GHOST is an artistic one-day festival that preferably pops up at surprising locations in Belgium and abroad. It’s a nomadic experience which literally and figuratively takes you to the most unexpected corners of the artistic spectrum. It’s a carousel or a walk along various forms of art: music, performance, photography, poetry, mappings and fine arts.
In the footsteps of our guide, the audience follows a course that leads them through the guest-location. This can be an arts center but also a church, old post office or a forest. We avoid the conventional stage arrangements and are happy to turn the roles around.
The program is punchy: every GHOST, we have about 10 artists and 15 musical mini-live acts or performance spread throughout the evening. Each performance lasts for only 15 minutes. Unlike a showcase festival, every act is programmed one after the other, nothing overlays. This way, we lower the possible barrier for the audience to discover new artists. At the same time it reinforces our idea of a total experience: every performance or artwork is part of a bigger picture: GHOST is one big experience, one big spectacle.
We aim for the organization of at least 4 events a year, each festival to be hosted at a unique location in Belgium and abroad. This can be a cultural centre, museum, an outdoor location, music venue, a pop-up, art gallery… anywhere actually. During each edition, we also try to work with as many local talents as possible.
We want Ghost to be a unique meeting space where new linkage and collaborations are being shaped. Over the years we were able to meet so many new artists and enthusiasts who all became somehow part of the Ghost family; as performers, as organizers, technicians, …