Go with the flow and stay with the trouble – Opening conference to STARTS Prize´20 exhibition

STARTS TalkSeptember 25 20206 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Bozar, Brussels

For the opening of the expo Starts Prize ’20. Speculating on the Future through Art and Science., conversations with guests from BOZAR, alternating with video interventions by Caroline Pauwels, Simon Schaffer and special guests, will be livestreamed on BOZAR channels.

The opening conference to the STARTS Prize ’20 exhibition, will also be the occasion to release the publication ‘Go with the Flow and Stay with the Trouble’. This publication is the wrap up of STAL – Sciences, Arts & Technologies Lab -, a joint project by VUB, ULB and BOZAR.

The book presents voices and networks fostering encounters between artists and scientists while leaving the disciplines intact and where messiness is allowed.


18:00 Welcome by Marleen Wynants & video intervention by Caroline Pauwels (VUB)
Live guests in Salle M: Caroline Nevejan (University of Amsterdam/City of Amsterdam), Mireille Hildebrandt (VUB), Olga Kisseleva (STARTS artist), Irakli Sabekia (STARTS artist).

18:30 Video intervention by Simon Schaffer (Cambridge University)
Closing conversation with all the guests and Paul Dujardin (Bozar)

19:00 Official opening of the Starts Prize ’20 exhibition and virtual guided tour.

DATE: 25 Sep 2020 – 18:00 – 19:00
PLACE: Salle M, Bozar, Rue Ravensteinstraat 23, 1000 Brussel

Livestreamed on BOZAR Youtube/Facebook


STARTS PRIZE Expo Vernissage
STARTS PRIZE Expo Vernissage
STARTS PRIZE Expo Vernissage
Ralph Dum
Paul Dujardin