The 1971 farmers’ demonstration In Brussels was the tipping point for our agriculture sector.
Dutch artist Elise ’t Hart captures everyday sounds in order to share them through installations that evoke a highly sensitive experience.
The Japanese-Flemish artist Lisa Spilliaert wonders whether something as factual as genealogy research leaves room for fiction and fantasy.
Unique works of art all about reproduction processes: the wonderful paradox at play in the work of Dutch artist Jaya Pelupessy.
According to journalist Huib Modderkolk, the Belgian and Dutch governments are taking nowhere near enough protective measures against digital hacking and sabotage.
Kevin Bauer's sculptures are utilitarian objects that you can't use.
Media, cultures and languages collide in the works of the Moroccan-born Dutch artist.
In his second historical fiction novel, Jeroen Olyslaegers masterfully brings to life the city of Antwerp before, during and after 1566, the year of the Iconoclastic Fury.
For a short period in the 16th century, Antwerp was really the centre of the world. Everything was possible, as long as it didn't hinder trade and economy, writes historian Michael Pye in his book The Glory Years.
The image of farmers and the countryside in Flanders and the Netherlands has been teetering between positive and negative for decades. Why? And how much wiggle room do farmers have today?
Having plants in the house is not such a long-standing habit as we might think. Only in the 19th century greenery made its way into our houses.
Since the original Dutch version of this book came out in January 2019 it has dominated the bestseller lists.
We translated excerpts from 'Declaration of Love to the Dutch Language' in which Mira Feticu describes her struggle to learn Dutch.
What is it that makes people get out of bed day in, day out for over a century? This is the question documentary filmmaker Heddy Honigmann asks seven quirky centenarians in her new film '100UP'.
The influence of this legendary Dutch composer on contemporary classical music is enormous.
The English language has many names and expressions in which the word Dutch is used. Its meaning is often negative.
In Brussels you can visit a beautiful retrospective of the versatile, successful and innovative Renaissance artist Bernard van Orley (c. 1488-1541) until 26 May. He worked for clients such as Charles V and Margaret of Austria.
'Mirror of Reality’ is the first comprehensive overview of nineteenth-century Dutch painting, set within the context of the international art world.
From dance to circus, his performances show influences from various disciplines and are a constant exploration of the possibilities of the body.
The Brussels-born architect designed a number of important buildings in Colombia in the 1920s that were even declared National Monuments.
The tiny, hyper-expressive Dutch musician is rewriting the rules of the classical music concert-world and is stringing genres together to make them sound as if they have always been closely connected.
In her documentary My Rembrandt, Oeke Hoogendijk portrays the owners of a painting by the Dutch Old Master. She orchestrates their story into a thrilling detective about the hunt for an unknown Rembrandt.
Despite being so young, the work of Bendt Eyckermans is sought after by collectors all over the world.
Seventy years ago, James Ensor died in a hospital in Ostend. Writer Koen Peeters brings an ode to this ‘realist, pleinairist, painter of light and masks’.
Realism, surrealism and the absurd compete for priority in the Emma De Swaef’s and Marc James Roels’ stop–motion film This Magnificent Cake!
St. Eustatius, a little known island in the Dutch Antilles, played an important role in America’s War of Independence.
Cross-border solidarity in Belgium and the Netherlands is more popular than the political debate suggests.
When natural processes and the laws of physics lead to compelling, lyrical artefacts.
Roland Gunst – half Flemish, half Congolese – uses installations, performances, film and video to explore the search for his own identity.
Thierry Baudet and Dries Van Langenhove receive far more attention from the media than is justified by their importance.
Thierry Baudet’s conservative ideas fly in the face of the enlightenment values that have long been dominant. This opposition is a defining moment for our modern culture.
Foreign cartoons from the 17th to the mid-19th century show that the Netherlands has not always had a very positive international image.