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Livestreaming Conversation: School of Resistance, Episode Nine: A Global Jurisdiction for a Global Economy
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Livestreaming Conversation: School of Resistance, Episode Nine: A Global Jurisdiction for a Global Economy

A dialogue with Miriam Saage-Maaß and Sylvestre Bisimwa

Thursday 22 October 2020
United States
School of Resistance, Episode Eight: The Paranoia of the Western Mind
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School of Resistance, Episode Eight: The Paranoia of the Western Mind

Why is it so difficult to recognize a non-European universalism?

Saturday 17 October 2020
Graz, Austria
School of Resistance, Episode Seven: Environmental Repercussions
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School of Resistance, Episode Seven: Environmental Repercussions

Living in a compromised world: a dialogue with Gail Bradbrook (UK), Alexis Shotwell (Canada), Alice Swift (UK)

Sunday 4 October
Ghent, Belgium
Livestreaming Conversation: School of Resistance, Episode Nine: A Global Jurisdiction for a Global Economy
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Livestreaming Conversation: School of Resistance, Episode Nine: A Global Jurisdiction for a Global Economy

A dialogue with Miriam Saage-Maaß and Sylvestre Bisimwa

Thursday 22 October 2020
United States

NTGent presents School of Resistance, Episode Eight: The Paranoia of the Western Mind livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 22 October 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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School of Resistance, Episode Eight: The Paranoia of the Western Mind
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School of Resistance, Episode Eight: The Paranoia of the Western Mind

Why is it so difficult to recognize a non-European universalism?

Saturday 17 October 2020
Graz, Austria

NTGent presented School of Resistance, Episode Eight: The Paranoia of the Western Mind livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 17 October 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles, UTC -7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).

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School of Resistance, Episode Seven: Environmental Repercussions
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School of Resistance, Episode Seven: Environmental Repercussions

Living in a compromised world: a dialogue with Gail Bradbrook (UK), Alexis Shotwell (Canada), Alice Swift (UK)

Sunday 4 October
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance, Episode Seven: Environmental Repercussions livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Sunday 4 October 2020 at 18:00 CEST (Ghent, UTC +2) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 12:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 9:00 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7).

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School of Resistance, Episode Six: Our Human Rights Are On Fire
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School of Resistance, Episode Six: Our Human Rights Are On Fire

Towards a humane migration policy with Muhammad al-Kashef and Efi Latsoudi.

Thursday 1 October 2020
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance, Episode Six: Our Human Rights Are On Fire livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 1 October 2020 at 20:00 CEST (Ghent, UTC +2) / 19:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 2:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 11:00 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7).

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School of Resistance, Episode 5: Beyond Europe
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School of Resistance, Episode 5: Beyond Europe

Building Transnational Futures with Ulrike Guérot and Srećko Horvat

Friday 25 September 2020
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance, Episode Five: Beyond Europe: Building Transnational Futures livestreaming on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday 25 September 2020 at 18:00 CEST (Ghent, UTC +2) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 12:00 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 9:00 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7).

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School of Resistance - Episode Four: Why Theatre?
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School of Resistance - Episode Four: Why Theatre?

Theatre in Emergency. A dialogue with Nora Chipaumire (USA) and Chantal Mouffe (UK)

Thursday 3 September 2020
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance - Episode Four: Why Theatre? livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 3 September 2020 at 18:30 CEST (Ghent, UTC +2) / 17:30 BST (London, UTC +1) / 12:30 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 9:30 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7)

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School of Resistance - Episode Three: Distributing Dignity
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School of Resistance - Episode Three: Distributing Dignity

Global Supply Chains and Human Rights. A dialogue with Zehra Khan (Pakistan) and Nasir Mansoor (Pakistan) hosted by Eline Banken

Thursday 11 June 2020
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance - Episode Three livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 11 June 2020 at 8 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 16:00 BEST (London, UTC +1) / 17:00 CEST (Ghent, UTC +2) / 20:00 PKT (Islamabad, UTC +5).

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(En)forced Mobility
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(En)forced Mobility

A conversation hosted by On the Move, a cultural mobility information network

Tuesday 9 June 2020
Brussels, Belgium

On the Move — a cultural mobility information network — presented a conversation about (En)forced Mobility livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network on Tuesday 9 June 2020 at 10 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 14:00 UTC +0 / 15:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 16:00 CEST (Brussels, UTC +2).

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School of Resistance - Episode Two: Make the World Habitable Again
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School of Resistance - Episode Two: Make the World Habitable Again

Climate, economy and protest in the Global South. A dialog with Vandana Shiva and Vanessa Nakate hosted by Lara Staal

Thursday 28 May 2020
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance - Episode Two: Make the World Habitable Again livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 28 May 2020 at 10 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 11 a.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 16:00 BEST (London, UTC+1) / 17:00 CEST (Ghent, UTC+2) / 18:00 EAT (Kampala, UTC+3) 20:30 IST (New Delhi, UTC+5:30).

