MENU Anorexic dinner nr.2 (27.12.2013)

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Globalized food ENTREE

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Quinoa with exotic fruits and Tarragon in Vinegar

Ingredients from: China, Japan, Chile, Colombia, Spain and Hungary

Potato SOUP from not traceable source

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Product packed in Holland and bought in Lidl. Grandmother recipe made with love.

MAIN DISH Microwaved Cheese Burger

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Label: Mcennedy, American Way. 95 cent Product

Honest DESERT

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Koliva made with Romanian Pearl Barley (locally produced and brought  to Belgium by the cook.

BON APPETIT!

This week at Bureau d’Espoir

Thu,19th of December, 8pm

EVENT: Hope Session Dialogue: public discussion between theatre maker, writer and philosopher Pieter de Buysser and artistic researcher, theater maker and all-round thinker Geert Opsomer, on the subject of hope today, in politics, art, daily rituals and gift strategies.

Fri, 20th of December, 6pm

EVENT: Anorexic Dinner I, hosted by Rares Craiut

The anorexic dinners are an invitation to come and take part in the preparation and consummation of a dinner that tries to rethink the logics of our food consumption, and also make this an enjoyable experience.

If you want to join a dinner, please write to hope@bureaudespoir.org

Sun, 22nd of December 2013, 7pm

EVENT: lecture Samuel Vriezen, the Location of Hope. Samuel Vriezen is a dutch pianist and composer  and philosopher and will talk about the location of hope in poetry and music practices.

 

3. eye

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ratio, public sphere, politics, institute

3. eye

The Eye looms high above the clouds, in a city of its own. Like an eagle it has nestled on the top of the tower, at the summit of layers and layers of historical debris. Everything in this card speaks of a vertical move, a progressive accumulation of what came before. The Eye never closes, and it sees everything. The light beams hover over the city, simultaneously enlightening and surveilling the lives of its citizens. Next to the tower a flock of birds gathers in formation, flying off to their destination. Continue reading “3. eye”

Bureau d’Espoir about LaZone

Interview with Bureau d’Espoir (Elke Van Campenhout)
Co-curator of the Residency “LaZone”, October 2010

Coralie Stalberg: How do you envision LaZone?
Elke van Campenhout: LaZone is a long-term project I am working on that is related to the topic of ‘critical hope’. In this collaboration with Bains Connective we worked with the invited artists of the Thematics, and we organized collective discussions and practices, reflecting on LaZone: as a space, as an intellectual environment, as a practice, etc… When at the end of the process every member of the group tried to formulate a definition for LaZone, the ideas that came out were very different, depending on everyone’s personal point of view, which fits the concept of LaZone somehow perfectly. The basic concept of LaZone is to propose an environment that is open, not yet specified, where the rules of behavior, speech and movement are not yet negotiated and recognizable for all the inhabitants. There is no common understanding yet for what you can think and say, for the way you relate to the other, the rules for using the space. Which makes of LaZone a kind of in-between space that is devoid of any function. Continue reading “Bureau d’Espoir about LaZone”