An homage to peace, as described by the organisers: In 2014, it will have been exactly 100 years ago that Europe and the larger part of the world plunged into a war that would have far-reaching and irreversible consequences for the entire planet. Old structures and power blocks were destroyed, new states rose, the old […]

Retrospective exhibition: 40 years of computer art 13 November – 14 December | Vernissage: 13 November, 18:30 – 22:00 Peter Beyls is a Belgian pioneering interdisciplinary artist who has been exploring computer art for nearly four decades. His work extends into the visual arts, music and hybrid experimental formats. In light of the publication of […]

A woman rages. Her husband of 10 or more years has left her, taken up with a much younger, blonder and richer slip of a woman all set, and excited, to marry anew. “Heav’n has no Rage, like Love to Hatred turn’d, Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scorn’d,” wrote Willian Congreve in The […]

Is an intrinsically political media missing from the Brussels journalistic landscape? Apart from our new effort to bring multifaceted news to the fray what else could be on the way for the town? The Scene New Europe newspaper continues in its paved laneway, euobserver has recently completed its five year business plan and seems to […]

Lately I find myself thinking about different types of people, especially in terms of those that move for work or study, that keep moving, re-inventing themselves is one cliche used but really it’s all about learning from what you already knew and adding to that. I live in a city where this is the norm, […]

SUMMARY: By Cillian Donnelly  Within EU circles there is talk of reform. The European Union has become a rampant bureaucracy, too large, too distant. It has become, in the words of British Prime Minister David Cameron, “too big, too bossy, too interfering.” (#EU flags in front of the #EuropeanParliament building in Strasbourg (c) European Parliament ) France’s socialist […]

There’s a growing theme to any meeting I may have with those involved with the practice of journalism in Brussels; the upshot? Something’s missing. We have EU funded outlets, we have independent outlets, we have one not-for-profit site, we have two newspapers that are made locally on a weekly basis, we have the daily internationals […]