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Contemporary dance from Flanders & Brussels - a video by the Flanders Arts Institute


Flanders Arts Institute is presenting this special to help an international professional audience get acquainted with the Flemish and Brussels dance scene. This online dossier was first presented at the internationale tanzmesse in Düsseldorf.  For more information on Contemporary Dance from Flanders, contact Delphine Hesters and Marijke De Moor.



Extensive who’s who of contemporary dance with video portraits and a trenchant text on today’s dance scene.

Using text and video, reviewers and essayists highlight our main dance-makers. We guide you as you view the dance itself – an invitation to discover the richness of contemporary dance from Flanders and Brussels.

What kind of movement material and body images are dance-makers looking for? What themes prevail in their work? How do they work with movement and with time and space?

In addition, dance critic Pieter T’Jonck sketches the dance landscape of today, offering a bird’s-eye view on thirty-five years of contemporary dance in Flanders, including Brussels.