Performances

This page will list all upcoming performances of Illusion of Purity, as well as an overview of past performances.
Please note that, unless specified otherwise, speeches are not open for the general public but only to university students or those attending the conference. In case a speech is open for the general public, it will be marked as such.

Summaries of speeches will be posted on this website. Summaries of poetry readings, if anyone writes or publishes one, may be posted on the website too.

Upcoming performances:

Please check regularly for dates and venues of new speeches and poetry readings! Keep an eye on the news and blog entries as well for new performances.

Past performances:

Poetry readings
16th January 2011
Venue: La Papa, C. Tapioles, Barcelona (barrio Poble Sec)

24th March 2011
Venue: El Colmado, C. Cera 35, Barcelona (barrio Raval), 21:30

There have also been numerous participations in open microphone sessions and poetry festivals, along with other poets, across various poetry bars and cultural centers (and one squat !) across Barcelona.
25th September 2012
Poetry night (closed for general public), Brussels, Belgium

9th May 2013
Venue: LR6, Rue Haute 204, 1000 Bruxelles ; 20:00

16th May 2013
participation in “Citylicious heART” event of the ArtBeats 2013 festival organised by Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)
Venue: Kultuurkaffee VUB, Etterbeek (Brussels), 21:15
Setlist

9th August 2013
Poetry reading for the members of PASS Leuven (open air), closed for general public.
Venue: PASS Leuven
Setlist

4th November 2013
“Sprekende Ezels” monthly poetry night
Venue: Hotsy Totsy, Hoogstraat 1, 9000 Gent ; 20:30
Setlist

12th November 2013
Interview + short poetry reading organised by PASS Brugge.
Venue: Hof van Watervliet, Oude Burg 27, 8000 Brugge, 19:30

9th January 2014
Participation in open microphone event of poetry association “De Muzeval” (2 poems read: “Windswept” and “Cambrils”)
Venue: Cafe Den Hopsack, Antwerpen

19th February 2015
Participation in open microphone event in “Cercle des Voyageurs” (2 poems read: “Run”, “Mood swings”, plus improvised outro/spoken word)
Venue: Cercle des Voyageurs, Brussels

26th February 2015
“Sprekende Ezels” monthly poetry night
Venue: Café Monk, Brussels
Setlist

19th March 2015
Poetry reading organised by Leuven Creative Writing Club (3 poems read: “Another scar”, “Destination: nowhere”, “A love of purity”, and read translation of poem of befriended poet)
Venue: Pangaea, Leuven

3rd May 2015
Pepperplus Literair Open Podium
Venue: Café Gouden Bal, Eindhoven (NL)
Setlist

4th May 2015
You On Stage open microphone (2 poems read: “Windswept” and “Cambrils”)
Venue: Kavka, Antwerpen

12th May 2015
Mama’s Open Mic open microphone event (introduction + 1 poem read: “By the Sea”)
Venue: Mama Matrea, Antwerpen

19th May 2015
Open microphone event “‘t Verloren Ei” in St-Niklaas (introduction + poems read: “Windswept”, “Cambrils”, “No longer run away (Belushka)”, “Aimlessly”, “Tomorrow on my Side”)
Venue: Bistro Thalassa, Kleine Laan 11, Sint-Niklaas

24th June 2015
Open microphone event “Stand & Deliver” in Gent (introduction + “Dear Sun” + “Afraid of Night” + “Sei stolz”)
Venue: DOK, Gent

11th July 2015
Open microphone event “Lyrical Lounge” in Kortrijk (poems read: “Self Anger”, “Mood Swings”, “Memories & Tears”, encores: “Lost and Numb”, “Another Scar”, “Özlemîmle (Lost in Istanbul II)”, “Windswept”)
Venue: café deDingen, Kortrijk

19th July 2015
Open microphone event “Stand & Deliver” in Gent (poems read: “Red (blurred by Blood)”, “The Dove”)
Venue: DOK, Gent

1st August 2015
Open microphone event “Lyrical Lounge” in Kortrijk (poems read: “Moving on”, “When we were young”, “Scrub”, encores: “Nighttime in Brussels”, “Tunnel Vision”, “Alles anders”, “Destination: Nowhere”, “6 PM: while you were there”)
Venue: café deDingen, Kortrijk

20th October 2015
Open microphone event “‘t Verloren Ei” in St-Niklaas (poems read: “Another Scar”, “Dear Sun”, “By the Sea”, “Swamp”, outro on the goals of Illusion of Purity, “When we were young”)
Venue: Bistro Thalassa, Kleine Laan 11, Sint-Niklaas

22nd October 2015
Venue: Le Pianocktail, Rue Haute / Hoogstraat, Brussels
Setlist

3rd December 2015
Poetry and proze event “Lit Up”, organised by Leuven Creative Writing Club and Proper Writes – Leuven.
Venue: Pangaea, Leuven

Speeches

1st March 2016
Speech about life with psychological problems and breaking taboos.
Location: Hamme-Kastel (organised by KVLV Hamme-Kastel)

5th November 2015
Speech in front of psychology students.
Location: University Gent

19th February 2011
Speech in front of psychology faculty students.
Location: Barcelona University, Mundet campus.

16th February 2011
Speech in front of psychology students of Barcelona University
Location: Av. Tibidabo, Barcelona

14th December 2010
speech in front of university students Universitat Autonoma Barcelona
Location: Casa de Convalescència de l’Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona

12th May 2010
Speech in front of psychology students at Ramon Llull University, BCN

20th March 2010
Speach at Havana Hotel, Barcelona

20th February 2010
Speech in front of psychology students
Location: Barcelona University, Mundet campus.

16th December 2009
Speech in front of BCN University psychology class

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