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'Othering' practices are deeply rooted in the history of various cultural institutions in Belgium. The will and the ambitions to ‘diversify’ the staff and public and to offer varied programs collides with an inherent resistance towards change. What makes good initiatives fail? What are the blind spots of the institutions? And how can these issues be surmounted?

PROGRAMME DAY 2: 17.30>22.00 [French with simultaneous translation into Dutch]​​​​​​​

17.30 | Keynote: Politisation d’un monde noir à Bruxelles à l’épreuve du rapport postcolonial dans l’art et la culture - Véronique Clette-Gakuba (ULB).

18.00| Performance: #Asylstadtmuseum# - Pélagie Gbaguidi.

18.20 | Panel: The Making Of: on the Challenges in Collaborating with Cultural Institutions  w/ Sibo Kanobana, Nicole Grégoire, Véronique Clette-Gakuba, Naomi Ntakiyica, Kathleen Louw, moderated by Omar Ba.

19.35 | Break

19.35 | Performance: « Diversité » – Spitler.

20.15 | Panel: Experiences, Strategies, Proposals w/ Pitcho Womba Konga, Heleen Debeuckelaere, Audrey N’Guessan,  François Makanga, Guy Woueté, Loucka Fiagan, Benjamine Laini Lusalusa, Primrose Ntumba, moderated by Sibo Kanobana.

22.00 | Performance: Looking for Bianca –Marie Diaby.

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GO TO: 
DAY 1
(22/05) - Dis-Othering: Beyond Afropolitan and other labels.
DAY 3 (24/05) - AFRO-WHAT ? BLANC ET LA CATÉGORISATION DE L' ‘AUTRE’​​​​​​​​​​​​​
                      - BLULAND (Closing performance)​​​​​​​