OVERVIEW ARTISTS

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. ...

Gigounon, Bernard

°1972 - Mouscron (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
The perceptual ambiguity of cinema, and multiple layers of reality involved in the moving, time-based image, are at the base of Bernard Gigounon’s video work. Our outlook on the world is constantly mediated and determined by all kinds of special effects, but Gigounon carries us back to a proto-cinema ...

Cattelain, Claude

°1972 - Kinshasa (Congo).
Claude Cattelain (1972, Kinshasa, Congo) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium and Valenciennes, France. He experiments in various disciplines - painting, sculpture and video art - aiming at notions of instability, fragility and escapism. ...
Vidéocartographies: Aïda, Palestine, Till Roeskens, 2009 © the artist & producer

Roeskens, Till

°1974 - Freiburg (Germany). Lives and works in Marseille.
With a passion for applied geography, visual artist Till Roeskens belongs to the family of explorers. His work evolves out of his discovery of a given territory and those who are trying to draw their own paths through it ...

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 ...

Silver, Shelly

°1957 - Brooklyn, New York (United States).
Shelly Silver (1957, New-York ) attended Cornell University, graduating in 1980 with a B.A. in Intellectual History, and a B.F.A. in Mixed Media and subsequently attended the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program ...

Suermondt, Robert

°1961 - Geneva (Switzerland). Lives and works in Brussels and The Hague.
Robert Suermondt studied at the Ecole Supérieure d’Arts Visuels in Genève and at the Rijksakademie voor Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. In his films, Suermondt demonstrates an explicit attitude towards the exploration of the dramatic potential of anonymous places as well of his own way of looking. The boundaries between the act of looking and the act of filming are never clearly drawn ...

Voignier, Marie

°1974 - Ris-Orangis (France). Lives and works in Paris.
Marie Voignier’s work is constantly seeking to explore the intertwinement of imaginary and factual elements in reality itself ...

Goryainova, Ira A.

°1984 - Moscow (Russia). Lives and works in Belgium.
Ira A. Goryainova graduated in 2016 as a documentary director from the Brussels' Royal Institute for Theater, Cinema & Sound and received greatest honor for her thesis. Goryainova plays with the expectations of viewers as she often crosses the borders between fiction and non­fiction. Her personal visual and narrative style is dark and often influenced by underground art movements and film ...

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 ...
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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 ...

Benisheva, Stefka

°1988 - Bulgaria.
Stefka Benisheva is interested in objects, mechanical explanations and hypothetical stories. Montage in the broad sense where a pipe and wheel mean sentiment or a skin disease and the stories - funny or not but always sincere, search for the cracks where life appears more beautiful than real. ...

Terziev, Krassimir

°1969 - Dobritch (Bulgaria). Lives and works in Sofia.
Krassimir Terziev (1969, Dobritch, Bulgaria) received a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at Sofia University (2012), and is lecturer in the Digital Arts MA Program at the National Academy of Arts in Sofia, where he received an MA in Painting (1997). Terziev is one of the leading Bulgarian contemporary artists ...

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 ...

Decostere, Stefaan

°1955 - Kortrijk (Belgium). Lives and works in Ostend.
Stefaan Decostere 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. ...

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 ...
Repromotion, Jan De Cock, 2010. Courtesy the Artist

De Cock, Jan

°1976 - Etterbeek (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Jan De Cock is renowned for his sculptural installations, which the artist sees as monuments to Modernism. His monumental installations mix often plywood sculptural modules that recall twentieth-century abstraction – formally referring to the modernist and constructivist idioms – with color and black-and-white photographs, video- and film works ...