Disruptive Images, Historical Friction

On the Work of David Van Reybrouck Will things work out well for David Van Reybrouck? The awards that have rained down on this young writer (b. 1971) in a scant ten years feel like a tropical storm. And that, please note, in the Low Countries! Has the literary climate lost its way? Or has…

Growing up in Public

Josse De Pauw, the Marlon Brando of Flemish Theatre In Avignon they once called him ‘the Marlon Brando of Flemish theatre’. Then what would one call Josse De Pauw (1952) as a film actor? Or as a writer, director or head of a theatre company? Underlying everything he does is a great sincerity. His story…