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25 March 2024/Monday - Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp - Wintertuin

11:00 - 11:50  Rethinking research through labyrinths and dead ends

Nadia Sels – PXL-MAD School of Arts, UHasselt, Ghent University 

Jesse Magee – PXL-MAD School of Arts, UHasselt 


11:50 - 12:20  Reflective book making method – an excerpt from a doctoral thesis focused on a method of working through difficult experiences

Joanna Ambroz (University in Siedlce, Poland)


12:20 - 12:50  Behind the façade – exploring the different layers of meaning in an organ performance 

Francesca Ajossa (LUCA School of Arts – KU Leuven)

12:50 - 13:00  Cut-ups of/on artistic research

Inge Henneman and Yorgos Maraziotis (Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, University of Antwerp) and students from Royal Academy of Fine Arts: Vincent Becher, Matthias Hellemans, Alexandra Duschnat, Lu Kaitse, Flora Perrot, Pamela Garcia Valer & Clara Hsu

13:00 - 14:00  Lunch break


14:00 - 15:00  Keynote lecture 

Johan De Walsche (Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, University of Antwerp)


15:00 - 15:30  An act of deviation: when objects carry memories

Maria Konschake (PXL-MAD School of Arts, UHasselt)


15:30 - 15:45  Coffee break 


15:45 - 17:30  Participatory lecture performance  FRAMED project

Janna Beck, Wouter Steel, Annelise Cerchedean & Philip Meersman



26 March 2024/Tuesday - Royal Conservatoire Antwerp - Witte Zaal 

11:00 - 11:30  The making of a performance that (n)ever took place

Bob Selderslaghs (Royal Conservatoire Antwerp)


11:30 - 12:30  Presentations by Thomas Moore, Maya Verlaak & Kobe Van Cauwenberghe - members of research group “UP - Performance in Perspective” 

Musician’s response

Probing post-instrumental practice for sustainability

Thomas Moore, Maya Verlaak


Ghost Trance Music // Rosas Toolbox

Kobe Van Cauwenberghe


12:30 - 13:30  Lunch break


13:30 - 14:30  Keynote lecture Madness in method – some personal experiences

Luk Vaes (Orpheus Instituut)

14:30 - 15:00  Turning points – navigating unpredictability in the creative process based on “WOMEN ARE” (2021) 

Ewelina Hajda (The Bacewicz Academy of Music in Lodz, Poland)

15:00 - 15:30 Collecting unpredictable discovery and thoughts by tag and connected by Obsidian 

Xiaoyun Chen (Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp)

15:30 - 16:00 Unpacking failure into orderly chaos  

Caeso (Leiden University/Orpheus Institute)

Closing drink

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