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

performative installation

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

video installation

Les Brigittines

A ghostly journey accompanied by green laser lights, hovering somewhere between transcendence, war operations, and the infrared vision of speleological missions.


10.05, 11.05

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

L’Homme rare


Théâtre National

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

The Journey

visual arts / performance

Mediterranean Sea

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.


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