Introduction by the director.
Nostalgia de la Luz is a documentary about the continuing impact of Pinochet’s dicta
Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010) is a documentary about the Chauvet Cave, a cavern in Southern France where the oldest human paleolithic paintings were discovered. Herzog is one of the lucky few who gained access to the cave, along with archeologists and researchers.
The inspiration behind the project begins with the painter Brion Gysin's (1916-1986) prototype Dream Machine created in the early 60s upon his return from Morocco.
In response to a commission from STUK, Frederic Geurts together with seven students architectural engineering of Prof Mattias Schevenels (University of Leuven) developed the installation Glorious Failure for the inner co
An evening hosted by 3 gentlemen from the underground dance circuit with a refreshing and contrary view.
As a child we have been lying on our back in the grass and spend time looking into the sky. We looked at the clouds, gazed into space and gave room to our fantasies, our dreams, careless of culture, time and place.
A large number of artists whose work is presented in Up in the Air, will be present during the opening days of the exhibition and festival.
The exhibition includes a lot of works that are fascinating for kids. A guide takes you and your children on a playful tour through the exhibition with informative stories and witty anecdotes.
WAITING LIST via firstname.lastname@example.org
On Thursday February 11th, we invite Rodrigo Sobarzo with Remote Sense. Remote sensing is a technology that provides information about an object, phenomenon or area without making physical contact.
Clouds are often seen as metaphor of the possible: something we look from afar by scrutinizing the horizon, and on which we project our imagination being among them. But what if the clouds were among us?
An evening with lectures and performances on the theme of Artefact: Up in the Air.
Below is a short introduction of every activity, click on the title for extra info.
V.L.I.G. is a sound installation in which you are invited to lie down and look at a kite, while hearing the sound of its line in the sky.
Wind energy is permanently available. However, not every location is suitable for wind turbines. Supporters and opponents have each their own arguments. In this wind parliament we bring experts from various angles together to debate about the future of wind power in our region.
The military uses drones in conflict situations, the government to watch us. Brokers and film industry look into their potential to shoot nice images, and farmers deploy them to scout for crop diseases.
In the context of MusicMakers Hacklab (more info below) we invite professor Tine Baelmans for a lecture about the connection between aerodynamics and sound.
From Februari 17 to Februari 21 2016, as part of Artefact, STUK organizes MusicMakers Hacklab around the festival’s theme ‘Up in The Air’.
|20:30 - 21:20||Sagat|
|21:30 - 22:20||FIS|
|22:30 - ...||Powell|
|22:30 - 0:00||Klåps|
|0:00 - 1:00||FilosofischeStilte (live)|
|1:00 - 2:00||Kassett (live)|
|2:00 - 5:00||Nosedrip (dj)|
|20:15 - 21:15||Kiss The Anus Of A Black Cat|
|21:30 - 22:30||Samuel Kerridge – Fatal Light Attraction|
|22:45 - ...||Shapednoise|
'I no longer love blue skies. In fact, I now prefer grey skies. The drones do not fly when the skies are grey.'
- Zubair, Pakistani boy, to US Congress (regarding drone program)
|15:15 - 16:05 Labozaal||Christina Vantzou|
|16:30 - 17:20 Soetezaal||John Bence|
|17:50 - 18:50 Labozaal||Ansatz der Maschine|
|19:20 - 20:10|
Artefact is an arts festival focusing on (visual) culture, current affairs and scientific challenges.
Opening hours expo
tu 9 feb – sun 21 feb 2016
STUK + other locations
OPENING tu 9 feb 16