archive

2018

Amarre

Open call for residency program

visual arts / theater / dance / archive

RAW Poetry

Casablanca Borderlines

visual arts / archive

Nacera Belaza

Sur le fil

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dance / archive
In this trio Sur le fil, Nacera Belaza once again experiences shared transcendence with two other female performers and the audience.

Randa Mirza

Moussem Vitrine

visual arts / archive

Samah Hijawi

Reflections on the failure of the letter H(EITCH)

performance / archive

Asmaa Houri

Ma ville m'a tuer

archive / theater

2017

Nacera Belaza

Sur le fil

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dance / archive
In this trio Sur le fil, Nacera Belaza once again experiences shared transcendence with two other female performers and the audience.

Bashar Murkus

New Middle East

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theater / archive

Samah Hijawi

Chicken Scribbles and the Dove that Looks like a Frog

theater / archive

Oussama Tabti

Moussem Vitrine

visual arts / archive

Haythem Zakaria

Moussem Vitrine

visual arts / archive

2016

3600

RADOUAN MRIZIGA

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archive / dance

CE QUE LE DICTATEUR N' A PAS DIT

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theater / archive
Ce que le dictateur n'a pas dit is a play of the award winning Tunesian author Meriam Bousselmi (artist in residence with Moussem). This play is about an ex-dictator, who starts conversations from a place of deep solitude and isolation.

MOUSSEM CITIES@ BOZAR

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music / theater / dance / debate / archive
Despite all the hope it gave, to date the Arab Spring hasn’t produced very encouraging results. With the exception of Tunisia, that is, where the “Jasmine Revolution” is flourishing, even if the democratic process remains somewhat fragile.

IN THE EYES OF HEAVEN

Ruud Gielens & Rachid Benzine & Hiam Abbas

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archive / theater

MOUSSEM TALKS

5 YEARS AFTER THE REVOLUTION: THE NEXT CHALLENGE FOR TUNISIA

debate / archive

BECOMING

YOUNESS KHOUKHOU

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dance / archive

Paraboles / Vu’ Cumprà

Younes Baba-Ali

visual arts / archive
Moussems artists in residence Baba-Ali is presenting two new projects at KUNSTENFESTIVALDESARTS.

Sufi Night

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literature / music / archive
Moussem Nomadic Arts Centre and BOZAR are once again inviting music groups from the Muslim world so we can hear their hypnotising music resonating throughout the Brussels venue. The focus this year is on Syria. The afternoon will feature a lecture and a poetry project with singing and a documentary.

Osama Abdulrasol Quintet

music / archive
Thanks to his magically skilful playing on the qanun (lap harp), Osama Abdulrasol has succeeded in making a valuable contribution to the Belgian and international world music scene for many years now.

Homayoun Shajarian

music / archive
Vocalist Homayoun Shajarian is just as in his element with classical Iranian music as he is with pop or rock music.

2015

UMM

A story of few words and lots of music

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theater / archive
De KOLONIE MT, together with Moussem, presents a musical based on the life story of the great Egyptian singer, Umm Kulthum.

CHATHA / AÏCHA M'BAREK & HAFIZ DHAOU

Sacré Printemps!

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dance / archive
Choreographers M'Barek and Dhaou imagine their new project Sacré Printemps! from the image of contemporary Tunisia: The country that wants a new constitution, that wants to unite, gather and bring together all discords.

HAK

Amal Omran

theater / archive
This is the story of a human being that left her identity and her name. She never looks back again. She walks into the darkness. With a voice of rebellion and sadness.

Tournures

Lotus Eddé Khouri

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dance / archive
The French-Lebanese dancer and choreographer Lotus Eddé Khouri works in Tournures' with two dancers, a musician and a visual artist. PREMIERE APRIL 3rd at MONTY (Antwerpen)

Wannous (re)visited

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theater / archive
At the invitation of Moussem nomadic arts centre and Toneelhuis, several theatre-makers/directors turn their attention to the oeuvre of Sadaallah Wannous (1941-1997). Though his stage plays are almost unknown in Flanders, this Syrian is an icon in the Arab world and far beyond.

MOUSSEM JAZZ

RABIH ABOU KHALIL QUARTET

music / archive
The Lebanese oud player Rabih-Abou Khalil worked with three prominent internationa musicians for his most recent CD, Hungry People. He performs on stages all over the world, treating his audience to lively humour-filled concerts.

