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More than two years after the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union the future relationship between the UK and the EU remains unclear. In the spirit of proactive and responsible global citizenship, a number of steps have been taken to clarify what that relationship could or should be once BREXIT negotiations have been completed, while fully respecting the results of the vote to leave on June 23, 2016.

Today the Centre for Fine Arts of Brussels (BOZAR), in partnership with the European Cultural Foundation and the British Council, assembled leading cultural workers, directors, artists, and European federations assembled to raise their voices on Brexit and its potential impact on their fields: from music to design, audiovisual, architecture, visual arts, performing art, or publishing.

Coming from all over the EU, participants clearly expressed their concerns that their interests may have been overlooked, and that the power of these sectors has been underestimated.


  • Els Dietvorst, winner of BelgianArtPrize 2021

    "Els Dietvorst is a committed artist, concerned with social issues, which she addresses by seeking to reveal the connections between people, situations and environments. Her work is rooted in observing, listening and caring". It is in these terms that the Jury presented its winner, at the end of a process that originally brought together 238 artists. Organised since 1950, the BelgianArtPrize underlines the artistic relevance, innovative vision, diversified artistic practice and distinct visual language of the winning artist. Els Dietvorst's work, which includes sculptures and installations, drawings, writings and visual installations, is an illustration of this. Outside the institutional and commercial artistic circuits, she finds the coherence necessary for the full development of her project. Els Dietvorst analyses the human condition and through her creations she addresses themes such as life and death, fear, alienation and desire, and the "stranger". The winner of the BelgianArtPrize is invited to create an art project presenting new work at an exhibition to be held at BOZAR in the autumn of 2021.

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  • All events cancelled until 31.12

    Following the measures taken by the authorities to contain the spread of the coronavirus, we regret to announce that the Centre for Fine Arts is closing its doors until 31 December inclusive. All events and exhibitions during this period are cancelled. 

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  • CASSE-CROUTE is back!

    Despite the closure of our restaurant, you can continue to enjoy the talents of our chef, thanks to the return of our ‘Casse-croûte’ formula, which allows you to order and take away the dishes he has specially prepared. So just tuck in! You can check the menu here. To order, email karen.torosyan@bozarrestaurant.be, or call 02/274 15 64 or 0496 700 527. You can pick up your order at the Boutique du restaurant, 3 Rue Baron Horta, by appointment only, and pay by Bancontact or Payconiq. Bon appétit!

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