2016 festival program

A poetry festival which celebrates experimental poetry and the contemporary and historic avant-garde and its artists.

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Thursday, September 8

19:00 - 22:00: A Japanese welcome and Maintenant poetry sessions

MCs: Kat Georges (US), Peter Carlaftes (US), Philip Meersman (BE)

Performances by:

Joh Tachibana (JP), Muzuki Misum (JP), Takeo Oshima (JP)

Claus Ankersen (DK), Dirk Elst (BE), Jaan Malin (EE),Max Greyson (BE), Zygimantas Kudirka (LT) and lots of others...

 

Location: Goudblommeke van Papier / La Fleur en papier doré

Cellebroersstraat 55, 1000 Bxl

Friday, September 9

 

9:30 - 15:30: One-on-one poetry workshop

Location: UZ Brussel / UZ Brussels / UZ Bruxelles

Laarbeeklaan, 1090 Jette

 

9:30 - 15:30: Poetry box

De Appeltuin:kinderziekenhuis UZ Brussel / Childrens Hospital UZ Brussels /

Hôpital Universitaire des Enfants UZ Bruxelles

Laarbeeklaan, 1090 Jette

 

9:30 - 15:00: How to visualize performance poetry graphically

KTA workshop: graphic design and working on the presentation of visual poetry

Location: Nederlandstalige Openbare Bibliotheek Jette

Kardinaal Mercierplein 6, 1090 Jette

 

9:30 - 15:00: Foreign-language poetry on stage

Workshops during French or English lessons at St-Pieterscollege and KTA Jette

 

11:45 - 13:00: Poetry as medicine & poetry-on-demand-consultation stall

Location: UZ Brussel Personeelsrestaurant/ Staff restaurant / restaurant du personnel

Laarbeeklaan, 1090 Jette

 

14:00 - 16:00: Poetry as medicine & poetry-on-demand-consultation stall

Location: UZ Brussel Inkomhall / Entrance hall / hall d’entrée

Laarbeeklaan, 1090 Jette

 

16:00 - 17:00: Poetry Performances at VGC Staff Day

Location: GC De Kroon, J.B. Vandendrieschstraat 19 1082 Sint-Agatha Berchem

 

17:00 - 18:00: Le Management

Location: Musée BELvue Museum, Paleizenplein 7, 1000 Bxl

 

19:00 - 21:00: Planets, stars & spatial voices: Dada Cosmic & Cro§in'X

Location: Planetarium van de Koninklijke Sterrenwacht van België/

Planetarium of the Royal Observatory of Belgium/ Planétarium de l’obervatoire royal de Belgique, Boechoutlaan 10, 1020 Laken/Laeken

Reservation required: http://www.planetarium.be/poetry.php

 

22:00 - 00:00: Maintenant poetry sessions

Location: Café Boerkes, Dieleghemse Steenweg 183, 1090 Jette

Saturday, September 10

 

10:00 - 12:00: Poetry-on-demand & kids poetry sessions

Location: Nederlandstalige Openbare Bibliotheek Jette

Kardinaal Mercierplein 6, 1090 Jette

 

10:00 - 13:00: Public Shopping Poetry Performance in the shopping streets with small poetry & festival gadgets; live typewriter poems

Location: Nieuwstraat & Munt Square

 

14:00 - 15:30: A spoonful of poetry makes the medicine go down

Location: UZ Brussel bijzaaltje Kiekens, Laarbeeklaan, 1090 Jette

 

14:00 - 16:00: Poetry-on-demand & kids poetry sessions

Location: Nederlandstalige Openbare Bibliotheek Jette

Kardinaal Mercierplein 6, 1090 Jette

 

14:00 - 16:00: Poetry as medicine & poetry-on-demand-consultation stall

Location: UZ Brussel Inkomhall / Entrance hall / hall d’entrée

Laarbeeklaan, 1090 Jette

 

14:00 - 17:30: Poetry: Installations to Perform

Location: Musée BELvue Museum, Paleizenplein 7, 1000 Bxl

 

14:00 - 17:00: Public Poem: TALEPUMPINGBEATMACHINE

Location: StrEATfest, A. Gomandstraat, 1090 Jette

 

14:00 - 20:00: PoëTrein: Spinyopaat on Wheels

Location: UZ Brussels, Van Gehuchtenplein, Kardinaal Mercierplein (Bib Jette) & StrEATfest GC Essegem

 

18:00 - 20:00: Planets, stars & spatial voices & Poetry Under the Stars

Location: Planetarium van de Koninklijke Sterrenwacht van België/

Planetarium of the Royal Observatory of Belgium/ Planétarium de l’obervatoire royal de Belgique, Boechoutlaan 10, 1020 Laken/Laeken

Reservation required: http://www.planetarium.be/poetry.php

 

21:00 - 22:00: Al di Miseria – Somewhat of an Opera

Location: GC Essegem, Leopold I straat 329 (Entrance: A. Gomandstraat !), 1090 Jette