Thu 02 June 2022 (19:00-21:00)
[Launch] Being Together. A Manual for Living, by Grace Ndiritu
A conversation with artist Grace Ndiritu and director of argos Niels Van Tomme on the topic of Ndiritu’s new book Being Together: A Manual For Living and her ideas on community, radical experimenting and pedagogies which her art and life is based on.
Sat 04 June 2022 20h00 - 22h00
[Reading] De Verstrengeling x The Backstreet Boys with Pelumi Adejumo and Nikima Jagudajev
Join us for an evening of reading performances at rile* with Pelumi Adejumo, a runaway pastor child, writer and singer, and Nikima Jagudajev, a choreographer and writer based between New York and Brussels. Pelumi Adejumo will read a collection of poems titled De Verstrengeling followed by a reading of The Backstreet Boys a text focusing on kinship and mothering by Nikima Jagudajev.
Thu 05 May until Sun 05 June 2022 (18:00-21:30)
[Exhibition] LINE, by Vava Dudu
rile* is pleased to welcome you to LINE, an exhibition of in situ drawings and poems by Vava Dudu.
Sat 21 May 2022 20h00 - 21h30
[Launch] TAKE ‘EM DOWN by Simon(e) van Saarloos
To celebrate the launch of Simon(e) van Saarloss's new book, TAKE ‘EM DOWN: Scattered Monuments & Queer Forgetting, we welcome you to a night of conversation, presentation, performance and an abundance of presence with Daniela Berhsan and Khadija El Kharraz Alami.
Sat 16 April 2022 (20:00)
[Launch] Clones, an album-publication by Matilda Tjäder
Join us for a concert and launch of Clones, a new album and CD by Matilda Tjäder.
Fri 01 April 2022 (19h30 - 21h30)
[Launch] FIELDNOTES Issue 3
Join us for the launch of the third issue of FIELDNOTES a biannual arts journal publishing new writing and artworks with a focus on practices that work between disciplines and against type. To celebrate we will be screening the short film CASTOROCENE by Alexander Hetherington and George Finlay Ramsay. The screening will be followed by a virtual reading from the poet CAConrad who will be reading their text from Issue 3 of FIELDNOTES, written in response to the film.
Fri 25 February 2022 (19:30)
[Launch] F.R. David ~ Esprit d’escalier
Join us for a celebration of the past three issues of F.R.DAVID: “very good*”, “Correctional Facility” and “Take, Eat".
Thu 17 February 2022 (20:00)
[Launch] Play-White, by Bianca Baldi
Welcome for the Belgian launch of Bianca Baldi's book Play-White, with contributions by Amy Watson & Mika Conradie, and a conversation between Bianca Baldi and Zeynep Kubat.
Sat 12 February until Sat 12 March 2022
[Podcast] Cinderella's Diaries, with Sina Seifee and Bryana Fritz
A new episode of our rile* books podcast series is now available! The podcast features Cinderella's Diaries, a project by Brussels based artist and researcher Sina Seifee, with readings by Bryana Fritz. Over the last few years Sina has been working on fairy tales, zoologies and the participation of animals in texts. More recently Sina started to work with the figure of Cinderella, thinking with her about the human-animal modes of imagination. Find more info and listen here: https://rile.space/podcasts
Fri 04 February 2022 (19:30)
[Launch] Le Chauffage, Issue 02
Welcome to the launch of Le Chauffage, Issue 02, edited by Emile Rubino, Felix Rapp and Francesca Percival, with readings and contributions by Artun Alaska Arasli, Chloe Chignell, Emile Rubino, and Felix Rapp.
Mon 20 December until Wed 26 January 2022
We are taking a break from the 20th of December. We won't be shipping orders during this time, and may respond slowly to emails. We'll reopen on the 27st of January with new books, a winter stock sale, and a new program - see you then!
Fri 17 December until Sat 18 December 2021 19h30-22h00
[Performance] She gave it to me I got it from her by Clara Amaral
rile* welcomes Clara Amaral with her performance work 'She gave it to me I got it from her'. It is a book and a choreography, read out loud and handled by a performer, for a group of people.