Performance | Nikima Jagudajev
The Olympics
Saturday 19 August, from 2pm to 6pm

In the frame of her residency at the Boghossian Foundation, New-York choreographer, Nikima Jagudajev, presents her unpublished performance The Olympics.

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Performance | Christopher Matthews
Lads
SUNDAY 9 JULY, FROM 2 TO 5 PM

Performer, choreographer, and visual artist Christopher Matthews presents his new work Lads at the Villa Empain in the frame of his residency at the Boghossian Foundation.

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Performance | Karthik Pandian and Andros Zins-Browne
Shouts & Berbers
Sunday 25 June 2017, at 3 pm

Artist Karthik Pandian and choreographer Andros Zins-Browne, both in residency at the Villa Empain, present a new performance born out of their collaboration.

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Kunstenfestivaldesarts | Mårten Spångberg
Natten, The Series
26 and 27 May 2017

Unique at the Boghossian Foundation, live a nocturnal performance in the Villa, imagined by the Swedish choreographer Mårten Spångberg: Natten, The Series.

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Kunstenfestivaldesarts | Monira Al Qadiri
Feeling Dubbling
From 9 to 13 May 2017 at 20:30 pm

As part of the Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Monira Al Qadiri presents Feeling Dubbing, a ludic and playful play about the confusion that the flow of images of popular cultures sows in our lives.

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Performance | Eszter Salamon
The Valeska Gert Museum
Saturday 22 April 2017, at 3 pm

Eszter Salamon offers to the avant-garde artist Valeska Gert an imaginary museum at the Villa Empain. She inhabits it with Boglàrka Börcsök to propose an experience oscillating between memory, reconstruction and fiction.

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Performance | Sandhya Daemgen
The Aquarium
Sunday 19 February 2017

In the context of the exhibition Decor resident performer and choreographer Sandhya Daemgen, presents her performance The Aquarium. This unique work explores day to day life through rumination and movement, language and sound.

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Performatik17 | DD Dorvillier
A week of steps at the Villa Empain
Saturday 1st April 2017

Body sculptures play a central role in this edition of the Brussels Biennale of performance art Performatik17. It’s in this framework that the Boghossian Foundation welcomes choreographer DD Dorvillier who will present her new work human future dance corps.

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Performance | Artist in residency
screensaver
Sunday 29 January 2017, from 1 to 6 pm

Janine Harrington presents screensaver (gallery version), a sculptural dance that shifts its organisation over time, emulating organic forms and patterns.

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Performance | Artist in residency
Movies on my own
Saturday 17 December 2016, from 11 am to 6 pm

Ariane Loze presents the work she produced during her residency at the Boghossian Foundation. In her videos, she is the actress playing all the characters, she is the director staging their situations and imagined dialogues, and she is the camera woman framing their actions. As such, she embodies the main components of making a film creating a look into our everyday speech patterns, the behavioural, verbal or dress codes we use and that define our identities.

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Performance | Artist in residency
Directory of Portrayals
Saturday 5 November 2016, at 3 pm

Resident artist Sahra Motalebi presents research from her ongoing project revolving around a text-based exchange between the artist and her estranged sister who lives in Iran, utilizing the floor plan of the Villa to structure a series of dramatic monologues and a cappella arias as a performance installation.

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Performance | Artist in residency
Dear Diogenes, this is something else.
Saturday 1st October 2016, from 11 am to 6 pm

Resident artist Frank Wasser will inhabit the Villa Empain and the current exhibition Decor interrupting visitors with observations, questions, riddles and rumours as they move through the building.

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Performance | Artists in residency
Functions and Fictions & Be my Muse
17 September 2016, from 11 am to 6 pm

The artists Moriah Evans and Alvaro Urbano present the projects they developed during their residency at the Boghossian Foundation. Urbano’s Functions and Fictions will animate the Villa Empain shifting perspectives. In Be my Muse, Evans will occupy a series of rooms at the Villa with a 49 minute performance.

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Janine Harrington
Satelliser: a dance for the gallery
Saturday 11 June 2016, from 2 pm to 6 pm

Choreographer Janine Harrington presents Satelliser: a dance for the gallery, a performance with six dancers who during four hours subtly interact with the visitors’ movements, playing with the relationship between performance, visitor, and space.

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Andros Zins-Browne
Already Unmade
Wednesday 18 May at 6 pm

The choreographer Andros Zins-Browne performs Already Unmade, a new work conceived especially for the Villa Empain in which he revisits his personal history of choreography, altering it through the mechanism of repetition.

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