soon

Tue 10.05 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
FR
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room for reflection

hommage à simon leys

On the occasion of the recent release of Philippe Paquet’s Simon Leys, Navigateur entre les mondes (Gallimard), Passa Porta organises an evening dedicated to the Belgian-Australian writer and professor Simon Leys. With Philippe Paquet, Jean-Luc Outers and Jacques De Decker

Thu 12.05 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
NL
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POETRY

andy fierens ontvangt

Carte blanche to Flemish poet and performer Andy Fierens, famous for his hilarious and merciless texts and his uncompromising live performances. He invites three guests who each have something he envies. With Jess De GruyterMenno Wigman and singer-songwriter Spinvis (Erik de Jong).

Wed 18.05 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
FR
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room for reflection

donc, c’est non: henri michaux vu par jean-luc outers

Donc c'est non is the title of Jean-Luc Outers’s latest book, a collection of Henri Michaux’s refusal letters. The Belgian-born poet repeatedly declined a series of requests (photo shoots, republications, etc.) and literary awards by writing acerbic and often very funny letters. Interview: Nadine Eghels.

Fri 20.05 | 19:00 > 20:00
Les Brigittines
€ 4
AR / EN

lecture

khaled khalifa

Syrian writer Khaled Khalifa is invited by Passa Porta & Kunstenfestivaldesarts for a four-week residency in Brussels. At the end of his stay, he gives a lecture about his practice as a writer and the way it can be a strategy towards reality. A lecture about how Khalifa envisions the role of art in relation to its socio-political context(s).

Tue 24.05 | 12:40 > 13:30
Museum voor Schone Kunsten / Musée des Beaux-Arts
€ 6 / 3
FR

MIDIS LITTÉRAIRES

colette et le monstre maternel

Together with Christine Aventin and Inès Dubuisson will have a look at some of the 650 letters exchanged between Colette senior and Colette junior, and we will shed light on the role played by fiction and identity in the relationship between mother and daughter.

Wed 25.05 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN
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meet the author

chris kraus

An evening with Chris Kraus, the author of I Love Dick, a book that crosses the borders of fiction, autofiction and other people’s privacy. Almost twenty years after its publication, the book is praised as a ‘manifesto for a new sort of feminism’, worshipped by hip millennials such as Lena Dunham, Tavi Gevinson and Emily Gould, and often quoted by young poets such as Maarten van der Graaff and Frank Keizer.

Tue 31.05 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
FR
Reserv

meet the author

In koli jean bofane: prix des 5 continents 2015

In Koli Jean Bofane has been awarded le Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie 2015 for his latest book Congo Inc. Le testament de Bismarck (Actes Sud, 2014). An evening dedicated to the work of this Congolese-born writer.

Fri 17.06 | 20:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN
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meet the author

richard mcguire

Richard McGuire is an American artist working in an array of fields and media: illustration, graphic and toy design, music, animation, sculpture, and comics. He is best known for his graphic novel Here (1989), the updated version of which was awarded the Fauve d'Or at the Angoulême Comics Festival in 2016. Here, which Chris Ware named a ‘game-changing graphic novel’, captures the changes of a single space across a time span of hundreds of thousands of years. Interview : Gert Meesters.

Wed 22.06 | 19:00 > 21:30
passa porta
€ 7 / 5
EN
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in residence

creative writing: paul lafarge

Meet the American writer Paul LaFarge, writer-in-residence in Brussels, for an intensive workshop on creative writing.

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