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Upcoming premieres of Karel Burssens and Vera Tussing

Karel is the first to premiere on 26 & 27.09 at Vooruit with Currents shedding light on the complex relationship between a kinetic sculpture and a dancer. Vera builds on her previous explorations in tactility while inviting string quartet Quatuor MP4 on Kaaitheater's stage in Tactile Quartet(s) on 19 & 20.10.

Simon Mayer & Mahara McKay navigate the ecstatic potential at ImPulsTanz

In 2018 the FolkTranceParty research stopped by at ImPulsTanz for an intensive workshop. This summer FolktranceParty visits the festival again in a new form. Take the opportunity to (re-)explore folktrance and to (re)discover your ecstatic body during a workshop taught by Simon & Mahara McKay on 03 & 04.08.

Bernard Van Eeghem artistic collaborator in Catherine Graindorge's Before the End

Bernard, who has worked together with Catherine during the performances Kayak and Cognac, is artistic collaborator in Catherine's piece Avant la fin which is part of the Edinburgh Fringe (31.07 to 25.08). Before the End is an autobiographical project that blends the personal and sound worlds of Catherine together.

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Bernard Van Eeghem & Dolores Bouckaert receive research grant from the Flemish Government

Bernard delves deeper into Fernando Pessoa's Ode Marítima by researching how this epic poem can be translated into (moving) images. During her research, Dolores invites fellow artists to encounter her and props from previous pieces, guided by Martha Nussbaum's acclaimed work The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy.

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Charter for the stage artist

A statement of solidarity between artists who agree to no longer accept un(der)paid work in public activities that take place at or for organizations with fixed-income employees.