07.05, 08.05, 10 — 15.05

Nevin Aladağ Berlin

Music Rooms

exhibition / music

Maison des Arts

Various domestic objects such as chairs, tables, and even a coat rack, are transformed into playable musical instruments in the exhibition Music Rooms conceived for the festival.

07 — 12.05

Okwui Okpokwasili New York

Bronx Gothic

performance

Les Brigittines

An exchange of notes between two girls in the midst of a sexual awakening, communicating what is essential about a body in transformation and the love and terror that accompany it.

07 — 09.05

Marlene Monteiro Freitas Lisbon

idiota

dance — premiere

KANAL-Centre Pompidou / K1

Presenting a solo at the festival for the first time, Marlene Monteiro Freitas unfolds an intimate choreography in a glass box.

07 — 09.05

Satoko Ichihara Tokyo

Madama Chrysanthemum

theatre / performance — premiere

Museum of Japanese Art (Museums of the Far East)

In the shadow of the Japanese Tower, Satoko Ichihara introduces us to the Japanese emperor in an absurd theatre play.

08 — 15.05, 17 — 22.05, 24 — 29.05

Lav Diaz Manila

Hymno

exhibition / performance — premiere

Cinema Galeries

One of the most celebrated Filipino filmmakers, Lav Diaz, creates an exhibition and a performance for the festival, revealing his storytelling instincts and engagement with society.

07.05, 08.05

Fanny & Alexander Ravenna-Brussels

Se questo è Levi

theatre

Senate of Belgium

With the words of Holocaust survivor Primo Levi in the hemicycle of the Senate, a lucid warning is given of the ease with which Europe plunged into the dehumanization of the other.

07 — 09.05

François Chaignaud & Geoffroy Jourdain Paris

t u m u l u s

dance / music — premiere

Kaaitheater

A hypnotising masterpiece of voices and choreography that explores our paradoxical bodies, between the singular and the collective, between physicality and eternity.

07.05, 08.05, 15.05, 22.05, 26.05

Daniela Ortiz Cusco

The Weeping Woods and the Okapi Resistance

visual arts / puppet theatre — premiere

Monument voor de Belgische pioniers in Congo / Monument aux pionniers belges au Congo

A performance of puppet-theatre, in which the bronze and stone animals from different colonial monuments finally tell us about their next revolution.

08 — 11.05

Bárbara Bañuelos & Carles Albert Gasulla Madrid

Hacer Noche

theatre

Brussels-North Station – Former Railway Museum

An impressive two-hour performance, following a dialogue between two people about the different forms of precariousness in our society.

10 — 15.05

Sébastien Foucault / Cie Que Faire ? Liège

Reporters de guerre

theatre — premiere

Théâtre Les Tanneurs

A captivating theatrical performance about the responsibility of storytelling in the context of journalism in the 1990s Bosnian war and the siege of Sarajevo.

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