OVERVIEW ARTISTS

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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 ...

Benoot, Sofie

°1985 - Bruges (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Documentary filmmaker Sofie Benoot is currently working on Blue Meridian, the second part of a trilogy on "american water" that started with fronterismo (2007) her graduation film project. In her films, she revisits the history and the stories of abandoned and forgotten places which are important to the united states' foundations and mythology. ...

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. ...

Biemann, Ursula

°1955 - Zürich (Switzerland).
Swiss artist, theorist and curator Urusla Biemann's artistic practice is aimed at the representation of gender and identity of minority groups in the media, and in peripheral and border areas ...
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Barry, Orla

°1969 - Wexford, (Ireland). Lives in Brussels and Wexford.
The strongly poetic and lyrical work of Orla Barry crosses a wide variety of media whilst evoking undercurrents of emotion and drawing on Irish disciplines of poetry and song. An interest in language stands central to her work; via frequently associative techniques she researches the semantics of her mother tongue and it’s cultural imbedding and implications. ...
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Bonnemaison, Michel

°1923 - Paris (France).
Michel Bonnemaison referred to himself as a ‘professional European’. His work touched on such diverse subjects as cinema, media rhetoric, overland and sea trade and transport, travel overseas and, at a later stage, he was increasingly interested in theology. ...

Bünger, Erik

°1976 - Växjo (Sweden). Lives and works in Berlin and Stockholm.
The Swedish artist, composer, musician and writer Erik Bünger (1976) works with re-contextualising existing media in performances, installations and web projects. In Gospels, sections of Hollywood interviews are removed from their original contexts, interacting to form a new, seemingly coherent whole ...

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 ...

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. ...

Bucquoy, Jan

°1945 - Harelbeke (Belgium).
Jan Bucquoy (°1945, Harelbeke, Belgium) lives and works in Belgium. He studied Literature in Grenoble, Philosophy in Ghent, film directing in Brussels (INSAS) and Political Science in Strasbourg. His work - feature films, comic strips, theatre and literature - is mainly satirical in nature, with a slight touch of anarchism. ...

Bernatchez, Patrick

°1972 - Montreal (Canada).
Born in 1972, Patrick Bernatchez lives and works in Montréal. He was the Québec finalist for the 2010 Sobey Art Award. His work has been featured in a number of solo exhibitions, at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2010); Galerie Bertrand Grimont, Paris (2009 and 2012); West, Netherlands (2009 and 2012); and Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal (2011). ...

Bennett, Justin

°1964 - Nuneaton, Warwickshire (United Kingdom).
Justin Bennett’s work covers a wide range of genres, from (audio-)visual arts to music. Central to his thinking and work are a process-orientated approach and an interest in the elasticity of the concept of ‘space’. Bennett produces (reworked) field recordings, drawings, performances, installations, photographs, videos and essays ...

Borenstein, Amir

°1969 - Haifa (Israel). Lives and works in Brussels.
Amir Borenstein and Effi Weiss 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. ...

Boccara, Tom

°1990 - Brussels (Belgium).
Tom Boccara was born on 22 February 1990 in Brussels (Belgium). While following a traditional school curriculum, he actually spent most of his time at the circus school in Brussels, where he developed a passion for the art of the clown, acrobatics and juggling. He had always loved cinema and at the age of 18 he entered the Institut des Art de Diffusion, where he started studying direction ...
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Battersby, Cooper

°1971 - Penticton, British Columbia (Canada).
Cooper Battersby (b. 1971, Penticton British Columbia, Canada) and Emily Vey Duke (b. 1972, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada) have been working collaboratively since 1994. They work in printed matter, installation, curation and sound, but their primary practice is the production of single-channel video. ...

Bernardet, Thomas

°1975 - Fréjus (France).
Thomas Bernardet studied photography and video art at the Beaux-arts in Toulouse and Marseille, and as an exchange student at the Kent Institute of Art and Design. His work addresses the conditions in which an image, whether still or moving, is captured and shown. The presence of abstraction in documentary images is also a recurring theme. ...