International visitorsprogramme: Basque Country

01-03 Jun 2022
Network meetingFlanders
Artists from the Basque Country visit the Flemish art scene.

As an interface organisation and expertise centre for the visual arts, performing arts and classical music in Flanders, Flanders Arts Institute encourages international exchange between artists and art professionals. We work hand in hand with many partners, in Belgium and abroad, to build sustainable international relations and to support cooperation on an international scale. With this visitorprogramme we aim to connect multiple players in the field of arts and culture, to exchange knowledge and experience, and to nourish an international network of references and opportunities between Flanders and the Basque Country.

Where and when?

The visitor program will take place from June 1-3.

Participants will visit Rosas, P.A.R.T.S., ICTUS, WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Q-O2 workshop, Beursschouwburg, De Bijloke, les ballets C de la B, LOD, Ontroerend Goed, KIOSK, De Centrale, Logos, Danspunt, Circus Centre, De Expeditie, Compagnie, Cecilia, aifoon, Campo Nieuwpoort, M Leuven, Cas-co and STUK.


Participating artists and cultural organizations from the Basque country: Alexander Aginagalde Lopez, Mikel Aingeru Chamizo Pérez, Mikel Aristegui, Agus Barandiaran Iturriaga, Camila De Epalza Azqueta, Rakel Esparza, Maria Ibarretxe, Nerea Iglesias Lili, Alejandro Saúl Martínez González, Amaia Molinet, Ion Aitor Munduate, Naia Larrieta Antón, Doltza Oar-Artea Torrealdai, Imanol Otaegi Mitxelena, Fernando Saenz de Ugarte, Iñigo Setuáin Antoñanza, Gloria Peon, María Zubimendi de la Hoz.


*This is a private program for selected participants from the Basque Country.

Tuesday 31 May – Brussels

  • 21:00 Welcome drink @ Barbeton

Wednesday 1 June – Brussels

  • 10:00 Visit Rosas / P.A.R.T.S. / ICTUS
  • 11:30 Visit WIELS Contemporary Art Centre
  • 13:00 Lunch @WIELS
  • 15:00 Visit Q-O2 workspace for experimental music and sound art followed by a networking meeting
  • 17:00 Visit Beursschouwburg followed by a networking meeting hosted by Openoffice
  • 20:00 Networking dinner @ Le Taverne du Passage restaurant

Thursday 2 June – Ghent

  • 10:30 Visit De Bijloke / les ballets C de la B / LOD / Ontroerend Goed / KIOSK
  • 12:30 Lunch @ KASK café 
  • 15:00 Visit De Centrale / Logos / Danspunt / Circuscentrum / De Expeditie / Compagnie Cecilia / aifoon
  • 18:00 Food & drinks @ Circuscentrum hosted by the City of Ghent
  • 20:00 Optional Performance: Sc(è)ene #6: Courtney May Robertson & Christian Yav @ Campo Nieuwpoort

Friday 3 June – Leuven

  • 10:30 Visit to M Leuven
  • 13:00 Lunch @ Cas-co
  • 15:00 Visit to STUK – Hear Here
  • 18:00 Food & drinks – networking moment @ Sud Sud hosted by the City of Leuven
  • 20:00 Optional Performance: Drumming by Rosas @ Velodroom