Sans lumière, je ne suis rien
Et la lumière fut, in Le Vif, 40, 7 oktober 2016
A jaunty, jovial portrait with a surprising sting in its tail
- The New York Times – (Critic’s Pick)
The RAINFOREST workshop, launched by Derek Holzer and Mads Bech Paluszewski-Hau, is a contemporary reinterpretation of David Tudor’s eponymous series of compositions during the 70ies.
A magician never reveals his secrets.
Six performers enter a dark room. They seem familiar. Yet there is something unusual in their appearance. The have disappeared into oblivion, but are longing for contact.
In his lecture performance, Tobias Revell will address contemporary and historical relationships between magic and technology.
For this birthday edition, Playground launched a call to several art schools in Belgium and abroad that have visited Playground in the past 10 years. A number of current and former students presented a project tailored for Playground.
We are remixers. We are thieves.
And then there’s natural selection.
We pick up where the last human has left it.
We are in the business of making it our own.
We are repectable thieves.
A pathologist examines the body of a woman whose own organs demonstrate their confusion and misunderstanding of her suicide.
Stored away under the flickering tube lights of a faculty basement, a silent crowd of replica Greco-Roman statues awaits chance visitors, while they digest their improbable biographies marked by fire, migration, fragmentation and disrepair.
After his absurdist game show 27 Gnosis in 2013, Michael Portnoy is bringing his new performance to Playground.
In this choreographic installation, black industrial materials and a human figure continually transform, though sometimes almost imperceptibly, while they influence one another.
How can movement be turned into a language?
Rather than witnessing a concert, the audience become part of a ritual for a purpose unknown to them, but seemingly of upmost importance to the party in question. In THE OTHEROOM everything is in motion. The musicians are not bound to a particular space.
Sarah Vanhee kept hold of all her personal garbage for an entire year: both household waste and materials from her studio: yogurt pots, worn-out underwear, spam and bad ideas. Confronted by the expanding mountain of waste, she felt the urgency to find a different ethical stance towards it.