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Christophe Meierhans : Some use for your broken clay pots

Works of science fiction give us an insight into a future civilization by telling the adventures of one of its individual inhabitants.
Some use for your broken clay pots, on the contrary, provides us with the code that rules the life of the society it imagines.

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The future is apprehended the other way around: it is up to us to picture what the adventures of our individual lives would be like under a defined set of new conditions. Developed in collaboration with a team of experts from different Belgian universities, Some use for your broken clay pots is a theatre piece whose script is the constitutional text for a democratic state that does not yet exist.

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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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