Research Day

Doctorate in the Arts Brussels - Research Presentation Day

On Wednesday 23rd April (12-7pm), the Brussels Arts Platform gives you another insight in the doctoral research in the arts conducted within the University Association Brussels. We are delighted to announce that renowned composer and director Heiner Goebbels will hold the keynote lecture on our second Research Presentation Day, and that Caroline Gennez, recently appointed as chairwoman of the University Association Brussels, will open the day's proceedings.

From noon onwards, we welcome you at the Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie van België voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten for what promises to be a very stimulating day of lecture performances, video projections and (poster) expositions. The finalised programme is as follows:

12.00: Welcome (lunch)

12.45: Welcome (Katia Segers) - Introduction (Caroline Gennez)

13.00: Key note lecture (Heiner Goebbels)

13.45: “Perchè da l’alta reggia” (Rome, 1747): Reviving a long-lost componimento drammatico by Niccolò Jomelli (1714 – 1774) (Peter Van Heyghen)

14.15: Brussels - Of Times and Tides (Peter Van Goethem)

14.45: Can science contribute to the artisticity of a performer? (Koen Dries)

15.15: Coffee break

15.45: Is a computer musician an artistic performer? (Benjamin Van Esser)

16.15: Correspondances – Claude Debussy and art synthesis (Tomasz Konieczny)

16.45: George Enescu and Romanian pianism: A practical guide for the performance of the piano solo Suites and Sonatas (Monica Timofticiuc)

17.15: Coffee break

17.30: Building Bridges / The Fukushima Tour (Korneel Le Compte)

18.00: I, the hero behind the camera (Maurits Wouters)

18.15: Closing followed by drinks

19.00: End

This research day is made possible thanks to the kind financial support of the VUB Doctoral School of Human Sciences. Entrance is free of charge, however, we do kindly ask to register your attendance in advance (via email to Annelore Brantegem).