Past Projects

Sun 16 October 2022 (15:00 - 15:30)

[Reading] Black Body Amnesia, with Jaamil Olawale Kosoko

Join us on Sunday afternoon at rile* for a reading by poet, performance artist, educator, and curator Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, who will be reading from their recently published book Black Body Amnesia: Poems and Other Speech Acts (2022). 


Thu 15 September until Sun 25 September 2022

Come find us and our books this month at the conference for Experimental Writing in English (15th - 16th), Wiels Art Book Fair (17th - 18th) and L'Age d'Or Festival (25th) all happening in Brussels! 


Thu 07 July 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

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

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

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

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.


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.

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