Second Brussels International Underground Poetry Fest

#Brusselspoetryfest, making Brussels the international home of experimental poetry a weekend long


THU 10.09.15 > SUN 13.09.15

Exposition and performances: WIELS, Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Van Volxemlaan 354, 1190 Brussel

Academic seminar: deBuren, Leopoldstraat 6, 1000 Brussels

Academic seminar: free, reservation

In English

During this free festival the audience is taken on a journey into sound poetry, performance poetry and visual poetry through performances, exhibitions, a book fair, a conference and workshops for both young and old. Experimental forms of poetry will be created and presented in situ at new and unusual locations. Besides the crème de la crème of the experimental poetry scene from the Dutch-speaking regions, the #Brusselspoetryfest is also presenting the best from all over the world. A niche festival, completely devoted to the contemporary avant-garde that isn't afraid to enter into dialogue with the mainstream. More information can be found on On Friday 11 September deBuren will be hosting the academic seminar on experimental poetry with such speakers as Katarzyna Bazarnik (PL), Laura Lopez Fernadez (NZ), Sharon Mesmer (US), a.rawlings (CA), Kiene Brillenburg Wurth (NL) en Frank Keizer (NL).


#Brusselspoetryfest is an organization of be.poetic vzw in cooperation with Planetarium van de Koninklijke Sterrenwacht van België, WIELS, Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Vlaams-Nederlands Huis deBuren, GC Essegem, het Pools Cultureel Instituut in Brussel, the Waikato University New Zealand, Wintergarten Research Group (VUB), Willemsfonds, Huis van de Mens, Three Rooms Press, International Akademia of Zaum, Maelström Revolution, 100Thousand Poets for Change, Humus vzw

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