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Below you'll find all activities of Playground 17 that take place in  STUK. 
Please find the full programme on www.playgroundfestival.be

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A Breath cycle

Fabrice Samyn (BE)
Sat 18, Sun 19 & Sun 19 Nov 17 . 19:00

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.

Fourfold

Meryem Bayram (BE/TR)
Sun 19 Nov 17 . 17:00

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.

Elastic Habitat

Helena Dietrich (DE) i.s.m. Janneke Raaphorst (NL)
Thu 16, Fri 17, Sat 18 & Sun 19 Nov 17 . 15:00 - 19:00

Elastic Habitat is an immersive installation, a playground of textile sculptures for the viewer to interact with or wear.

Past

Thu 16, Fri 17 & Sat 18 Nov 17 . 22:30

Outside, it’s dark, and you wish you were holding a glass of whiskey. And then, the music starts ...

A Breath cycle

Fabrice Samyn (BE)
Sat 18, Sun 19 & Sun 19 Nov 17 . 19:00

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.

Elastic Habitat

Helena Dietrich (DE) i.s.m. Janneke Raaphorst (NL)
Thu 16, Fri 17, Sat 18 & Sun 19 Nov 17 . 15:00 - 19:00

Elastic Habitat is an immersive installation, a playground of textile sculptures for the viewer to interact with or wear.

Blue Skies Forever

buren (BE)
Fri 17 & Sat 18 Nov 17 . 19:00

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.

Sutures, Suspens and Syncope

Agnès Geoffray (FR)
Thu 16 & Fri 17 Nov 17 . 21:30

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.

Of Balls, Books and Hats

Julien Prévieux (FR)
Thu 16 & Fri 17 Nov 17 . 21:00

Intelligent machines are increasingly important to our society.

Playground Platform - closed call to schools

Stephanie Becquet, Raluca Croitoru, Romain Gandolphe, Ana Guedes, Inga Krüger, Ingrid Verweijen, Anyuta Wiazemsky
Sun 20 Nov 16 . 14:30 - 17:30

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.

Respectable Thief

Nástio Mosquito (AO)
Sun 20 Nov 16 . 19:00

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.

This is Offal

Mary Reid Kelley (USA)
17 - 20 November

A pathologist examines the body of a woman whose own organs demonstrate their confusion and misunderstanding of her suicide.

Cast Witnesses

Sarah van Lamsweerde (BE/NL)
17 - 20 November

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.

Relational Stalinism – The Musical

Michael Portnoy (USA)
Sat 19 Nov 16 . 20:00

After his absurdist game show 27 Gnosis in 2013, Michael Portnoy is bringing his new performance to Playground.

The Extraordinary Way She Moves

Lisa Vereertbrugghen (BE)
Fri 18 Nov 16 . 20:00

In this choreographic installation, black industrial materials and a human figure continually transform, though sometimes almost imperceptibly, while they influence one another.

For Claude Shannon

Liz Santoro (USA) & Pierre Godard (FR)
Thu 17 Nov 16 . 21:30

How can movement be turned into a language?

Una tirada de dados...

Israel Galván (ES), Pedro G. Romero (ES) & Filiep Tacq (BE)
Thu 17 Nov 16 . 19:00

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.