The following is an article I wrote explaining the survivalist tactics of the Brussels skateboard community to ensure a roof over their heads when it rained because nobody else cared. Thanks to the dedication of Youssef Abaoud, Bart Rapelberg and a few others the Byrrrh DIY skatepark still exists. As a post-scriptum to my article, the park […]
Alex Deforce from On-Point has got an art show opening on Thursday 9 January (until 31 January) at the Bonnefooi, Rue des Pierres 8, 1000 Brussels.
Whilst on a coffee break I recognized a familiar sound coming from outside. A small group of skaters were taking advantage of the winter sunshine and a recently emptied fountain on Place Stephanie to get their grind and slide on. One of the kids bust out a lengthy boardslide, and even though no one was […]