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.
In 1966 Argentinian author, critic and psycho-analyst Oscar Masotta organised three happenings (or anti-happenings).
Elma is a site-specific audio piece made for the museum space at M.
Loosely based on personal texts written by the artist that were translated into gestures by performers, this video examines the moment, how m
A prostitute, a First World War soldier, a mi- notaur, a 19th-century French grisette.
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.
A pathologist examines the body of a woman whose own organs demonstrate their confusion and misunderstanding of her suicide.
Advertising photography plays on our desires.
In one more thing, Benjamin Verdonck unpacks a miniature theatre from a suitcase.
A man has been found dead and his identity is unknown.
After his absurdist game show 27 Gnosis in 2013, Michael Portnoy is bringing his new performance to Playground.
In this new work Paul Hendrikse investigates what happens when everyday poses and gestures are taken out of their original context. Procedures For Underground is a movement archive that exists
In Anna Barham’s live production reading groups, meaning proliferates from the physical surface of language - the sound, rh
In this choreographic installation, black industrial materials and a human figure continually transform, though sometimes almost imperceptibly, while they influence one another.
From Bruegel to Leonardo to Panamarenko. Flying is a popular theme in art.
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.