24 September 2020 to 3 October 2020
A Certain Value

A Certain Value is an investigation throughout Europe about mutualization strategies and values, conceived by Anna Rispoli and Martina Angelotti.  The result is a participative reading-performance.

A Certain Value is a multi-disciplinary project conceived by the artist Anna Rispoli and the curator Martina Angelotti.

A series of residences were held in several European cities where Anna and Martina have met different communities. Through workshops, they have questionned citizens about the ambivalent association of value and values. Their intent was to challenge the participants’ know-how about sharing and mutualization as much as their experiences of “de-evaluation” and “re-evaluation” of an individual towards the group.

Based on the material collected during this research, they have created a reading-performance composed of many voices, a staged conversation between different communities about the possibility of sharing value today.

It is possible to take part in this performance as a reader or as an observer. 

Dates and venues:

Thursday 24 September
18h - Au Quai (French) - SOLD OUT

Saturday 26 September
17h30 - Au Quai (French) - SOLD OUT

Friday 2 October
10h - by videoconference on Zoom (English)

Saturday 3 October
16h00 - Blanche et noire (English)
18h30 - Blanche et noire (French)

*Collectif Au Quai
Quai du Hainaut 23, 1080 Bruxelles

*Blanche et Noire
Rue Vanderschrick 111, 1060 Bruxelles

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Credits & Biographies

A Certain Value is presented in the frame of the Urban Academy on 24 and 26 September.
A Certain Value is presented in the frame of the IN SITU ACT Days organized by the IN SITU network on the 2nd and 3rd October 2020 in Brussels and online.

By Anna Rispoli and Martina Angelotti
With the testimonies of the inhabitants of e⋅s of the Squat 59 Saint Just, the Common Wallet, the inmates of the Penitentiary Centre for Women in Rennes, the Comunità Italiana in Genk, pupils of the Primary School °°° and the Mars Program Private Learning Group in Budapest.
Script and dramaturgy Céline Estenne
Decoration Canedicoda
Graphic design AUT Design Collective
Artistic consultancy Claire Astier
Executive production CIFAS
Residences C-TAKT Dommelhof/Genk, Public Places/Marseille, Les Tombées de la Nuit/Rennes, CIFAS/Brussels, PLACC/Budapest

Anna Rispoli is an Italian artist living in Brussels. She works on the border between artistic creation and activism, to explore in a performative way the triangulation between humans-cities-identities.

Martina Angelotti is a curator and art writer. She works on exhibition projects related to the disciplines of public and participatory art, moving image and performance art, in Italy and throughout Europe.


A Certain Value, an IN SITU Pilot project, has received a creation aid by the ACT project, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. The co-producers are Atelier 231 (FR), Festival di Terni (IT), Freedom Festival (UK), La Strada Graz (AT), Lieux publics (FR), Norfolk & Norwich Festival (UK), Østfold Internasjonale Teater (NO), Oerol Festival (NL), Theater op de Markt (BE), UZ Arts (UK).

COVID measures
We try to comply with the Covid recommandations as best as possible. Hydroalcoholic gel will be made available everywhere, masks must be worn by the observers/spectators at all times. Readers/Spectators will be installed at distance from one another and will therefore be allowed to take off their masks when reading the texts.
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