OVERVIEW ARTISTS

Pauwels, Eric

°1953 - Antwerp (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Filmmaker, writer and film lecturer Eric Pauwels started his career with what he calls ‘cinéma mémoire’, or ethnographic documentary. He obtained his PHD in cinematography in Paris with a documentary on the ‘possessed’ in Indonesia. Afterwards, eager to step out of his role of being a spectator, Pauwels begins to make dance videos and works of fiction ...

Tarantino, Maria

°1972 - Milan (Italy). Lives and works in Belgium.
Maria Tarantino (born in Milan in 1972) studied philosophy in Scotland and Italy before settling down in Belgium, where she gradually moves from philosophy to journalism. In Brussels she works for the press, radio and television for several years ...

Spilliaert, Clara

°1993 - Tokyo (Japan). Lives and works in Belgium and Japan.
Clara Spilliaert, daughter of a Japanese mother and a Belgian father, was born in Tokyo in 1993 and moved to Belgium in 2009. In 2015 she received her Master's degree in visual arts at LUCA School of Arts in Ghent. Her work has been shown on International Film Festival Rotterdam (Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2015), Be-Part (Waregem, Belgium, 2015), Museum Dr.Guislain (Ghent, Belgium, 2014-15) ...

Baes, Pascal

°1959 - Nice (France). Lives and works in Brussels.

Pascal Baes experiments with the use of the stop-motion technique and specializes in image-by-image animation. He has also produced a range of "dance films". where dancing itself is released from its limitations, which are inherent to the stage, and recorded as a paradoxical experience. Thematically, as well as philosophically, he refers to the cinematic avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s. ...

Destoop, Alexis

°1971 - Kortrijk, Belgium
Alexis Destoop (1971, Kortrijk, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. He studied philosophy and obtained a post-graduate in the visual arts from Le Fresnoy (Tourcoing). His multilayered constructions in photography, installation and film examine the component elements of storytelling, the experience of time and the processes of identification and memory ...

Decostere, Stefaan

°1955 - Kortrijk
Stefaan Decostere (1955, Kortrijk, Belgium) lives and works in Ostend, Belgium. He studied film direction at the National Film School RITS in Brussels. He is among the handful of truly innovative directors working within television, creating new forms to more complex ideas. In his works he tries to problematize the relation between documentary and fiction by dissolving the boundaries between them. ...

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 ...

Van der Avoort, Boris

°1967 - (Belgium)
Boris Van der Avoort was born in Belgium in 1967. He studied photography at the Ecole Supérieure des Arts Visuels de la Cambre (1992) and at I.N.S.A.S (the Institut National des Arts du Spectacle), graduating in film editing in 1995. He has been showing his photographic work at individual and group exhibitions in Belgium and abroad since 1990 ...

Lambrechts, Franciska

°1967 - Ninove (Belgium)
Franciska Lambrechts (1967, Ninove, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels. She studied Video and Film at Sint-Lucas, Brussels. Lambrechts makes films and videos, but she also makes installations in which she combines moving images with other, more ‘handcrafted’ art forms such as drawing, painting and sculpture. This interdisciplinary way of working often has a sour, provocative side. ...

Olender, Joachim

°1980 - Brussels. Lives and works between Paris and Brussels
Joachim Olender who studied law and film in Brussels is interested in "stories with holes". He moves between cinema, directing and writing, while being concerned by the manufacturing of a fictional archive. In 2006 he started a PhD in Paris on ‘the flaw in the narrative’ (EHESS) and wrote his first screenplay adapted from the novel ‘Les choses’ (The Things) of Georges Perec ...

Ho, Tzu Nyen

°1976 - Singapore. Lives and works in Singapore.
Ho Tzu Nyen earned a BA in Creative Arts from Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne (Australie), and a MA of Art in Southeast Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore. Ranging across painting, video, performance, lecturing and writing, Ho Tzu Nyen's work blurs the boundaries between these genres, creating a complex interdisciplinary practice ...

Spilliaert, Lisa

°1990 - Tokyo (Japan). Lives and works in Belgium and Japan.
Lisa Spilliaert, daughter of a Japanese mother and a Belgian father, was born in Tokyo in 1990 and moved to Belgium in 2007. In 2013 she received her Master's degree in Photography at KASK in Ghent. In 2014 she won the Fine Arts Award of the Province of West-Flanders ...

Cos, Teresa

°1982 - Latisana, Friuli-Venezia-Giulia (Italy). Lives and works in the European Union.
Teresa Cos investigates the human condition, understood as the endless negotiation between individual subjectivities and global societies, embedded conditions of birth and displaced nomadic becomings ...

Clark, Luke Aaron


Luke Aaron Clark is a composer and sound artist. His work explores the relationship between architecture and sound, our natural environment and everyday human interaction within these settings. These works are reliant on the combination of research, exploration and collaboration and expressed through live performance, sound design, public intervention, architectural installation and film ...

Gaillet, Jaad

°1990 - Paris (France). Lives and works in France.
Videomaker and Film Director ...

Van Paesschen, Bram

°1979 - Vilvoorde
Born in 1979, in Vilvoorde, Belgium. Graduated in 2002 from Sint-Lukas Brussels, specialized in film/video documentary. Lives and works in Brussels (except for when he’s elsewhere). Van Paesschen’s work is indebted to various traditions of documentary filmmaking, from ‘classic’ to fake documentary and essayistic formats ...