OVERVIEW ARTISTS

Van Kerckhoven, Anne-Mie

°1951 - Antwerpen (Belgium). Lives and works in Antwerp.
Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK studied graphic design at the Fine Arts Academy of Antwerp. A straightforward feminist tone pervades in all her works, in which the erotic meets machine-fetishism. She explores the relation between art, science, politics and social issues. ...

Vermeir, Katleen

°1973 - Bornem (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
The work of Vermeir revolves around the invisible topographical traces of a city, as well as a series of ‘tableaux vivants’, video paintings identifying universal aspects of human attitudes and architectural models. The collaborative work with her partner Rony Heiremans examines the dynamic relation between art, architecture and economy, and its mediation in private and public spheres. ...

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. ...

Van der Auwera, Emmanuel

°1982 - Brussels (Belgium).
Emmanuel Van der Auwera makes videos, photos and installations with which he unravels notions such as making the invisible visible, the void, loss or emptiness. A cryptic perception of reality emerges from the political, historical or scientific context and references which he includes in his work. The things he interacts with are on the verge of change ...

Vermeire, Katrien

°1979 - Ostende (Belgium).
Katrien Vermeire (1979, Belgium) studied photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent and Art History (BA) at Ghent University. The winner of the 4th annual Fine Arts Award of the Province of West-Flanders (BE) in 2002, she has been working as an independent artist since, developing a distinctive style that is not only highly poetic but also very varied and layered ...

Vicente, Laurent

°1973 - Cannes (France).
Laurent Vicente studied graphic and web design in Toulouse, France. In 1998, while working for different computer engineering companies, he co-founded the collective video studio D-Tracks, which created several television programs and experimental documentary films. His work is featured in the collection of the Maison de la Photographie, in Paris ...

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 ...

Vogel, François

°1971 - Meudon (France).
Francois Vogel was born and raised in Meudon, a Paris suburb. He began scientific studies while practicing drawing, painting and animation. After art studies, he travels to the pacific to do his military service as a drummer in New Caledonia ...
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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. ...

Van Damme, Philippe

°1965 - Brussels (Belgium).
Philippe Van Damme’s main preoccupation seems to be the city, its construction and the notion of time reflected in it. In Rue de l’Avenir he zooms in on a hundred year old demolished street in Brussels. For Der Landmesser am Japanischen Palais he went to Dresden and discovered (what did you expect?) a completely different city ...

Vekemans, Emilien


Emilien Vekemans graduated as an actor at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion. Since then he has acted in the theatre and in films; he has participated in various young creations (web series, plays for a young public). Zoufs is the first film where he spent all his time behind the camera. ...

Vandeweerd, Pierre-Yves

°1969 - Rocourt (Belgium).
Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd was trained as an anthropologist and journalist specializing in African civilizations. His work is deeply rooted in the tradition of Cinema réel. Most of it has been filmed in Africa, especially in Mauritania and the Sudan, countries throughout which he undertook long travels, accumulating footage of political conflict and the human suffering caused by it. ...

Vanhoe, Reinaart

°1972 - Kortrijk (Belgium). Lives and works in Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Jakarta (Indonesia).

Vanhee, Sarah

°1980 - Oostende (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Sarah Vanhee's artistic practice is linked to performance, visual arts and literature, and unfolds in various environments. “I create temporary, porous yet clearly defined spaces in which I analyze existing realities and confront those with an absurd, utopic or poetic proposal. From this friction different narratives, landscapes, practices and fictions emerge ...

Vromman, Jan

°1958 - Wingene (Belgium).
The media used by the socially-focused artist Jan Vromman includes both video documentaries as well as text, theatre, fiction films and more recently multimedia projects. With Vromman it is not the primary amazement of all that is exotic, but his own experience, the things he is familiar with, that define his choices. ...

Villevoye, Roy

°1960 - Maastricht (The Netherlands). Lives and works in Amsterdam.
In his work Roy Villevoye explores issues around anthropological representation, the conventions of documentary filmmaking and the legacy of colonialism. Even though his videos, often realized in collaboration with Jan Dietvorst, are frequently considered documentaries, he distances himself explicitly from the genre, by freeing himself from a number of characteristic conventions. ...
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Van den Broeck, Hans

°1964 - Belgium. Lives and works in Brussels.
Hans Van den Broeck serves as artistic director of performance group SOIT (Stay Only If Temporary) and is co-founder of Les Ballets C de la B. He has created and toured internationally with several pieces such as "Everyman", "Eat, Eat, Eat", "La Sortie" or "Lac des Singes" ...

van. Dienderen, An

°1971 - Brasschaat, Antwerp (Belgium). Lives and works in Ghent.
An van. Dienderen (1971, Braaschaat, Belgium) is a filmmaker and obtained a PhD in Comparative Cultural Sciences. She made several (inter)nationally awarded films, published in (inter)national journals and directs a small non profit art production company (Elektrischer Schnellseher) ...
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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 ...

Vanagt, Sarah

°1976 - Brugges (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Sarah Vanagt (1976, Brugges, Belgium) makes documentaries, video installations and photos, in which she combines her interest for history with her interest for (the origins of) cinema. Her graduation film AFTER YEARS OF WALKING (2003) looks at the rewriting of Rwandan history after the genocide of 1994 ...
Disorient, Laurent Van Lancker, 2010 © the artist & producer

Van Lancker, Laurent

°1969 - Brussel (Belgium).
Laurent Van Lancker (1969, Brussels, Belgium) studied both Film and Anthropology, and holds a PhD in Art. He lectures at film schools (INSAS, IAD) and universities (FU Berlin). For Laurent Van Lancker, every project is a new experience, in which a dialogue between form and content, ethics and aesthetics, political and poetical realms is to be found. ...

Van Paesschen, Bram

°1979 - Vilvoorde (Belgium).
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 ...