The importance of the resistance during World War II doesn’t form part of the Belgian collective memory. That’s remarkable, as the resistance represents an impressive achievement.
Remembrance has replaced history as the dominant way of working through our feelings about the Second World War.
The Dutch artist shows in the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC’s) in Le Grand-Hornu how Western culture tries to archive and dominate the world.
On 31 March 2020, we celebrated Marga Minco’s 100th birthday. Her oeuvre is an incessant attempt to come to terms with the war past by constantly creating new literary variants of it.
Klaus Verscheure is known as director of many Flemish television series. Lately he is making a name for himself as a visual artist.
In our book 'Standing Tall in Babel. Languages in Europe' (2007) Nobel laureate Olga Tokarczuk wrote an essay on her mother tongue, Polish. Or is it her father tongue?
Agatha Christie’s iconic detective is probably modelled after a real-life Belgian policeman.