!! SUSPENDED !! Fr. 2 & Sa. 3 February
Mårten Spångberg (SE) - Digital Technology
performance - Belgian premiere
A solo performance by the Swedish choreographer Mårten Spångberg. A meditation on the presence of objects ‒ a stream of impressions that ends with eating an ice cream together.
Fr. 9 & Sa. 10 February
Hannes Dereere & Silke Huysmans (BE) - Mining Stories
A documentary perfrmance about a devastating mine disaster in the mining region Minas Gerais (Brazil), where Silke Huysmans spent her childhood. In a region where more than three out of four people work in the mining industry, the disaster resembled a complete tabula rasa.
Fr. 16 & Sa. 17 February
Nora Chipaumire (ZW/US) - Portrait Of Myself As My Father
A postcolonial boxing match reveals how conflict is passed on from generation to generation. One thing remains clear: in this combat, no one can get away from their skin.
Fr. 23 & Sa. 24 February
Jaha Koo (KR/NL) - Cuckoo
Far away from his home country, Jaha Koo experienced a feeling of isolation when his electric rice cooker announced that his meal was ready. In performance Cuckoo, rice cookers are the only progagonists on a journey through 20 years of Korean history, based on the personal experiences of political events.
Fr. 16 & Sa. 17 March
Sonja Jokiniemi (FI) - Blab
Blab literally means chatter, chit-chat, meaningless talk. The Finnish dancer and choreographer Sonja Jokiniemi investigates the point where language falls short and humans become part of something non-human.
Fr. 23 & Sa. 24
Begüm Erciyas (TR) - Voicing Pieces
Begüm Erciyas explores the political and poetic power of the act of speaking. In the intimacy of a soundproof booth, we discover a script whose words have to be deciphered out loud.
Fr. 13 & Sa 14 April
Rabih Mroué (LB) - Sand in Eyes
lecture performance - Belgian premiere
Lebanese artist, filmmaker and performer Rabih Mroué investigates the visual politics behind IS recruitment videos.
Fr. 20 & Sa. 21 April
Ana Borralho & João Galante (PT) - Trigger of Happiness
A group of young people from Brussels, about growing and becoming bigger, about finding themselves without losing themselves in compulsive behaviour – six, eating, games – or other intoxications.
Th. 26, Fr. 27 & Sa. 28 April
Jan Martens (BE) - Rule of Three
dance - as part of Dag van de Dans on 28 April
A danced performance, in between a concert and a collection of stories. Rule of Three feels at the same time like the vibe of hardcode nightcluband and losing yourself in a book.
2 & 3.02 - dance: Mårten Spångberg - Digital Technology
26 - 28.04 - dance: Jan Martens - RULE OF THREE
16 & 17.03 - dance: Sonja Jokiniemi - Blab
23 & 24.02 - theatre - Jaha Koo - Cuckoo
16 & 17.03 - dance: Nora Chipaumire - Portrait of Myself as my Father
9 & 10.02 - theatre: Hannes Dereere & Silke Huysmans - Mining Stories