OVERVIEW ARTISTS

Brosens, Peter

°1962 - Leuven (Belgium).
Since 1993, Peter Brosens (°1962) has built an impressive track record as an independent director and producer of high-profile creative documentaries. Upon graduating in both Urban Geography and Cultural Anthropology, Peter worked as an expert in migration and urban development in Ecuador. During his M.A ...

Dufranne, Nicolas

°1977 - Belgium
"Nicolas Dufranne studied audiovisual arts at Brussels’ La Cambre. He has developed a personal style in his video work, a combination of photographical and computer animated tableaux vivants, telling the story of human relations in a dark way and at a slow pace of their own, without any specification of time or place ...

Tzaig, Uri

°1965 - Kiryat Gat (Israel). Lives and works in Tel-Aviv.
Ever since Uri Tzaig started out as an artist in the early nineties, he has been engaged in cultural, anthropological and political topics. The artist works with multiple media, using techniques to divert the attention of the viewer and challenge his expectations. In his highly reflective and contextual work the ordinary is mingled with the magical ...

Desamory, Lucile

°1977 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Berlin.
"Lucile Desamory is a genuine Bruxelloise, but since mid 2004 she has sought refuge in Berlin. Video maker, DJ, VJ, musician, jack-of-all-trades... As a self-educated woman she has built up a broad audiovisual oeuvre, ranging between slapstick and trash, electro and chanson, the absurd and the fantastic ...

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. ...

Lennep, Jacques

°1941 - Brussels (Belgium).
Jacques Lennep (1941, Brussels, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. He studied Art History at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Lennep is a multidisciplinary artist and art historian. The imaginary, according to him, works according to a symbolical pattern of “correspondences” – to make use of a term derived from the Symbolists and Surrealists ...
Avant-garde citizens: Janneke’s story, 2007, Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson © the artists

Castro, Libia

°1970 - Madrid (Spain). Lives in Rotterdam and Berlin.
Libia Pérez de Siles de Castro is a Spanish-born artist currently based in Rotterdam and Berlin. In her collaborations with Ólafur Ólafsson, she explores the ways life, society and the personal are influenced and constructed by socio-economic and political factors. ...

Augustijnen, Sven

°1970 - Mechelen (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Sven Augustijnen (°1970 in Mechelen) studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, the Hoger Sint-Lukas Instituut in Brussels, and at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht. His work concentrates mainly on the tradition of portraiture and the porous boundaries between fiction and reality, using a hybrid of genres and techniques to disorienting effect ...
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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 ...
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The Wooster Group

°1975 - New York (United States)
° founded in 1975 in New York The Wooster Group is an ensemble of artists who, since the mid-seventies, have collaborated on the development and production of theatre and media pieces ...
The Interpreter, 2009 Maria Iorio & Raphaël Cuomo © the artist(s) & producer(s)

Iorio, Maria

°1977 - Lausanne (Switzerland). Lives and works in Geneva and Berlin.
Maria Iorio is a Swiss visual artist. In her collaborations with Raphaël Cuomo she explores the classification in time and space which gives rise to our modern day society, and the advantage of the visible therein by means of photography and video ...
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Scholten, Peter

°1954 - Enschede (The Netherlands). Lives and works in Rotterdam.
Peter Scholten is a freelance documentary and programme maker. He was educated at the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem and at RITS School of Arts in Brussels. He is programmer and policy contributor for Cinema Enschede and works as a lecturer at the Willem de Kooning Academy. ...
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Verhoeven, Gert

°1964 - Leuven (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Gert Verhoeven employs various media including drawings, sculptures, videos and installations. In an often ironic and surrealist way, his meta-communicative work investigates the way objects are classified and how their value is determined within various systems. ...
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François, Michel

°1956 - Sint-Truiden (Belgium). Lives in Brussels.
Michel François is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses all sorts of materials and methods, combining man-made and natural objects, and photographs as well as installations. His aim is to appeal to all the senses. François’ photographs and videos are about ‘living’, and how to give form to that ‘living’ ...

Bijl, Guillaume

°1946 - Antwerp (Belgium).
Guillaume Bijl's work is about questionning the ordinary, the social reality and what supposedly separates it from “art”. Taking everyday, common elements and placing them in an unsual context, he forces the spectator to rethink his relation to reality. ...
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Kolb, Wolfgang

°1956 - Überlingen (Germany). Lives and works in Brussels.
Wolfgang Herman Kolb completed his film studies at INSAS (Institut National Supérieur des arts de spectacle), Brussels. For several years Kolb filmed the work of dancer and choreographer Roxane Huilmand, while she was working with Rosas and creating her own pieces. He found a strong and demanding language, rejoining that of Huilmand ...

Wouters, Maurits

°1986 - Turnhout (Belgium).
Maurits Wouters (°1986, Turnhout) completed his master studies at the RITS School of Arts and has been active as a filmmaker and visual artist since 2009. Besides his master at RITS he graduated from University Antwerp (Film-& theatre studies) in 2011. Since October 2013 he has been doing a PhD, supported by the fund for scientific research – Flanders (FWO) ...

Jacobs, Rob

°1989 - Mortsel (Belgium).
Rob Jacobs (°1989, Belgium) is a PhD-researcher, connected to the University of Antwerp in Belgium and the University of Aarhus in Denmark. His work concentrates on contested official representations of Belgian colonialism and artistic/activist reinterpretations of the colonial past in public spaces in Belgium and DR Congo ...