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FORUM+ is the journal for research and the arts in the Low Countries. It offers interested culture lovers an in-depth look at current trends in research in the fields of music, theatre, dance and the (audio-)visual arts.


May 2022

Sometimes we need to take some time to reflect, as the authors in this new May issue do. In the various contributions, they provide us with an insight into their own journey. These contributions from a wide variety of disciplines seem to enter into an unexpected but interesting dialogue. We would also like to thank you, the reader, 'for your continuous efforts'; and above all, let us remind one another to not take each other for granted..

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Folio is looking for a coordinator

Folio vzw is a partnership of about 40 Flemish cultural, literary and heritage magazines and is looking for a part-time coordinator who, together with the board, organises and facilitates the necessary actions and initiatives.

Send your CV and a short motivation to the co-chairs carlovb1@skynet.be and wouterhillaert@gmail.com, who you can also contact for additional questions, before August 15, 2022. Interviews will take place on Thursday, 8 September.

More information can be found in this accompanying pdf (in Dutch).

FORUM+ is looking for an editorial intern (f/m/x)

Have you always wondered how an editorial team compiles an issue? Do you have a fluent pen and a good eye for detail and layout? Join our editors during the next academic year and experience the process from start to finish.

Start of internship: September/October 2022.

Interested? Send a short motivational letter, your CV, and a sample of your writing to redactie@forum-online.be before 22 August 2022.

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What is FORUM+?

FORUM+ is the peer-reviewed journal for research and the arts in the Low Countries. It offers interested culture lovers an in-depth look at current trends in research in the fields of a.o. music, theatre, dance and visual arts at higher arts education and university.

Read our free online dossiers on (trans)literate art, methodology, dance, and co-creation; listen to inspiring podcasts or browse through critical reviews, fascinating interviews and intriguing image essays.

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Previous issue: Winter 2022

This winter issue opens a new dossier on '(trans)literate art' and compiles a multifaceted assemblage of language, writing and multilingualism. Artists and educationalists, native speakers/readers and second, third or fourth language users gather their experiences. Language is a place where power manifests itself and can therefore unite or divide people, as guest editors Ahilan Ratnamohan and Ruth Loos perceptively noted. Enter our 'fragile shelter' and together, we can keep the conversation going...

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Articulate 2022

Art & Research days

16-28 October 2022 (7th edition)

During the annual research festival ARTICULATE, the Royal Conservatoire week 1) and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp (week 2) open up their artistic research to students and an external audience.

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Open dossiers

Take a look at or contribute to our open dossiers:


Feel free to take a look at our review page as well, where we discuss recent publications and events in the field of research in the arts. Guidelines to send in your own review can be found on our 'publish in FORUM+' page.

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