OVERVIEW ARTISTS

Morris, Wendy

°1960 - Walvis Bay (Namibia). Lives in Deerlijk (Belgium).
Wendy Morris is a Belgian-based visual artist and animated filmmaker. Her work explores fictional, documentary and autobiographical genres and is frequently concerned with colonial migrations and histories of religious dissent. A South African artist, born in Namibia, the focus of her work has been on the two-way traffic between Europe and Southern Africa ...

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 ...

Lederlin, Jacques

°1950 - Grenoble (France).
Jacques Lederlin is a creator of movie soundtracks. In 1999, the film GARAGE OLIMPO, with a soundtrack by Lederlin, was presented in Cannes. Lederlin is also knows as Joeëlle de la Casinière’s long-standing artistic and musical partner. ...

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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Meltzer, Julia

°1968 - Hollywood, California (USA). Lives in Los Angeles.
Julia Meltzer her work takes up subjects ranging from the bureaucracy of secrecy to contemporary politics in the Middle East. She frequently collaborates with Los Angeles based artist David Thorne to produce installations, photographs, and videos that raise questions about the uses of documents and their social, political, and affective impact. ...

Benari, Yasmina

°1979 - Paris (France).
Yasmina Benari's work is focused on memories, both individual and collective, as well as identity, migration, and the notion of political uprising. While her main focus is documentary, her creative space is located on the border between reality and imagination. She treats photographic and animated images as a volume she sculpts, disturbs, and mixes to shape into various forms ...

Marriott, John

°1964 - Vancouver (Canada). Lives and works in Toronto.
John Marriott is a multidisciplinary artist and writer based in Toronto, Canada ...

Pacquée, Ria

°1954 - Antwerpen (Belgium).
Since the seventies, Ria Pacquée has recorded her presence in this world, or rather disguised herself as a specific persona. These personifications, including ‘Madame’ or ‘It’, were ‘played out' in photographs at first, but for some years now she has been recording characters on video as well, displaying a slightly adapted version of her ‘true’ self ...

Debackere, Brecht

°1979 - Belgium
Brecht Debackere studied at the Fine Arts academy in Bruges, Audiovisual art at the RITCS (Brussels) and image & media technology at HKU in Hilversum, and he is a Master of Arts Image synthesis and Computer Animation ...
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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. ...

Leech, Adam

°1973 - San Diego (United States). Lives and works in Brussels.
Adam Leech is a video artist and painter. In his videos, which are more or less static images, he investigates, through the use of his voice, a number of narratives which play on specific moments of psychological and social unease ...

Gwinner, Florian

°1977 - Germany. Lives and works in Berlin.
Florian Gwinner studied Architecture and Visual Communication at the Bauhaus-University in Weimar (Germany), and Art and Design at the Nagoya Zokei University in Japan. In his work, Gwinner constructs a model of a world from the viewpoint that reality and its model are one. ...
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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 ...

Gobyn, Luc

°1963 - Tielt (Belgium). Lives and works in Knokke and Ghent.
Luc Gobyn studied Fine Art at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent, at the (UNAM) Escuela Nacional de Artes Plasticas San Carlos in Mexico-City, and at the Jan Van Eyck Academy in Maastricht, The Netherlands. Gobyn is a multi-facetted artist who uses different techniques. Video, photography, and paintings are all used to express his ideas and his memories of Mexico. ...

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 ...

Arthur, Rebecca Jane

°1984 - Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom).
Rebecca Jane Arthur (b.1984, Edinburgh) is a visual artist working predominantly with the moving image and writing. Her works often revolve around portraits of people and places, and her interest lies in personal stories that depict a socio-political context and history. Arthur obtained her MA in Fine Arts at KASK, Ghent, in 2017 ...

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 ...

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. ...