Elastic Habitat is an immersive installation, a playground of textile sculptures for the viewer to interact with or wear.
Meryem Bayram’s work focuses on the relationship between human behaviour and the constructed environment. Using wood, cardboard, and elastic, she creates installations that suggest a physical space while simultaneously challenging the body to change that space.
A Breath cycle is a variable and varied collection of performances about breathing. All creations depart from the same protocol: guidelines for performers and audiences, handed out at the start of the performance.
Outside, it’s dark, and you wish you were holding a glass of whiskey. And then, the music starts ...
The buren collective interprets two characters from Ever Is Over All, a 1997 video work by Pipilotti Rist in which a carefree woman in blue dress smashes car windows while a passing policewoman nods in approval.
For Playground, Agnès Geoffray presents two works. In the video Sutures, photos follow and flow into one another, vying for attention to challenge our gaze.
Intelligent machines are increasingly important to our society.
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?
This unique presentation takes its inspiration from the poem Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hazard by Stéphane Mallarmé and a rendition of the same poem by Marcel Broodthaers from 1969.