Preview: Audiovisual Arts in Autumn 2017

Preview: Audiovisual Arts in Autumn 2017

Lisa Spilliaert, Kate Cooper, Simon Fujiwara, Amalia Ulman, Ruben Desiere, Sara Manente & Christophe Albertijn, Céline Butaye and more.

Expo: Lisa Spilliaert - Black Box Looped Screenings - Mural Beurscafé: Céline Butaye Single Sreenings - Presentations 

Image: Expo - Lisa Spilliaert - Growth Record. 30 Sept. - 22 Dec. 



Lisa Spilliaert - Growth Record 
30 Sept. - 22 Dec., We. - Fr., 12:00 - 18:00, Sa., 12:00 - 19:00
Vernissage Friday 29 September, 19:00

Born to a Japanese mother and a Belgian father, Lisa Spilliaert moved from Tokio to Bruges all by herself when she was 17. Her videos show life and work flowing together, subtly translating her personal story to a universal one. In the long-term project “Growth Record” Spilliaert steadfastedly documents the growth of a baby towards adulthood through photography and video, addressing the process of aging, motherhood, and the ritualistic relationship between an artist and her model. 


Black Box Looped Screenings 

We - Sa, 12:00 - 22:00 (in loop) - free 

In the tiniest space in Beursschouwburg, we show a different audiovisual work each week. As part of the focus programme The Future is Feminist, Beursschouwburg screens a selection of new work by e.g. Josephine Arnell and Simon Fujiwara combined with classics like Freak Orlando by Ulrike Öttinger and Maria Lassnig's Kantate

Amalia Ulman, Future Ahead 
Fr. 29 Sept. - Sa. 7 Oct. - AR/US, 2014, 16'

Josefin Arnell, Mothership goes to Brazil 
We. 11 - Sa. 14 Oct. - SE/NL, 2016, 28'

Ursula Biemann, Performing The Border 
We. 18 - Sa. 21 Oct. - CH, 1999, 45'

Lee Anne Schmitt - Purge This Land 
We. 25 - Sa. 28 Oct. - US, 2017, 84'

Kate Cooper - We Need Sanctuary 
We. 15 - Sa. 18 Nov. - UK, 2016, 4'

Simon Fujiwara, Joanne 
We. 29 Nov. - Sa. 2 Dec. - UK, 2016, 12'

Ulrike Öttinger, Freak Orlando
We. 6 - Sa. 9 Dec. - DE, 1981, 126'

Maria Lassnig, Kantate 
We. 13 - Sa. 16 Dec. - AT, 1992, 16'

Fatima Al Qadiri & Khalid Al Gharaballi - Mendeel um A7med (NxLxSxM)
We. 20 - Fr. 22 Dec. - KW, 2012, 16'


Mural Beurscafé 

Céline Butaye (BE) - Sounds Like Broken 
30 Sept. - 22 Dec., during opening hours of Beurscafé 
Vernissage Friday 29 September, 19:00

A couple of years ago we soundproofed the Beurscafé, which resulted in the installation of a pristine white wall at the back of our bar. Since then, every six months, we’ve asked artists such as Julien Meert, Nel Aerts, Atelier Pica Pica, Michael Vandenabeele, etc. to take over the wall as their personal canvas. This fall, Céline Butaye will stretch the material boundaries of the wall and propose a soundinstallation in dialogue with the mural. 


Single Screenings 

Sara Manente & Christophe Albertijn (IT/BE), Spectacle #4
We. 4 Oct., avant-premiere

Samira Elagoz (FI/NL), Craiglist All Stars 
We. 11 Oct., Belgian premiere 

Ruben Desiere (BE), De Voorstad 
Sa. 4 Nov. (in collaboration with Bâtard Festival)

Tumbleweed #1 - a selection of graduate films curated by Christina Stuhlberger
We. 6 Dec.

Sarah Van Lamsweerde (NL/BE), Cast Witnesses 
Th. 14 & Fr. 15 Dec. (double bill with the performance Nadita by Alma Söderberg)



After Uniqueness. Book presentation with lecture by Erika Balsom on distribution and circulation of film and video art
(w/ Kunstenpunt, Argos & Atelier Graphoui) 
Fr. 20 Oct.

Globe Aroma & Hane Miletic - TXT
Sa. 16 Dec. (as part of The Big Conversation)

About Beursschouwburg

Beursschouwburg is an arts centre, situated in the heart of Brussels, that embraces a hybrid and multidisciplinary identity. It’s the perfect place for performance, film, music, exhibitions, debates, lectures, parties and a drink at beurscafé. 

Beursschouwburg provides a platform for young and innovative artistes, thus it’s the place to discover the big names of tomorrow. Young talent, cross-fertilization and an opportunity to experiment are pivotal in the diverse programme which seamlessly coalesces with the generation 2.0.

A. Ortsstraat 20-28
1000 Brussel