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Bach, and a master of ceremonies with magical powers: Raimund Hoghe’s ‘Cantatas’

Posted in dance with tags , , , , , on January 26, 2013 by Utopia Parkway

'Cantatas' (Raimund Hoghe; photo: Rosa Frank)

Allow me to start with a bold statement, for once. I think every art student (dance, theater or visual arts) should at least have seen one performance by Raimund Hoghe. In order to realize how one can create something with almost nothing. It was a while since I’d seen one of his performances, and even though I wasn’t entirely taken by Cantatas – his newest piece –  Hoghe, as master of ceremonies with a minimal toolbox, once again succeeded in enchanting me.

 

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BOOK OF THE MONTH (6): A.L.I.C.E. Gallery (Brussels) makes it on the list of 100 leading figures in urban art

Posted in art, books with tags , , , , , , on May 29, 2010 by Utopia Parkway

No: Bonom, that rising star of Belgian street art, isn’t in there yet. But the authors of that wonderful new book Beyond the street did find something in Belgium worth including in their list of 100 leading figures in urban art: Brussels A.L.I.C.E. Gallery. As Beyond the street combines pictures with insightful interviews I had no trouble believing the good people from Bozar Shop (Brussels) that this had to be my book of the month. It’s one of those richly illustrated art books that you find yourself actually reading in.

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