With theatre he urged people to remember their duties. Social Criticism in the Seventeenth-Century Theatre of the Low Countries. University of Antwerp
Culture of spectacle. An interdisciplinary platform for historical research into film, theatre, dans and music performances. University of Antwerp
Cultures of Spectacle. An interdisciplinary platform for historical research on film, theatre, dance and musical performance. University of Antwerp
The "business of performance": Theatre impresarios and the dramatic repertoire in the Southern Netherlands between 1680 and 1795. University of Antwerp
SoS is the first systematic study exploring the representation of slavery on the Dutch stage in an age of significant ideological and political change. Considering text and performance as equally important carriers of meaning, it will try to determine the position of theatre in the abolitionist debate, and shed light on the complexities of the abolitionist ideology of that time.
The essay following the new documentary turn in performing arts: Tracing the essay in contemporary theatre and performance practices. Ghent University
In the 16th century, Michel de Montaigne developed the essay. This new literary genre was
characterized by the abrogation of judgment, the questioning of authority, the overlap between
fact and fiction, a mixing of styles and a heavy use of quotations. In an age marked by upheaval, he
tried through writing comprehend his superfluous time. To essay means to assay, to weigh but
also to challenge, to test and to attempt. ...
Being inside the image. Immersion and narrative on the intersection of theatre of film. University of Antwerp
Yes we canon! A discursive analysis of canon debates in post-war Flemish theatre (1945-2010). University of Antwerp
Theatre society. Vernacular literary culture and the development of an early modern knowledge society in the Low Countries, 1450-1650 Ghent University
Between 1450 and 1650, the world of performative literature became the centre of a Western European media system. Performative literature also became a model for the public organization and communication of knowledge. This project studies ways in which the institutions, agents, and media of the theatre society of an early modern metropolis (in this case Antwerp) translated and applied knowledge and information.