ARCHIVE - 2018 - 2019

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the state of faith

In a series of evenings curator Lara Staal holds a number of traditional values against the light. After Truth, Faith takes turns.
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De Living

In the 18'-19' season, 'The Living' presents the last hour in the life of a human being. The show starts with a woman coming home to her living room and ends with her committing suicide. Or is it the other way around?
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Orestes in Mosul

For their internationally acclaimed production 'Orestes in Mosul', director Milo Rau and his team travelled to the northern Iraqi city in 2019. Can a Greek tragedy help to heal a mutilated city?, asked The New York Times.
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The State of Truth

In a series of evenings called 'The State of... ', curator Lara Staal examines fundamental values of western society. Starting with 'truth'.
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Black - A Journey into Europe's Heart of Darkness: Congo

In 'The Black - Yellow - Red Trilogy: A Journey into Europe's Heart of Darkness', director Luk Perceval zooms in on three dark periods in Belgian history. In 'Black' this is the exploitation of Congo under Leopold II.
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Compassie. De geschiedenis van het machinegeweer

In the 18'-19' season, actresses Els Dottermans and Olga Mouak guide the audience to the borders. Of countries. Of compassion. Of discomfort.
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Lam Gods

Milo Rau made his debut as artistic director of NTGent in the season '18-'19 with Lam Gods. In this reconstruction on stage of the Ghent Altarpiece by the brothers Van Eyck, a panorama of our present world emerges and at the same time a manifesto for art and spirituality in a human life.
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La reprise

Liège, April 2012. Ihsane Jarfi, Muslim and gay, is tortured and murdered. The crime shakes the whole city. Milo Rau reconstructs the murder on stage.