Testimonies of the revolution

El Warsha Zawaya

theater / archive
Zawaya: Testimonies from the Revolution – A documentary theatre piece, ‘Zawaya’ presents the testimonies and perspectives of five different Egyptian characters: the mother of a martyr, a member of Ultras Ahlawi, a human rights activist, an army officer, and a paid thug.

MOUSSEM JAZZ

Driss El Maloumi Trio

archive / music
The virtuose oud player, Driss El Maloumi, brings his own personal sound that is inspired by various oriental music genres, the soul of Sufi and Berber culture.

MOUSSEM DANCE PLATFORM/'ESPACE DARJA'

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dance / archive
Moussem will focus on contemporary dance in Morocco on May 6th and May 7th, in ccBerchem. The name of the event is "Moussem Dance Platform /Espace Darja"

YOUNES BABA-ALI

Artefact Festival Leuven (STUK)

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visual arts / archive
Younes Baba-Ali will present his new project during the Artefact festival in Leuven. This festival takes place from February 11th to February 22nd 2015.

ANOUAR BRAHEM

archive
"Anouar Brahem is the oud’s conjuror, a master at bringing out the acoustic magic which this age-old traditional Oriental lute carries inside its calabash: the musical heritage of the Arab and Islamic worlds.Brahem is a phenomenon, a concentrated mix of prolific paradoxes.."

Sufi Night

literature / music / dance / archive
For this eighth edition of Sufi Night, Moussem Nomadic Arts Center and BOZAR have compiled yet another programme full of new discoveries

MARCEL KHALIFE

Suite Andalouse

music / archive
On his journey, Marcel Khalife invents and creates original music, a novel world of sounds, freed of all pre-established rules. This language elevates him to the level of an ambassador of his own culture and to the vanguard of Arabic music in search of innovators

HIGH HEELS AND STUFFED ZUCCHINI

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theater / archive
High Heels and stuffed Zucchini’ is a play about an absurd world where a child cannot break free from her parents and from the emotional past. It is a story that tries to unravel what is 'good' and 'bad'. Is there such a thing as a destin or can we create our own destination?

POSTPONED MOUSSEM SOUNDS

music / archive
Moussem Nomadic Arts Center is keen on cool music from all over the world. We keep our finger on the pulse and bring you new young bands that pop up in our cities and beyond. This edition will focus on Palestine.

RADOUAN MRIZIGA

55

dance / archive
'55' is the first creation by the Moroccan choreographer and dancer Radouan Mriziga. In this solo he constantly plays with the perspective and expectations of the spectator. He is artist in residence at Moussem Nomadic Arts Centre..

2014

IMETLAÂ

A Berber New Year celebration

archive / music

DANCE DOUBLE

Danya Hammoud – Mahalli | Charlotte Vanden Eynde & Dolores Bouckaert – Deceptive Bodies

archive / dance

OMAR BASHIR

Tribute to Munir Bashir

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archive / music

JUKEBOX

50 years of Moroccan immigration in Belgium in 50 songs

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music / archive
To mark 50 years of immigration, Moussem Nomadic Arts Centre has put together a Top Fifty of the Moroccan community's favourite music, as chosen by parents, grandparents, children, and grandchildren.

SUFI NIGHT

archive / music / dance
For this already seventh edition of Sufi Night, Moussem Nomadic Arts Center and BOZAR have compiled yet another programme full of new discoveries.

FUJAIRAH ARABIC MUSIC BAND

music / archive
Fujairah Arabic Music Band was founded in 2009 in Fujairah, one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates. The eight-piece ensemble consists of musicians from various Arab countries.

2013

STREET ART EXPO 2

Luca Kortekaas & Larsen Bervoets

archive / visual arts / performance

BADKE

KVS, Les Ballets C de la B & A.M. Qattan Foundation

archive / dance

SUFI NIGHT

archive / music
The Henry LeBoeuf and Terarken Auditoria at the Bozar once again provide the stage for an evening of the best Sufi music from a number of countries.

MOUSSEM SOUNDS

Twelve hours of non-stop music

archive / music

DANCE DOUBLE

Nacera Belaza – Creation 2014 | Marc Vanrunxt – Only

archive / dance

TAKEOVER

Radouan Mriziga

archive / music / dance