On 30 March it’s time for Fighting Stances, a project in collaboration with KVS. Together with the Platform for Risky Martial Arts, KVS is bringing together a bunch of sparring partners. They spend three suspenseful rounds figuring out what role martial arts can play within highly diverse groups.
Round 1: The streets as arena: the impact of Covid on Brussels martial arts clubs
Tom Flachet: Sports youth councillor at Brussels Boxing Academy
Els Dom: Coordinator of the Platform for Risky Martial Arts
Marc Theeboom: President of the research group Sport & Society VUB
Round 2: Martial arts without winners or losers
Pieter van Caenenghem: Oudenaarde prison director
Ibrahim Emsallak: Coordinator of the Flemish Boxing Liga
Filip Pluym: Founder of Parkiboks Turnhout
Ronde 3: Martial arts & arts
Caroline Pauwels: Rector VUB
Jalal El Achkar: Actor in A Sleeping Elephant (2012)
Koen Augustijnen (Karim): Choreographer of dance theatre production (B) (2019)
Are your fingers itching yet? Follow the debate live on the Facebook page of WeKONEKT or on the online platform KVS 24/7. There is no need to register in advance.