OVERVIEW ARTISTS

Johnson, Esther

- Beverley, Hull (United Kingdom).
Esther Johnson is an artist and filmmaker whose research practice explores documentary portraiture through moving image, audio and photography. She studied for an MA at the Royal College of Art, London, and for a BA (Hons) at Royal Holloway, University of London ...

Noël, Cédric

°1978 - Argenteuil (France).
Cédric Noël is a visual artist interested in the nature of images, and more specifically in the mental processes involved in the production and the reception of an image ...

Locus, Jan

°1968 - Halle (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Involved with social, political and ecological problems, photographer and filmmaker Jan Locus explores themes such as inequality, poverty, conflict, religion, migration and the impact of industry on the environment. Locus’s photographs are void of anecdotes and  hesitate between the format of the documentary and that of reporting ...

Geyer, Andrea

°1971 - Freiburg (Germany). Lives and works in New York.
After she studied Photography and Film Design at the Fachhochschule in Bielefeld, Andrea Geyer went to the Academy of Fine Arts in Braunschweig and the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York. Geyer uses both fiction and documentary strategies in her image and text based installations that are intended to intervene in diverse mechanisms of verbal and visual control and regulation ...

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. ...

Volckaert, Didier

°1971 - Belgium. Lives and works in Ghent.
Didier Volckaert obtained a Master Degree in Visual Arts and Experimental Cinema at the St Lukas School of Art in Brussels, and is a PhD. Researcher at RITS / University of Brussels. He mainly made documentaries, largely inspired, both with regards to form and content, by experimental films and pre-cinema. He is also a curator, teacher and visual artist. ...

Sanders, Angela

°1974 - Zürich (Switzerland).
Visual anthropologist and videomaker. The main focus of Sanders research is transnational migration and mobility, processes of globalization and their impacts on the living and working conditions of human beings. Her academic field research is often accompanied by reflexive ethnographic video essays. ...

Efrat, Eitan

°1983 - Tel Aviv (Israel). Lives and works in Brussels.
Eitan Efrat has been collaborating with Sirah Foighel Brutmann for several years, creating works together in the audiovisual field ...

Grimonprez, Johan

°1962 - Roeselare (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Johan Grimonprez studied Photography and Mixed Media at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent (Belgium), and Film and Mixed Media at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He took part in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in New York and a post graduate course at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht (The Netherlands) ...

Dekyndt, Edith

°1960 - Ypres (Belgium). Lives and works in Tournai and Strasbourg.
Edith Dekyndt investigates methods of perception and phenomena on the verge of the invisible, through installations, video art, drawings and photography. Her work consists of disturbing observations of physical phenomena. The disturbance itself is seldom spectacular. Instead, the artist playfully explores universal forces at work in everyday life, such as heat, light, gravity and magnetism. ...

Hänzel & Gretzel

°1966 - Nancy (France).
Hänzel & Gretzel was the pseudonym of Daniel Mangeon, video artist, author, maker of music videos, television director and image dresser of all sorts, who died in 2000 of AIDS at the age of 34. Throughout his broad oeuvre the recurring themes are a passion for transgressive pop music and an interest in the absurd ...

de Tapol, Aymeric

°1974 - France. Lives and works in Brussels.
Born in 1974 , Aymeric de Tapol started to listening the sound carefully by filming with HI8 camera in 1998 at Toulouse Music university the color of the doors where musicien played behind it .Each doors contains the colors of the instruments departement. What ever he his composer,Sound-Engineer for film, art Video, documentary, radio Création . He lives right now in Brussels ...
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Ruegg, Ilona

°1949 - Rapperswil (Switzerland).
Ilona Ruegg researches the (European) urban fabric. Her drawings, photographs, spatial interventions, (sound) installations and video films attempt to (re)create an exact image of spatial and temporary conditions ...

Reyns, Ailien

°1984 - Ronse (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Aïlien Reyns studied history and film at Sint-Lukas Brussels. She creates filmic portraits and audiovisual installations. Her films are always the result of an extended interactive dialogue and research process with the subjects of her film projects ...
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Van Snick, Philippe

°1946 - Ghent (Belgium).
The work of Philippe Van Snick is characterized by extremely simple forms and by the constant use of the same colours in combination with geometric shapes. Van Snick considers a painting to be much more than just a painted surface. The forms, objects and colours he uses never stand wholly alone ...

Marriott, John

°1964 - Vancouver (Canada). Lives and works in Toronto.
John Marriott is a multidisciplinary artist and writer based in Toronto, Canada ...
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Brehmer, Andreas

°1965 - Ludwigshafen/Rhein (Germany). Lives in Karlsruhe.
Andreas Brehmer (1965, Ludwigshafen/Rhein, Germany) lives and works in Karlsruhe, Germany. He studied photography, video and multimedia at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Gent and design at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Karlsruhe. Brehmer concentrates himself in his output on the particularities of his medium and his work material ...

Torfs, Ana

°1963 - Mortsel (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Since the early 1990s, Belgian visual artist Ana Torfs has been composing a unique, visually striking oeuvre, which addresses fundamental questions of representation and its narrative structures. The relation or tension between text and image plays a central role in her work, and with it all the related processes of visualization, interpretation, perception, manipulation and translation ...