Transformers - from 3 October through 29 November at Beursschouwburg

A focus-programme on change, ft. Miet Warlop, Dennis Tyfus, Marlène Monteiro Freitas, Tristero, Ryan Trecartin & Lizzie Fitch, Florentina Holzinger & Vincent Riebeek, Hito Steyerl en Nicolas Provost.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 — theater - dance - performance - video - documentary - music 

A focus-programme transformation, mutation, transfiguration, metamorphose, changeover,... of bodies, space and reality, and the non-political power of change. 

from 3 October through 29 November 2014 at Beursschouwburg

Read more about the intentions of the programme

Opening-weekend Transformers: 3 & 4 October 

Fr 3 October
19:00 - vernissage expo Dennis Tyfus (BE): "He means well" rarely means something good more
20:00 Thomas Geiger (DE) - Festival of Minimal Actions - korte performance more
20:30 Miet Warlop (BE) - Dragging The Bone - performance - wereldpremière more
21:30 Bear in Heaven (US) + Soldier's Heart (BE) - concert more
Sa 4 October
Vanaf 12:00 expo Dennis Tyfus: "He means well" rarely means something good + Black Box video: Nicolas Provost - "The Painters".
20:30 Miet Warlop - Dragging The Bone - performance
21:30 Transformers, the party. Taking the concept of a fancy dress party to another level! 
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Overzicht programma

vr 3 oktober - za 29 november 

Dennis Tyfus: "He means well" rarely means something good (solo expo)
Antwerps 'enfant terrible' Dennis Tyfus transformeert het gebouw én de medewerkers van Beursschouwburg. meer 

Theater / performance / dance: 

Fr 3 - Sa 4 October 
Miet Warlop (BE) Dragging the Bone - performance - world premiere 
In her latest creation, Dragging the Bone, Warlop talks exegetically about her work and own persona. She does this in a language invented for herself, while you are watching. more

We 8 - Sa 25 October 
Helena Dietrich (DE) - Becoming Lili - performance
Plunge into a wardrobe in a Brussels hotel and surrender to a ritual. Or is it an advanced fancy dress party? more

Th 9 - Sa October 
Tristero (BE) - I Know - theater - world premiere 
The Brussels based Tristero ask themselves what would life look like if it lasted a few centuries. more 

Sa 18 October     
Globe Aroma (BE) - Rue du Progrès - video / muziek
A few years ago the residents of Progress Street in Schaarbeek learnt some sobering news: some 30 homes would have to make way for the GEN (Regional Express Network), an expansion of the North station. This was the result of ongoing change to which the metropolis was subjected. more

Fr 24 - Sa 25 October    
Marlene Monteiro Freitas (CV) - Paradise (Private Collection) - performance / dans - Belgische première 
A flamboyant blast where bestiality, horror, carnal energy, carnivalesque tinges and gruesome rituals reign supreme. more

Fr 7 - Sa 8 November    
Charlotte Bouckaert & Steve Salembier (BE) - Bildraum - installatie / performance - wereldpremière 
How does our memory influence the imaging of reality? Charlotte Bouckaert (photographer) and Steve Salembier (architect)fathom it out for you in their installation - performance. more 

Fr 14 - Sa 15 November  
Florentina Holzinger (AT) & Vincent Riebeek (NL) - Wellness 
An orgie of kitch, mindfulness, Lana Del Rey, bodyculture, cocoa, sand, clubbing and oil. more

Fr 28 November
DE PLAYER (NL)Uoeia III/ That Global Glottis
Looking at the different faces of yodeling. more

 

Film-programme: 

Th 16 October 
Kranfilm (BE) - Metamorfoses 
A programme on identity, migration and the complete transformation of contemporary society. more

Fr 17 October 
Hans Bryssinck (BE) - Wilson y Los Más Elegantes - documentaire - world premiere 
In Wilson y Los Más Elegantes we follow the creation of a new musical trio that plays traditional Colombian music at family gatherings. more

