Culture and city: ‘Brussels needs a house of reflection’

Sociologist Rudi Laermans and (legal) philosopher Laurent de Sutter will soon shed their light in Bozar on cultural Brussels, which is competing for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2030. “Reducing culture to some local animation to restore our social fabric is not downright ambitious.” Sociologist, born in 1957, was affiliated with KU … Read more

Imagine yourself as James Bond in Brussels

News You won’t get any closer to the spectacular action that is such an essential part of the famous James Bond films: the exhibition ‘Bond in Motion’, which can be visited from 9 December 2022 to 14 May 2023 in Palais 1 of the Brussels Expo ( Heizel) will for the first time show no … Read more

De Volkskrant TV selection for Thursday 8 December

[De echte Katherine Johnson, de NASA-wiskundige die in Hidden Figures wordt gespeeld door Taraji P. Henson, overleed in 2020 op 101-jarige leeftijd.] Janelle Monáe, Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer in ‘Hidden Figures’ by Theodore Melfi. [REPORTAGE] Zembla NPO 2, 20.27 With solar meadows and wind farms, the Netherlands is firmly on the way to … Read more

FROM: Tim Walker, Wonderful things – an enchanting exhibition

Published: December 8, 2022 • Reading time: 4 minutes and 6 seconds • News This autumn, Hall 1 of the Kunsthallen takes you into the imaginative dream world of English fashion photographer Tim Walker. In this exhibition you will be overwhelmed by absurdist and surrealist photography in different colorful spaces. On Tuesday afternoon, November 23, … Read more

The first park director in the Netherlands

With every tree, every blade of grass, even in the park near the Euromast, people feel an enormous commitment, notes the new park director Nienke van Wijk (47). Right in the Parqiet, the old carriage house in the park, a man interrupted her. He was disappointed by the dichotomy he thought he saw in the … Read more

Old starchitects –

Oh yes, the old star architects. People love it. You know what you’re getting and it’s always spectacular. If you ask Frank Gehry you get a complicated icon, if you ask David Chipperfield you get a minimalist box made of natural stone and with Tadao Ando geometric shapes in walls of exposed concrete. If you’re … Read more