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Simple as ABC #3: The Wild Hunt

The Wild Hunt is an audio performance that unravels contemporary practices of human hunting. For the piece, experts based around the Mediterranean were invited to answer the following question: “If you could create one image for an exhibition on human hunting, what would it depict?” Who is hunting whom and how? Who are the onlookers? And how clear-cut or reversible are such categories? The result is a many-voiced mosaic in Arabic, English, Farsi, French and Greek. Like absent guides, multiple voices show the spectators round an imaginary museum displaying hunting scenes that are usually hard to capture.

The Wild Hunt is the third instalment of Simple as ABC, a growing series on the European ‘mobility management machine’. It follows a theatrical audio essay about cutting edge detection technology and a documentary musical about the digitisation of the EU border.

Upcoming dates

10 January 2020

30CC, Leuven (BE)

11 February 2020

NTGent, Ghent (BE)

9 May 2020

De Grote Post, Oostende (BE)

Past dates

​​21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27 & 28 May 2019

Kaaistudio's Brussels (BE)

12, 13, 14 & 15 May 2019

Onassis - in the context of Fast Forward Festival, Athens (GR)

5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 & 12 October 2019

Théâtre municipal de Tunis, Dream City, Tunis (TU)

10 & 11 December 2019

De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (NL)

14 December 2019

NONA, Mechelen (BE)


Text Said Reza Hosseini Adib, Samaneh Arian, Aristotle, Ghassen Ayari, Thomas Bellinck, Rihab Chaabane, Farouk El Ouerghi, Karima Ganji, Parisa Heidari, Chamseddine Marzoug, Mounir, Fatemeh Mousavi, Mohammad Javad Mousavi, Racist Violence Recording Network, Marwen Sammoud, Ervin Shehu, Yiouli Vitou, Ghazi Weld El Ka, Abir Zarrouki Directing Thomas Bellinck Performance Said Reza Hosseini Adib, Ghassen Ayari, Farouk El Ouerghi, Parisa Heidari, Chamseddine Marzoug, Mounir, Mohammad Javad Mousavi, Ervin Shehu, Ghazi Weld El Ka, Abir Zarrouki Dramaturgy Esther Severi Artistic collaborator Jeroen Van der Ven Scenography Camille Lemonnier Lighting design Lucas Van Haesbroeck Technical director Arthur de Vuyst Stagecraft Marie Vandecasteele Production management Celine van der Poel Production Yalena Kleidara, Francesca Pinder, Sandra Raes Oklobdzija, Aisha Zaied Production intern Kaat Balfoort Research & production assistance Hayfa Ghozzi, Pafsanias Karathanasis, Bilel Melki, Amal Rouissi, Georgia Spyropoulou, Laurien Versmissen Interpreting Said Reza Hosseini Adib, Hayfa Ghozzi, Pafsanias Karathanasis, Amal Rouissi, Georgia Spyropoulou, Aisha Zaied Translation Farbod Fathinejad, Yalena Kleidara Transcription Farideh Ghalandari, Yalena Kleidara Production ROBIN Co-production Dream City / L’Art Rue (Tunis), Fast Forward Festival / Onassis Cultural Centre (Athens), Kaaitheater, Kunstenfestivaldesarts (Brussels) With the support of De Grote Post (Ostend), KASK / School of Arts of University College Ghent, LabexMed / Maison Méditerranéenne des Sciences de l'Homme (Marseille), The Flemish Government and The Flemish Community of Brussels Thanks to Halima Aissa, Simon Baetens, Louise Bergez, Marc Bernardot, Hassen Boubakri, Sana Bousbih, Ismael Cissé, Omar Fassatoui, An   Fonteyne,Hamma Weld Hamida, Louis Janssens, Lobna Jlassi, Ebia Joel, Lotfi Karoui, Wafa Kanzari, Khalid Koujili, Malek Lakhal, Mostfa Lakhdher, Lorena Lando, Leon Konda Ler, Mohsen Lihidheb, Mahdi Mabrouk, Jalel Mahmoudi, Ahmed Mansour, Brigitte Marin, Fatma Mathlouthi, noAarchitecten,  Stéphanie Poussel, Fanny Robles, Isabel Mohedano Sohm, Imed Soltani, Timo Sterckx, Loes Swaenepoel, Carine van Bruggen, Naomi Van Der Horst, Eleonore Van Godtsenhoven et al.

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