Laurence Vielle, Marc Feld & Vincent Granger

  • kruitmagazijn, Ypres
  • theatre show


The Francophone-Belgian poet Laurence Vielle and the French artist Marc Feld resided in La Chartreuse (Neuville-sous-Montreuil, FR) in August 2019. They searched for the traces of thousands of Belgians (civilians, soldiers and medical personnel) who stayed in hospitals or as refugees during the First World War. Together with musician Vincent Granger they created the performance 


Laurence's text is based on archival research and interviews conducted by Isabelle Loodts. Katelijne De Vuyst wrote a Dutch translation, and Marc Feld provided a graphical representation with his


This evening is an excellent opportunity for the In Flanders Fields Museum to preface the performance with an explanation of a new research programme. 

Fleeing for War

At the end of 2021, the Knowledge Center will start an investigation into Belgian Refugees during the First World War. In 2025, the outlined trajectory should culminate in a temporary exhibition, among other things. After the performance, the planned research is explained, and a call is made for the cooperation of volunteers. 

when & where

Friday, November 19, 2021
at 7.30 pm
Kruitmagazijn (Esplanade, Ypres)
Free entrance



Gratitude is made possible with the financial support of Région Hauts in France and Flanders, in an exchange project with La Chartreuse.

lachartreuse_muraille01 Marc Feld (c) Murailles-Mémoires