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SEGAL TALKS: Kris Verdonck
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SEGAL TALKS: Kris Verdonck

An update on the situation for theatre artists in Belgium.

Monday 25 May 2020
Belgium

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center presented SEGAL TALKS: Kris Verdonck livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Monday 25 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC-5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC+2).

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School of Resistance - Episode One: This Madness Has to Stop
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School of Resistance - Episode One: This Madness Has to Stop

Opening speech of Wiener Festwochen by Kay Sara. Followed by a debate with Tania Bruguera and Milo Rau, moderated by Lara Staal

Saturday 16 May 2020
Ghent, Belgium

NTGent presented School of Resistance - Episode One: This madness has to stop livestreamed on the global, commons-based, peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 16 May 2020 at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC-7) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC-4) / 17:00 BEST (London, UTC+1) / 18:00 CEST (Belgium, UTC+2).

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Exploring Colonization and Identity at Belgium’s New Theatre Festival
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Exploring Colonization and Identity at Belgium’s New Theatre Festival

7 May 2019

verity healey discusses themes and productions from Ghent’s new theatre festival called same same but different.

IETM Brussels Plenary Pluralist Populist Poetics
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IETM Brussels Plenary Pluralist Populist Poetics

Friday 24 November 2017
Brussels, Belgium

IETM - International network for contemporary performing arts presented a day opening plenary speech Pluralist Populist Poetics by Eleanor Bauer from the IETM Brussels Meeting 2017 livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 24 November at 10:00 - 10:45 CET (Brussels, UTC +1) / 4:00 a.m. - 4:45 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 11:00 - 11:45 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2) / 17:00 - 17:45 SGT (Singapore, UTC +8) / 8:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. AEDT (Sydney, UTC +11). Share your thoughts on Twitter by using the hashtag #IETMBrussels. Follow @IETM and @HowlRound for news and updates.

IETM Brussels Opening Keynote Speech Art in the Age of Populism
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IETM Brussels Opening Keynote Speech Art in the Age of Populism

Thursday 23 November 2017
Brussels, Belgium

IETM - International network for contemporary performing arts presented the opening keynote speech Art in the Age of Populism by Eric Corijn from the IETM Brussels Plenary Meeting 2017 livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 23 November at 16:00 - 18:00 CET (Brussels, UTC +1) / 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 17:00 - 19:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2) / 23:00 - 01:00 AEST (Singapore, UTC +8). Share your thoughts on Twitter by using the hashtag #IETMBrussels. Follow @IETM and @HowlRound for news and updates.

Resilience versus Populism
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Resilience versus Populism

22 November 2017

Brussels-based curator and dramaturg Nedjma Hadj Benchelabi writes about the art scene in her city, and how it is and isn't addressing contemporary social and political needs. 

Being Radical or Nothing! / La radicalité sinon rien !
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Being Radical or Nothing! / La radicalité sinon rien !

21 November 2017

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. / 

Sylvia Botella interview l’historien de théâtre belge à propos de ses pensées sur le populisme,

la démocratisation de l'accès à la culture et la responsabilité politique de l'artiste.

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 ?
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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 ?

21 November 2017

Sylvia Botella interviews sociologist Éric Fassin about his views on the connection between sociology, the performing arts, and politics in the age of populism.

The Artist as Agent for Change
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The Artist as Agent for Change

16 November 2017

Brussels-based choreographer, curator, and writer Michiel Vandevelde argues that artists need to reclaim a place of power in the arts sector.

A performance of WarSawSirenaF451 at Project Curie City-experimental incubator of art from Warsaw
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A performance of WarSawSirenaF451 at Project Curie City-experimental incubator of art from Warsaw

Thursday 15 December 2016
Paris, France

Project Curie City presented a performance of WarSawSirenaF451—scenes by Warsaw women—livestreamed from Paris, France on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 15 December. In Twitter, follow @HowlRoundTV and use #howlround

Kris Verdonck Artist Talk: Listen to the Bloody Machine
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Kris Verdonck Artist Talk: Listen to the Bloody Machine

Wednesday 25 May 2016
New York, NY, United States

The Martin E. Segal Theatre Center in New York City presented Kris Verdonck Artist Talk: Listen to the Bloody Machine—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 25 May at 3:30 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 5:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 6:30 p.m. EDT (New York). On Twitter use #HowlRound.

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School of Resistance
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School of Resistance

A biweekly livestream with experts of change from around the world: artists, activists, politicians and philosophers.

Art in the Age of Populism
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Art in the Age of Populism

IETM Brussels

Populism may be considered as an ideology, a movement, or simply a style. Some may perceive it as a weapon against democracy, because it shrinks the space for plurality; some may view it as democracy's last vessel of hope, because it brings politics closer to the people. This series explores how the Belgian arts sector confronts this complex phenomenon.