Let Me Know

Let Me Know

Beursschouwburg's spring programme on knowledge beyond the known and the self

Everybody knows, it seems. We are surrounded by knowledge: every day we inhale new knowledge and, directly or indirectly, help to create it. But what do we know and why? What is kept out, disqualified or never listened to?

Knowledges of different kinds. That's what Beursschouwburg is going to talk about in 2020. The ongoing patterns within knowledge regimes make it necessary to scrutinise knowing as a phenomenon, to question our hunger for ‘reliable knowledge’, to look beyond what we are so sure of and to embrace the unloved unknown. Can we know better? Can we know together? Will unlearning what we know allow us to know more?

The programme 'Let Me Know' challenges the coloniality of power, breaks away from the dominance of Western knowledge and opens up to all the different knowledges out there – knowledges from the South, underserved knowledges, embodied knowledges, artistic epistemologies, situated knowledges, marginalised positions ... Let’s get out of our knowledge bubbles to encounter new ways of getting together.

Here it is: the spring programme, bursting with performance, film, music and an exhibition. We’re reaching out to unknown hands, meeting old friends on new islands and dancing together through space and time. Everyone is welcome to come listen and chatter, to learn and collectively think out loud.

 

LET ME KNOW - FEB MAA APR 2020 

PERFORMANCE 
Rosana Cade - Mamela Nyamza - Ogutu Muraya / Quinsy Gario - Selina Thompson - La Fleur & Monika Gintersdorfer & Franck Edmond Yao - Rodrigo Batista - Carolina Mendonça & Catalina Insignares

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MUSIC 
Big Joanie - Ikraaan - Mevy - Irreversible Entanglements  - MC Yallah - Obsequies - Aya - Darwin Deez - Linn da Quebrada
 - Braids 
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FILM 
Bie Michels - Eitan Efrat & Daniel Mann - Rebecca Jane Arthur - Maïder Fortune - Eleni Kamma

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EXPO 
Laurie Charles - Ingel Vaikla - Guy Wouété

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7 - 8 FEBRUARY 2020
OPENING WEEKEND LET ME KNOW

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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.

Beursschouwburg
Auguste Ortsstraat 20-28
1000 Brussel