Frie Leysen Brussels
1950 – 2020
08.05, 09.05, 12 — 16.05, 19 — 23.05, 26 — 30.05
Pélagie Gbaguidi Brussels
Zone de Troc II
performative installation — premiere
Place Sainte-Catherine 45 Sint-Katelijneplein / Marché place Sainte-Catherine/Sint-Katelijneplein markt
A participative space in which visitors can deposit or take away objects, stories, drawings, secrets and letters.
08.05, 09.05, 11 — 16.05, 18 — 23.05, 25 — 30.05
Walid Raad Beirut / New York
We can make rain but no one came to ask
exhibition / guided tour — premiere
Maison des Arts
Insects, birds, nests, leaves and flowers: a catalogue of natural elements disclosing a series of strange events in the Middle East’s recent past.
08.05, 09.05, 22 — 26.05
Sarah Vanhee Brussels
bodies of knowledge
Institut Pacheco / Parc Josaphat
A semi-nomadic class held in various parts of Brussels over a number of months, where there are no teachers or students but rather a group of co-learners, and that prefers experts in life rather than professional authorities.
08 — 12.05
Korakrit Arunanondchai & Alex Gvojic Bangkok / New York
No History in a Room Filled with People with Funny Names 5
A ghostly journey accompanied by green laser lights, hovering somewhere between transcendence, war operations, and the infrared vision of speleological missions.
Kornél Mundruczó & Kata Wéber / TR Warszawa Warsaw / Budapest
Pieces of a woman
Can we resist guilt feelings? Kata Wéber has written a trenchant, instinctive text. Together with theatre-maker Kornél Mundruczó, she welcomes us into a family home inhabited by an exceptional group of Polish actors who perform this text with naturalistic precision.
11 — 15.05
Nadia Beugré Abidjan / Paris
A choreography for five dancers, executed solely using the back. With the insistent use of buttocks Nadia Beugré challenges a strongly built and assimilated masculinity.
11 — 20.05
Akira Takayama Tokyo
McDonald’s Radio University
lecture — premiere
Place de la Bourse/Beursplein
You are welcome at McDonald’s on Place de la Bourse/Beursplein for a series of live lectures by new professors, ready to share their knowledge for the first time.
Rossella Biscotti Molfetta / Rotterdam/Brussels
visual arts / performance
The Journey is a performance of a ship navigating a GPS content-related route inspired by time, history and current geopolitical data. A present and yet invisible performance at the festival, echoing the hidden nature of what is going on in the Mediterranean sea.
13 — 16.05
Léa Drouet Brussels
La Raffinerie / Online
Starting from the story of Mado, her grandmother, Léa Drouet transports us in her new creation, Violences. In it, rather than representing direct violence, the artist works in showing the conditions that make it legitimate.