The artist who will be in residence at BUDA Kunstcentrum in Kortrijk, Belgium, followed by a premiere at the 2024 edition of NEXT Festival, was invited through the open call for Art Time Residencies: Performance in 2023. She was chosen from a pool of 56 submitted applications and she is:

Nermin Habib (b. 1990, Egypt), who will be in residence to finalize her project, Istehwaz, exploring Cairo’s urban and environmental metamorphoses. The project investigates how urban changes can affect physical movement in an attempt to reclaim, through the dancing body, personal spaces that were taken over.