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Dolores Bouckaert : Wing

A site specific performance of a slowly mutating image high in the sky. A striking intervention in public space.

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A long red dress, almost touching the ground, loosens tranquily small parts of itself until it fully disappears. It's a pompous image, but at the same time humble and modest. In it's offer of beauty it comforts us and distrupts us. Without noticing we are holding still, asking ourselves questions and color the image with our own narratives.

In dialogue with Dolores Bouckaert Wings is custom made to each context. The performances lasts about 90 minutes and can be seen from far distance.

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research

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

Bernard delves deeper into Fernando Pessoa's Ode MarĂ­tima 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.


supporting action

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.
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