Sylvia Botella is a Brussels-based freelance performing arts critic for Belgian and international media (newspapers, magazines, radio and television, including for RTBF, L’Echo, W+B-Wallonie-Bruxelles International, Nouvelles de danse, ADC, Mouvement). She teaches theater studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Sylvia Botella interviews Belgium-based theatre historian Olivier Neveux about his thoughts on populism, decomocratizing access to culture, and the political responsibility of the artist.
Are We On Stage to Reflect the Audience or Create It? / Est-ce qu’on est sur scène pour refléter un public, ou le constituer ?Sylvia Botella interviews sociologist Éric Fassin about his views on the connection between sociology, the performing arts, and politics in the age of populism.