• Niccolò Montanari
    An article on fashion film project Act! Cut! Play! by Niccolò Montanari

    Be Aware - A Fashion Film Retrospective

    "Though the definition of fashion film is yet to be agreed on, the overall vision of what is being produced should be aligned from the very beginning. The focus should be on deciding how the different disciplines interact with one another, whether any of them take the lead or are there to support and provide visual impact to the narrative. The aim isn’t to stand out as the main discipline, but rather to determine the correct formula to bring the vision to life."

  • Karen Verschooren curator STUK Leuven
    Curator of the exhibition 'On Alchemy and Magic'

    Interview with Karen Verschooren

    “In an ostensibly rational society in which everything is supposed to be quantifiable and evaluable, there no longer seems to be any room for magic or the magical. However, if you use your eyes you will notice that magic is omnipresent."

  • De Brakke Grond on ARTtube

    It's official: De Brakke Grond and ARTtube have joined forces and are looking forward to a fine cooperation. From now on this is the place to be for all your stay-at-home Flemish arts needs.

  • An interview with the makers of 'Act! Cut! Play!'

    An ode to la mode... and more

    Fashion lives! Not just statically, in photos in magazines, but dynamically on the catwalk – but also, for the past ten years, in moving images. Fashion films are visually surprising, but the story is often thin as a sheer blouse. The Act! Cut! Play! project challenges makers from different disciplines – theatre, film, dance, fashion – to change this.

  • A souvenir from Jan Rosseel's 'Back-up' exhibition

    'Flash Memory' is back in the lobby

    The boxes were already on display during the exhibition Back-up at the Brakke Grond from the 10th of December until the 29th of January. After a short break, one of them returned to our lobby. Come and check it out!

  • Act! Cut! Play! conquers the world

    The fashion films have been selected for multiple film festivals around the globe.