OVERVIEW ARTISTS

Pacquée, Ria

°1954 - Antwerpen (Belgium).
Since the seventies, Ria Pacquée has recorded her presence in this world, or rather disguised herself as a specific persona. These personifications, including ‘Madame’ or ‘It’, were ‘played out' in photographs at first, but for some years now she has been recording characters on video as well, displaying a slightly adapted version of her ‘true’ self ...
epic (malhame), Julia Meltzer & David Thorne, 2008 © the artists & producer

Meltzer, Julia

°1968 - Hollywood, California (USA). Lives in Los Angeles.
Julia Meltzer her work takes up subjects ranging from the bureaucracy of secrecy to contemporary politics in the Middle East. She frequently collaborates with Los Angeles based artist David Thorne to produce installations, photographs, and videos that raise questions about the uses of documents and their social, political, and affective impact. ...
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De Gruyter, Jos

°1965 - Geel (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Jos De Gruyter studied at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Fine Arts Department, in the Netherlands. Best known for his collaborations with Harald Thys ...

de La Casinière, Joëlle

°1944 - Casablanca
Joëlle de La Casinière (1944, Casablanca, Morocco) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. She is continually educating herself in graphic poetry on various kinds of supports (canvas, paper, film, magnetic tape, optical disc). All her videos have in common that they do not research what television transmits, but how it transmits it ...
epic (malhame), Julia Meltzer & David Thorne, 2008 © the artists & producer

Thorne, David

°1960 - Boston, Massachusetts (United States). Lives and works in Los Angeles.
David Thorne is a politically engaged artist. He frequently collaborates with Los Angeles based artist Julia Meltzer to produce installations, photographs, and videos that raise questions about the uses of documents and their social, political, and affective impact. ...

Gibson, Beatrice

°1978 - London (United Kingdom). Lives and works in London.
Beatrice Gibson's practice concerns the politics and poetics of everyday sites and spaces. It is site-specific, research-based and often participatory in nature, reflecting on ideas of representation, collective production and the artist's role as an author in collective processes. ...

Vicente, Laurent

°1973 - Cannes (France).
Laurent Vicente studied graphic and web design in Toulouse, France. In 1998, while working for different computer engineering companies, he co-founded the collective video studio D-Tracks, which created several television programs and experimental documentary films. His work is featured in the collection of the Maison de la Photographie, in Paris ...
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Reinke, Steve

°1963 - Ontario (Canada). Lives and works in Chicago.
In his darkly witty works, the artist, writer and professor Steve Reinke appropriates everything he sees and creates multiple fictions, making his improbable scenarios and appalling fantasies sound completely reasonable. He lures us into complicity, then take us one step beyond, into a region we cannot occupy comfortably ...

Shaham, Avi

°1953 - Tel Aviv (Israel).
Avi Shaham, initially trained as a sculptor, works in installation, photography and video. His work dwells on man’s subservience to technology and machines. For the installations You are most welcome, Master Lucas (both 2002) and Ancient Machine (2003) he collaborated with Israeli artist Uri Tzaig. ...

Salpistis, Vassilis

°1975 - Thessaloniki (Greece). Lives and works in Paris
Vassilis Salpistis’s work takes its point departure in an approach to painting that boasts a great formal and technical diversity. Furthermore, the artist reaches beyond the strict framework of the medium and prefers to integrate other art forms, such as video and printed images, thereby extending the concept of the image ...

de Tervarent, Manuela

°1967
Manuela de Tervarent (1967, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. After her studies of Visual Communication at the ERG (Ecole de Recherche Graphique), Manuela Tervarent mainly works with photographs, video art, books and documentary films. ...

Deleu, Luc

°1944 - Duffel (Belgium). Lives and works in Antwerp.

Zhdanova, Alina

°1992 - Moscow (Russia). Lives and works in Kyoto (Japan).

Weiss, Effi

°1971 - Ramat-Gan (Israel). Lives and works in Brussels.
Effi Weiss and Amir Borenstein are an artist duo who works together since 1999. Visual artist, their work shifts between different disciplines such as video, performance and partcipatory projects. Apart from their own artistic projects, they collaborate with other artists as editors, cameramen and effects designers. They facilitate video workshops worldwide, destinated to diverse audiences. ...

Couturier, Michel

°1957 - Liège (Belgium).
Michel Couturier is fascinated by unlivable places: parking lots, shopping malls, harbour installations. The fundamental intuitive idea behind his work is that these places are like a magnifying mirror of the public space. These places are like ‘forest of signs’ those of power and alienation), a substituted nature ...

Dekegel, Olivier

°1970
Olivier Dekegel (1970, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. He studied cinema at INSAS Brussels. He worked for several years as assistant, dramatist, light and sound designer for different modern dance and theatre companies. All his films are made on Super 8 or 16mm, and always oscillate between documentary and experimental approach. ...

Van Kerckhoven, Anne-Mie

°1951 - Antwerpen (Belgium). Lives and works in Antwerp.
Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK studied graphic design at the Fine Arts Academy of Antwerp. A straightforward feminist tone pervades in all her works, in which the erotic meets machine-fetishism. She explores the relation between art, science, politics and social issues. ...