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Vera Tussing & Esse Vanderbruggen

Both, Two

dance

Both, Two
Both, Two

production

Wed 21.02 - Thu 22.02.18

Two female bodies entwine until they become only one. Or three? Or… none? Where does a body actually begin? A clear question resounds in this duet that both refers to the tropes of the genre but also transcends them. What does it mean nowadays to be two together?

Jan Lauwers & Needcompany

War and Turpentine

theatre

War and Turpentine
War and Turpentine

production

Tue 27.03 - Fri 30.03.18

Just before he died, Stefan Hertmans’ grandfather gave him several full notebooks. The author read about an impoverished youth in Ghent, horrific experiences as a soldier at the front during WWI, and a great love who died young. Years of fascination for his grandfather’s life eventually led Hertmans to write War and Turpentine. Jan Lauwers is now presenting a theatre adaptation of the gripping epic.

Christophe Meierhans

Trials of Money

theatre performance

Trials of Money
Trials of Money

production

Wed 18.04 - Thu 19.04.18

In a world where financial markets, social networks algorithms, and automated warfare infrastructures take decisions in place of human beings, Trials of Money turns the theatre into a court of justice which does not yet exist: the Special Tribunal for Semi-Human Persons. For this first case, artist-in-residence Christophe Meierhans ánd the members of the court will call Money to answer for what has taken place under its governance. 

Anneleen Keppens

The moon is the moon is the moon

dance

The moon is the moon is the moon
The moon is the moon is the moon

production

Fri 27.04 - Sat 28.04.18

The moon is the moon is the moon deconstructs the structure of a dance trio and exposes its building blocks. Just like the preparatory sketches for a painting, the performance begins with various perspectives and movements. The individual layers that you discover in the choreography invite you to see things in new ways.

Jeroen Peeters & David Weber-Krebs

On Enclosed Spaces and the Great Outdoors

performance talk

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

production

Sat 10.02.18

We live in an age in which human activity has a profound impact on our physical and ecological surroundings. Nevertheless, these transformations often go unseen. How can we create stories, aesthetics, and spaces of experience to deal with this situation reflectively and critically? Looking for answers, David Weber-Krebs and Jeroen Peeters install a series of hybrid artistic and theoretical interventions in a performative setting.