07.05, 08.05, 10 — 15.05
Nevin Aladağ Berlin
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
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
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
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
exhibition / performance — premiere
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.
Fanny & Alexander Ravenna-Brussels
Se questo è Levi
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
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
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.