We 23 October 
Garth Marenghi's Dark Place - series - free marathon
It’s time for a marathon evening with the hilarious British hospital-horror series Gareth Marenghi’s Dark Place. Sit back for the hugely arrogant but completely worthless fictitious horror writer Garth Marenghi and his publisher Dean Learner. more

Th 20 November 
Karl Philips (BE) - 7 square metres - documentaire - Belgian premiere
During the night of 11th April 2011, artist Karl Philips – in the greatest secrecy – buries a folding caravan in the Pukkelpop field. more 

Fr 21 November
Pieter Geenen (BE) - The Nation - documentaire - world premiere 
In his latest video, The Nation, the Belgian artist Pieter Geenen reflects on the inconstency of identity. Who are you if you live in a country that doesn’t exist?  meer 

 

Black Box programma: 

Just beneath Beursschouwburgs Red Hall is a small cineama a.k.a. the Black Box. On the occasion of Transformers Beursschouwburg present every week a new video, where 'seapunk', 'memes', green screens, Photoshop, Facebook esthetic and selfies are used as they were clay or paint. 

Featuring works by Nicolas Provost (BE), Hito Steyerl (DE), Neïl Beloufa (FR/DZ), Rustan Söderling (SE), Ryan Trecartin & Lizzie Fitch (US), Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz and Shana Moulton (US). 

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WELLNESS - Florentina Holzinger & Vincent Riebeek (teaser)

7 SQUARE METRES - Karl Philips (trailer)

Paradise (Private Collection) by Marlène Monteiro Freitas (trailer)

Dennis Tyfus © Dennis Tyfus
Dennis Tyfus: "He means well" rarely means something good © Dennis Tyfus
Miet Warlop - "Dragging The Bone" © Miet Warlop
Dragging The Bone - Miet Warlop © Miet Warlop
Thomas Geiger - Festival of Minimal Actions (Herumstehen) © Thomas Geiger
Marlene Monteiro Freitas - "Paradise (Private Collection)" © Hervé Véronèse Centre
Marlene Monteiro Freitas - "Paradise (Private Collection)" © Hervé Véronèse Centre
Marlene Monteiro Freitas - "Paradise (Private Collection)" © Hervé Véronèse Centre
Charlotte Bouckaert & Steve Salembier - "Bildraum" © Charlotte Bouckaert & Steve Salembier
Florentina Holzinger & Vincent Riebeek - "Wellness" © Phile Deprez
Florentina Holzinger & Vincent Riebeek - "Wellness" © Phile Deprez
Florentina Holzinger & Vincent Riebeek - "Wellness" © Phile Deprez
Helena Dietrich - "Becoming Lili" © Caroline Vincart
Helena Dietrich - "Becoming Lili" © Billie Bauwens
Helena Dietrich - "Becoming Lili" © Charlotte Bouckaert
Hans Bryssinck - "Wilson y Los Más Elegantes" © Hans Bryssinck
Tristero - I Know (c) Lonneke de Groot (! this is a lo-res picture, please contact yasmina@beursschouwburg.be for a hi-res version)
Hans Bryssinck - "Wilson y Los Más Elegantes" © Hans Bryssinck
Karl Philips - "7 Square Meters Hans Bryssinck © Tony Van Galen
Pieter Geenen - "The Nation" Hans Bryssinck © Pieter Geenen
Nicolas Provost - "The Painters" © Nicolas Provost
Hito Steyerl - HOW NOT TO BE SEEN: A FUCKING DIDACTIC EDUCATIONAL .MOV FILE © Hito Steyerl
Neïl Beloufa - "Tonight and the People" © Neïl Beloufa
Neïl Beloufa - "Tonight and the People" © Neïl Beloufa
Rustan Söderling - "The Second Dawn of Man" © Rustan Söderling
Rustan Söderling - Roadside Picnic © Rustan Söderling
Ryan Trecartin & Lizzie Fitch - "CENTER JENNY" © Ryan Trecartin & Lizzie Fitch
Shana Moulton - "The Undiscovered Drawer" © Shana Moulton
Beursschouwburg © Bram Tack