"You are born innocent and angelic. The universe is a stage on which your mind dances with your body, guided by your heart. Laughing is the same everywhere in the world.” Are these Yogi tea sayings truly spiritual or cheesy? Starting from...... Read more
In every sculpture or monument we build, there is an attempt to make our beliefs consistent for eternity. Yet even stone erodes. What does a truth need to stay valid? Killian Madeleine and Jeanne Colin have been looking at movement differently by...... Read more
An Imaginary Symposium is a theatre project that attempts to carefully construct alternatives modes of sociability in order to reimagine together our realities today and in the future. Its aim is to reactivate common thinking and imagining, by...... Read more
Since 2015, the focus of visual artist Filip Berte’s work has shifted towards the image around newcomers in Europe. In his previous project Un-Home / Moving Stones, he positioned a large stone in front of and inside centres for asylum seekers...... Read more
Wouter Krokaert’s art practice evolves around the observation and unravelling of his surroundings. The decision to use a certain medium, results from the desire to concentrate on an aspect of the whole. Thus, when drawing with pencil on paper,...... Read more
During her residency, Alle Dicu forms a transdisciplinary research group with dancers and dance students who engage themselves during two weeks for an eclectic, experimental research experience. Together they form a laboratory of practice and...... Read more
For the video work IMAGES FOR MARS II (life-sized projection) Karl Van Welden investigates the effect of a disaster on the human body. We see people in a state of carelessness, until a dark ash rain falls upon them, turning their idyll into a...... Read more
Since a couple of years, Clara Guémas intervenes as an artist and choreographer in prisons. She questions the place of the body in these isolated spaces, and the restrained and controlled life in prison. In continuity of this research, she...... Read more
Pharmakon (working title) will be number three in a series of poetical-scientific performances, this time taking up the human body. Early imaging techniques are used to illustrate this scientific narrative. The show will take place in a mechanical...... Read more
The act of claiming has a dual connotation. Though it harks back to a history of colonisation and theft, we could also consider the strike as a form of claim, when people take back the rights they’ve been deprived of. Reclaiming provides a...... Read more
Several years ago, the artist Eric Arnal-Burtschy, chose to join the army. He took part in a war in 2017, where a Jihadist’s diary was found after fighting series of fights. This Jihadist told his own story and his diary also contained the...... Read more
Summer Residencies at Kanal – Centre Pompidou
This summer, workspacebrussels and Kanal – Centre Pompidou are joining forces for a vibrant residency programme in the capital. In July, August and September, six artists or companies will set to work in the large spaces of the museum at the Sainctelettesquare: Christian Bakalov, Karl Van Welden, Jeanne Colin, Alice Van der Wielen and Anna Heuer Hansen, Eric Arnal-Burtschy, and Nazanin Fakoor.
Working Title Festival: 30 November > 2 December 2018
From 30 November to 2 December, workspacebrussels invites you for a new and vibrant edition of the Working Title Festival. For three days we will immerse you in the work of our artists. Expect an exciting mix of projects in different phases of the creative process: early research, open rehearsals, try-outs and finished work at the intersection of dance, performance, conversation, video art and installation. You will discover the work of Niko Hafkenscheid and Valentina Stepanova, Maria Lucia Cruz Correia, Meggy Rustamova, Alexander Vantournhout, Cassiel Gaube and many others. The entire programme will be published after the summer.