OVERVIEW ARTISTS

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Messieurs Delmotte

°1967 - Liège (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Messieurs Delmotte positions himself somewhere between reality and imagination, between genius and dilettantism. Distinguishing himself through a formal dress code, poker face expression and meticulously combed hair, Delmotte presents himself as a dashing character (a double) that surprises his audience with – unpredictable and absurd – gestural discoveries ...

Tuerlinckx, Joëlle

°1958 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Joëlle Tuerlinckx (1958, Brussels, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels. Professor at ERG masterII , Brussels (B) and HEAD, Geneve (CH). With Tuerlinckx’s work the conventional distance between the viewer and the art object fades. Her exhibitions are registrations of moments, proposals for temporary relationships between space, time and the world. ...

Marxt, Lukas

°1983 - Schladming (Austria). Lives and works in Cologne and Brussels.
Lukas Marxt was born in 1983 in Schladming/Austria. He studied at the University of Art and Design Linz from 2004 to 2009, and completed the Post-graduate program at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne in 2012. In his work, he is always searching for relics of human impact upon nature ...

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 ...

Lindemans, Gorik

°1956 - Mortsel (Belgium).
In 1999, Gorik Lindemans stopped working as an artist. For more than twenty years he had been, amongst other things, a graphic designer, a children’s book illustrator, a painter, photographer, as well as a video and installation artist. After leaving graphic design, Lindemans started working with video ...

Crabeels, Cel

°1958 - Antwerp (Belgium).
In his videos, installations, photographs and performances, Cel Crabeels toys with the notion of emptiness as being something meaningful, open to a multitude of interpretations. His spatial works often stimulate the audience to interact and experience the environment on a physical level; circumstantial elements play an important role ...

Francese, Marianna

°1988 - Salerno (Italy). Lives and works in France.
Film Director and Visual Artist ...
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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’ ...

Spilliaert, Lisa

°1990 - Tokyo (Japan). Lives and works in Belgium and Japan.
Lisa Spilliaert, daughter of a Japanese mother and a Belgian father, was born in Tokyo in 1990 and moved to Belgium in 2007. In 2013 she received her Master's degree in Photography at KASK in Ghent. In 2014 she won the Fine Arts Award of the Province of West-Flanders ...

Convents, Cherica

°1950 - Diest (Belgium).
Cherica Clara Convents (1950, Belgium) lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium. She studied film and photography at NARAFI Brussels and St LUCAS Institute Brussels (Belgium); and experimental film at Psychopolis Den Haag (Netherlands). Her main interests include symbolism, metaphysics, mysticism ...

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. ...

Cos, Teresa

°1982 - Latisana, Friuli-Venezia-Giulia (Italy). Lives and works in the European Union.
Teresa Cos investigates the human condition, understood as the endless negotiation between individual subjectivities and global societies, embedded conditions of birth and displaced nomadic becomings ...

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. ...

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 ...

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) ...

Adepoju, Aisha

°1995 - Mönchengladbach (Germany). Lives and works in Brussels.
Aisha Adepoju studies documentary film at the RITCS in Brussels, where she has lived for several years now, after growing up in the province of West Flanders. She is fascinated by social theme’s. Images from her daily life, photography and illustrations are an important source of inspiration. Adepoju doesn’t necessarily project her ideas on the screen ...
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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. ...