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Dag van de dans 2019
27/04/2019

Within the framework of Dag Van De Dans, workspacebrussels presents 3 try-outs at KANAL - Centre Pompidou.  14:00 DAN MUSSETT & LAURENT DELOM dddddddddduettttttttttttttttttttttttt In their very first performance together, dancers...... Read more

WORKING TITLE FESTIVAL 2019
28/06/2019 > 29/06/2019

On 28 and 29 June, workspacebrussels invites you for a new edition of the biannual WORKING TITLE FESTIVAL At the Kaaistudio's and the studios of workspacebrussels we will immerse you in the work of  Anneleen Keppens  Dan...... Read more

In residency

BETWEEN US
03/05/2019 > 05/05/2019

In addition to a real marriage, "Between Us" is also a durational, multidisciplinary artistic process in which Kim and Anyuta – as an artistic couple – curate their marriage relationship. They married, among other things, so...... Read more

HAITI O AYITI
27/05/2019 > 31/05/2019

Ayiti, island of mountains, is where the Tainos lived when Christopher Columbus arrived in 1492. Marking the beginning of the genocide, the brutal extractivism of the many territories of Abya Yala, and the transatlantic slave trade in connection...... Read more

KILLJOY
06/05/2019 > 12/05/2019

The expression ‘killjoy’ refers to a person who deliberately spoils the enjoyment of others. To be "killjoy" is to kill all the fun, to kill happiness. But what does it mean to kill happiness today? What kinds of narratives...... Read more

L'OCEAN
27/05/2019 > 31/05/2019

With L’Océan Clara Guémas conducts a sensitive research into the lives of some of the newcomers in Brussels. Mazina has just turned eighteen. She is curious, discovers the theatre, talks about her point of view as a woman, and...... Read more

LIVING FORMS / TROUBLED MINDS
22/04/2019 > 27/04/2019

Living forms / troubled minds is both a solo performance and a choreographic installation. The focus of the work is both the concept and the experience of energy - especially as it relates to fossil fuels and corporeality.  Lehtovaara is...... Read more

LOOK ME STRAIGHT IN THE EYE
06/05/2019 > 27/05/2019

Today I am breakable. Today I am strong. Today I don’t know the difference!   What places a body in a state of vulnerability, surrender, or resistance? Look Me Straight in the Eye unravels the fragility of the private moment and the...... Read more

MOSHENKA
08/04/2019 > 28/04/2019

Back in the times of the USSR, under the leadership of Joseph Stalin and Nikita Khrushchev, a network of cultural centres (Dom Kultury) was built all over the country to strengthen the grip of the regime on remote rural regions. Today the once...... Read more

MOVEMENT ESSAYS
29/04/2019 > 03/05/2019

Movement Essays is an encounter with dancer and choreographer Anneleen Keppens. Inspired by the personal essay in the tradition of writer Michel de Montaigne, she presents three ‘movement essays’ that each place a fundamental aspect of...... Read more

NAKAMI
20/05/2019 > 24/05/2019

In Nakami Ikue Nakagawa translates her series of drawings 'ça va pas' using scenography and the body. This series of drawings represent all her thoughts, and triggered an intense discussion with herself. The drawings often depict a...... Read more

OR HOW I BECAME THE ROOM
01/06/2019 > 14/06/2019

Or How I Became The Room deals with uncontrollable physical manifestations and reflexes of the body, like goosebumps, blushing, stuttering, blinking, tremors and spasms. Leen Van Dommelen calls them betrayals because they feel as if the body...... Read more

PERFORMATIVITEIT VAN HET STILSTAANDE BEELD
15/04/2019 > 28/04/2019

During her research residency in workspacebrussels Charlotte Bouckaert wants to perform several experiments in which the static image is given the possibility to be performative. These experiments could result in an installation, video work or...... Read more

POLY-MIRRORS
20/05/2019 > 25/05/2019

PoLy-Mirrors is a pieced based on the notion of reflected Polymeters and Polyrhythms. Over the last years, Naïma Mazic went from simply analyzing what it means to move on-, with- or against a beat and an offbeat, to the idea of speeding up and...... Read more

SHOT (LIVE)
29/04/2019 > 03/05/2019

SHOT (Live) is a series of performances that originated from eight videos named SHOT that were made in 2018 during a residency at La Station, an artist-run space based in Nice. The performances feature a character, disguised by brown hair and...... Read more

SPARKS OF RESISTANCE
20/05/2019 > 30/05/2019

Sparks of resistance is a performance that puts children and adults together in a dimension of interpretation of the body: the future, the past, the present and the death through palmistry on a stage. During the performance, the children (wearing...... Read more

THE CHANCE TO FIND YOURSELF
29/04/2019 > 17/05/2019

The chance to find yourself is a collaboration between two migrants from very different worlds. One is a German-speaking man from Tirol in northern Italy who has lived in Brussels for a few years; Benno Steinegger. The other, Jovial Mbenga, is from...... Read more

TRAILS & GROOVES
06/05/2019 > 17/05/2019

Trails & Grooves expands the research of the solo Farmer Train Swirl and explores the dynamic relations walking and running bodies can entertain with each other. Starting from walking, the dancers will draw individual and collective...... Read more