program

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tuesday 7 march

15h30   analogue photography workshop (facebook)
not everything at ithaka arts festival is about the exposition of art. you can also discover your own creativity! with this extraordinary free workshop you can feel like a real photographer & experiment with the analogue camera, while learning the basic techniques of the medium. the photographs made during this workshop will be developed, printed & displayed in the bookshop as a small exhibition.

17h   tour (nl)
19h   tour (nl)
21h   tour (nl + eng)

20-23h   slam-poetry at the bar (facebook)
are you exhausted from your tour through the work of our awesome artists or do you just want to enjoy a peaceful evening full of culture? then the performances in our pop-up bar are perfect for you! not only can you enjoy a drink with some live music. you can also enter the wonderful world of slam poetry with petit jean & btrix, anke somers, hannah maes & more!

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wednesday 8 march

15h   coffee workshop (facebook)
do you have a coffee addiction or do you want to learn how to make a perfect cup of coffee? then this is your chance!! get a workshop from noir coffeebar on wednesday 8/03 &get some awesome tips & tricks for free together with a nice cup of coffee.

15h   children’s workshop (facebook)
do you still own your very first bike, even though you’re way too big for it now? discover what you can do with wheels, pedals, handlebars, & so on… join our free workshop & let your imagination run wild. create something cool with old bicycle parts or write down your crazy awesome ideas on our idea wall. no registration needed!
during the workshop, mums & dads are welcome at the bar for a coffee workshop. or discover our exhibition individually or with a tour guide!

17h   tour (nl)
19h   tour (nl)
21h   tour (nl + eng)

from 21h   party!! (facebook)
on wednesday night, Ithaka organises a dance party with dj-sets by artists who have an original, electronical sound. visitors can enjoy the various sets bylingerwalt, rafiki & david konichiwa while sipping an a refreshing beer of lemonade. free entrance!

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thursday 9 march

17h   tour (nl)
19h   tour (nl)
21h   tour (nl + eng)

19-21h   artist talk > hilde van canneyt (facebook)
on thursday, an artistic evening commences with an artist talk by hilde van canneyt, who is known for her book, hilde vraagt, in which she interviews 85 belgian artists.
we suggest you visit the exhibition first. starting at 19h, hilde will hold a conversation with artists ash bowland, bram van breda, henk-sjoerd hinrichs & thomas lesaffre.

21-23h   live jazz music (facebook)
after the artist talks, you can enjoy live jazz music by vuurdoop with robin elsmoortel (guitar), tobias volckaert (tenor sax), lars van de voorde (piano), anton lambert (bass) & natan goessens (drums). roeland braem (accordeon) & theo carpentier (violin) will also take the stage.

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friday 10 march

15-23h   short film festival (facebook)
during the opening hours, there will be a short film festival! together with docville, we selected a mix of recent & less recept top films. both animation & fiction are part of the selection:
– gerontophobia of boris sverlow (b) – 16min.
– downside up of peter ghesquière (b) – 15min.
– het paradijs of laura vandewynckel (b) – 5min.
– mia of wouter bongaerts (b) – 9min.
– on attend of dimitri sterkens (b) – 12min.
– dag vreemde man of anthony schatteman (b) – 19min.

17h   tour (nl)
19h   tour (nl)
21h   tour (nl + eng)

17h30   performance of mirrounds (facebook)
19h30   performance of mirrounds (facebook)
21h30   performance of mirrounds (facebook)
on friday night, the artists of mirrounds put on the performance that accompanies their visual installation. joost van duppen, thomas van walle & lena mariën conceived this installation to invite the visitor to reflect upon the impact of man on nature in this landscape of light, textile & sound. their performance is executed musically by joost (synthesizer), thomas (guitar) & jonathan lambert (bass clarinet) & with sound technique by gilles van der wee. the visual installation was put together by lena mariën (textile), joost van duppen (video edit), philippe van beeumen (video techniques) & sophie pahud (photography & video).

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saturday 11 march

11-15h   brunch picknick unique x ithaka (facebook)
on saturday, picknique unique & ithaka organise a brunch accompanied by art & music. in the central courtyard of the luxembourg college, a small art market will take place, as well as musical performances by hide & seek, gitte van de graveele, ivorysounds & Leonie. during the brunch, enthusiasts can partake in a live wall painting workshop with artist waldorf claw, as well as a yoga workshop.

13h   tour (nl)
15h   tour (nl + eng)

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sunday 12 march

sunday is the festival’s family day. kids can follow children’s tours throughout the exhibition, as well as draw, colour & play in the crafts corner in the bar.

14h   children’s workshop (facebook)
do you still own your very first bike, even though you’re way too big for it now? discover what you can do with wheels, pedals, handlebars, & so on… join our free workshop & let your imagination run wild. create something cool with old bicycle parts or write down your crazy awesome ideas on our idea wall. no registration needed!
during the workshop, mums & dads are welcome at the bar or our exhibition individually or with a tour guide!

13h   tour (nl)
15h   tour (nl + eng)