Every first Sunday of the month coffee and cake afternoon at STUKcafé, accompanied by some live accordion music as in the old days!
Lectures and talks (in Dutch) by and with Hans Clevers and Peter Carmeliet
Pieter and Jakob’s brotherly relationship forms the starting point for Jake & Pete’s big reconciliation attempt for the disputes from the past. Both were born in Burundi, but one with much better memories than the other.
With this nicely designed board game made of cardboard, Milimbo invites us to play with the elements and symbols from the worldwide tradition of storytelling. Every player follows the path through the woods and meets figures from the world of fairytales along the way.
Socks and stockings dance like crazy. Sweaters become funny little creatures. Sweet monsters pop up in tiny holes, sleeves and trouser legs. Touched by the music, an unusual singer sings a passionate duet with the girl with the long arms.
How a boxer dodges a fist at the last minute. How a swimmer glides through the water. But also how a wave travels through a football stadium.
Are you sure that what you see is all there is to see? Is the world you live in the only one? Is there perhaps another universe that can only be reached through a secret entrance?
Worktable is an invitation to break everyday objects. Armed with safety goggles and all kinds of tools, you can brutally chop up or gently take apart a teacup, umbrella, alarm clock or doll – in this living installation, nothing can stay intact! There is, however, no trash.
Lecture/debate in Dutch
How do you start working on a dance performance that has its roots in a 200 year old novel by Goethe? How do you turn Goethe's - often very philosophical - ideas on love into pure movement?
Lecture in English
The screening on Monday November 9 at 20:00 is sold out.
In this energetic and intimate choreography, eight young people between the ages of 14 and 21 depict a young girl’s observations about the game of love.
TIMING THURSDAY 12/11
1985. Georges is a market vendor and a true salesman. When he is offered the chance to rent Café Derby at the exact time the Pope will officiate an open-air mass next to the café, a brilliant plan rises. His wife, 5 kids and even his colleagues are game.
In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son. An Auschwitz-set drama that's numbing, provocative and impossible to unsee. (Time Out)
In 'The Ardennes' a brutal home jacking goes hopelessly wrong. Dave, one of the two robbers, manages to run off, leaving his brother Kenneth behind. Four years later, Kenneth is released from prison but a lot has changed over time.
A series of fine line-drawings of Congolese men and women in draped robes by the Belgian-Romanian artist Idel Ianchelevici formed the basis for a new performance by Jimmy Robert, who works with a female performer to develop a dialogue of movements.
Playground is part of Corpus, a network of institutions that all s
Extra Shapes is a dance performance, a concert for speakers and a light show all at the same time.
Ieva Miseviciutè, Master in Political Science, Master in Cultural Analysis, will finally get her PhD, in one hour, right in front of you, granted by her tongue!
Julien Prévieux has created an inventory of movements patented by technology comp
How will I keep dancing once I no longer have a body?
After having lost a musical contest against the god Apollo, the Greek character Marsyas is condemned to wandering between the living and the dead.
Fragmentary recordings of actors and directors on the magic of the voice emanate from a sculptural installation. Hugues Decointet was so fascinated by a text on Samuel Beckett’s voice that he collected an index of fragments and words that we use to describe voices.
The book Esphador Ledet Ko Uluner!
In Solo (2009), Maria Hassabi performs with a Persian carpet, formulating her movement as an investigation of a fluid sculptural process. The carpet – originally a framing device for the dance – variously becomes a stage prop, an outer skin and a piece of architecture.
How do we form relationships with the objects that surround us? The three actors in Comme il est blond!
Sonja Jokiniemi investigates the shaping of language in a playful way.
What space do memories occupy, and how can they control movements?
What is a body? Where does it start and end?
Contemporary artist Jimmy Robert explores movement as form. For example, how is a choreography of human interactions transformed into sculpture? The body’s vulnerability is the central focus. Robert uses delicate materials such as paper to create these works.
Kristof Van Gestel invites you for an individual talk, through his artworks. Some ten sculptures/objects form the base of an exploration of form, content, interpretation, perception and use of art.
Jean-Pascal Flavien designs spaces that are tailored to emotions, functions and patterns of behaviour.
Guy de Cointet (1934-1983) conceives of art as an interplay of colour, language and form.
Vincent is an ex-soldier suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. He is hired to protect the wife of a wealthy businessman while he's out of town at their luxurious villa, Maryland, in France.
Storm is an enthusiastic toddler from Denmark. Together with his parents and little brother he moves to Thailand, the country where his mother was born. There he discovers all sorts of extraordinary things.
A young married couple's lives are thrown into a harrowing tailspin when an acquaintance from the husband's past brings mysterious gifts and a horrifying secret to light after more than 20 years.
The screening on Sunday November 22nd at 20:00 is sold out.
Lecture in English
This performance is followed by Color Field Immersion, a free sound and light performance in STUK Labozaal.
Free, following on GRIND (Jefta Van Dinther, Minna Tiikanen, David Kiers)
A teen artist living in 1970s San Francisco enters into an affair with her mother's boyfriend.