooflijk belangrijke en pertinente werk voor en met vluchtelingen en andere nieuwkomers. Als je benieuwd bent naar dat werk dan is SE LA FET een heel goede gelegenheid om kennis te maken. Diezelfde dag start om 14:00 aan het Noordstation de betoging STOP RACISME. Ook de Brusselse culturele en sociale organisaties achter One Alarm, Many Voices zullen er in mee stappen.

WoWmen 2018 | Gloria Wekker on White Innocence

WoWmen 2018 | Gloria Wekker on White Innocence
WoWmen 2018 | Gloria Wekker on White Innocence

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Fri 09.03.18

Emeritus Professor Gloria Wekker is coming to talk about the profound paradox of places like the Netherlands, Belgium, and other countries with a colonial past: the emotion and aggression that race incites among the white population, while at the same time, race and racism seem to be denied. She explains concepts like white innocence, cultural archive, and intersectional feminism with reference to telling current examples.

VIDEO WoWmen 2018 | Zijn seksistische grappen onschuldig?

VIDEO WoWmen 2018 | Zijn seksistische grappen onschuldig?
VIDEO WoWmen 2018 | Zijn seksistische grappen onschuldig?

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Thu 08.03.18

In hoeverre zijn seksistische grappen een weerspiegeling van machtsverhoudingen in onze maatschappij? Een straffe schare specialisten gaat op onderzoek tijdens een programma van lezingen, een debat en vooral… veel humor.

VIDEO: Edel Maex & Henk Oosterling

Tussen Oost en West

VIDEO: Edel Maex & Henk Oosterling
VIDEO: Edel Maex & Henk Oosterling

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Wed 28.02.18

Met je lichaam leren denken vindt in het Westen steeds meer ingang. Het contrast met onze westerse, kritische rationaliteit kan niet groter zijn: is er een brug tussen deze twee uitersten mogelijk? Een gesprek met Edel Maex en Henk Oosterling, gemodereerd door Lisbeth Imbo.