ACT

Ivana Müller

Forces of Nature

theatre

Forces of Nature
Forces of Nature

theatre

Tue 24.11 - Wed 25.11.20

Gravity, inertia, resistance, momentum, action, and reaction. These are the five fundamental mechanical principles of movement we must control in order to walk and dance. Forces of Nature follows the movements of a complex organism that is constituted of five dancers, each with their own energy and ideas. From their negotiations and questions flows a score.

Ecopolis 2020 at Kaaitheater: programme & biographies

Ecopolis 2020 at Kaaitheater: programme & biographies
Ecopolis 2020 at Kaaitheater: programme & biographies

article

Thu 15.10.20

For this sixth edition, Ecopolis is again inviting a broad range of writers, academic experts and thinkers from civil society.

Benjamin Verdonck

De tijger eet de zebra en de vogel vliegt verschrikt weg

theatre

De tijger eet de zebra en de vogel vliegt verschrikt weg
De tijger eet de zebra en de vogel vliegt verschrikt weg

theatre

Fri 19.06 - Sat 20.06.20

Please note: this show has been cancelled to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus. 

Benjamin Verdonck builds and operates an unusual planetarium of sticky tape, ropes and cardboard.

Zhao Tingyang

on Tianxia

talk debate

on Tianxia
on Tianxia

talk

Tue 09.06.20

Please note: this talk is cancelled to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus.

Under the title Hyperpresent, five contemporary thinkers will give a talk on a new idea that they introduced themselves. Afterwards, they will engage in a conversation with philosopher Laurent De Sutter – who curated this series.Zhao Tingyang is a philosopher and researcher at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing. His work, at the crossroads of meta-philosophy, ethics and political theory, aims to update the Confucian heritage for the present.

Boris Groys

on Antiphilosophy

talk debate

on Antiphilosophy
on Antiphilosophy

talk

Thu 28.05.20

Please note: this talk has been cancelled to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus. 

 

Under the title Hyperpresent, five contemporary thinkers will give a talk on a new idea that they introduced themselves. Afterwards, they will engage in a conversation with philosopher Laurent De Sutter – who curated this series. Boris Groys is an art critic, media theorist and philosopher. He is professor at New York University. His work is dedicated to the exploration of the link between socialism, modernism, contemporary art and media and technology.

David Weber-Krebs & Jeroen Peeters

On Enclosed Spaces and the Great Outdoors

performance talk

On Enclosed Spaces and the Great Outdoors
On Enclosed Spaces and the Great Outdoors

performance

Sat 18.04.20

Warning: this show is cancelled to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus. 

We live in an age in which human activity has a profound impact on our physical and ecological surroundings. How can we create stories, aesthetics, and spaces of experience to deal with this situation reflexively and critically? What role can the performing arts play in the climate crisis debate? This is the fourth in a series of performative conferences curated by David Weber-Krebs and Jeroen Peeters.