SPRING Performing Arts Festival
20-29 May 2021 UTRECHT

Machine Made Silence (book presentation) (cancelled)

Kris Verdonck, Kristof van Baarle

We regret to inform you that this book presentation has been cancelled.

Machine Made Silence. The Art of Kris Verdonck brings together an array of essays written by leading scholars in the field of theatre and performance studies and a series of interviews, performance texts, notes on particular works, as well as an extensive overview of Verdonck’s oeuvre. Rich in images, the book also includes drawings and sketches, opening up the creative process. The question that fueled this book is that of how to make work today. How can we characterize ‘today’ and how can art relate to that? Looking at the work of Kris Verdonck, tensions come to the fore between humans and machines, between life and death, between the now and the end, between visual arts and performing arts, between something and nothing.

With Kris Verdonck himself and Kristof van Baarle (dramaturge, researcher)

Machine Made Silence. The Art of Kris Verdonck
Edited by Peter Eckersall and Kristof van Baarle
With a preface by Guy Gypens and texts by Maaike Bleeker, Andy Lavender, Charlotte De Somviele, Peter Eckersall, Edward Scheer, Tawny Andersen, a.o.
Performance Research Books, Aberystwyth, UK 204 p. - 49 color images



08/11/2020 13:30 tickets sold out cancelled waitinglist

08/11/2020 15:30 tickets sold out cancelled waitinglist


Gratis toegang / Free entrance


De LiK, De Kerk


SPRING in Autumn 2020 


Free entrance

Language: English

Projects by Kris Verdonck at SPRING in Autumn XXXL: EXIT, BRASS, MASS #2, IN



& more

“Het einde van de mensheid nadert en dat is oke” "Het einde van de mensheid nadert en dat is oke"

Mr Motley ging in gesprek met Kris Verdonck.



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