Recent Projects

Thu 07 July 2022

Internship Call Out (Fall 2022) Internship Call Out (Fall 2022)

We are looking for an intern to join our team between September - December 2022. As an intern at rile* you will work first-hand with the organisation of an artist-run project space and bookshop, and assist our curatorial projects. More details on the internship and how to apply here.


Wed 29 June 2022 (18:00 - 21:00)

Living Contents #2 Living Contents #2

Welcome to “Living contents #2”, a set of lectures, publications and performances by students and guests of the ReadingListeningSpeaking seminar at Erg Brussels.


Sat 04 June 2022 (20h00 - 22h00)

[Reading] From Poem to Body: with Pelumi Adejumo and Nikima Jagudajev [Reading] From Poem to Body: 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 02 June 2022 (19:00-21:00)

[Launch] Being Together. A Manual for Living, by Grace Ndiritu [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 21 May 2022 20h00 - 21h30

[Launch] TAKE ‘EM DOWN by Simon(e) van Saarloos [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.


Past Projects

Fri 01 April 2022 (19h30 - 21h30)

[Launch] FIELDNOTES Issue 3 [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.


Thu 17 February 2022 (20:00)

[Launch] Play-White, by Bianca Baldi [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:

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