OVERVIEW ARTISTS

Colinet, André

°1955 - Belgium. Lives and works in Brussels.
"Andre Colinet works and lives in Brussels. He studied at the RITCS in Brussels and since 1990 he has been lecturing at the high school of arts Sint-Lukas in Brussels. His countless independently produced documentaries and video works exclusively treat with subjects and people who can be directly related to his personal life world ...

Geenen, Pieter

°1979 - Hasselt (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Pieter Geenen’s work consists of audiovisual impressions of physical space, in relation to time and duration. The landscapes, public spaces and fragments of ordinary life he films, seem to represent space, but only as a reference, a mere abstraction. Geenen searches for patterns and structures: human presence becomes small and anonymous ...

Desamory, Lucile

°1977 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Berlin.
"Lucile Desamory is a genuine Bruxelloise, but since mid 2004 she has sought refuge in Berlin. Video maker, DJ, VJ, musician, jack-of-all-trades... As a self-educated woman she has built up a broad audiovisual oeuvre, ranging between slapstick and trash, electro and chanson, the absurd and the fantastic ...

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 ...

Gaillet, Jaad

°1990 - Paris (France). Lives and works in France.
Videomaker and Film Director ...

Jacobs, Rob

°1989 - Mortsel (Belgium).
Rob Jacobs (°1989, Belgium) is a PhD-researcher, connected to the University of Antwerp in Belgium and the University of Aarhus in Denmark. His work concentrates on contested official representations of Belgian colonialism and artistic/activist reinterpretations of the colonial past in public spaces in Belgium and DR Congo ...

Persijn, Jurgen

°1966 - Waregem (Belgium)
During a short period of three years, immediately after graduating from Sint-Lukas University College of Art and Design, Jurgen Persijn (°1966, Waregem) directed three commissioned videotapes in collaboration with Ana Torfs, amongst which, Akarova &. Baugniet/L’entre-deux-guerres (1991) and Mozartmaterial (1993) ...
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Theys, Frank

°1963 - Ukkel (Belgium). Lives and works in Amsterdam.
During his studies in philosophy Frank Theys wrote a dissertation on the German 19th century composer Richard Wagner. After his studies, he and his brother Koen checked the intrigues with the scenarios of the epic cycle Ring des Nibelungen and the opera Parsifal, both by Wagner, resulting in the epoch making two volume video Lied van mijn Land (Song of my Soil, 1982 - 1988) ...

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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De Bemels, Antonin

°1975 - Brussels (Belgium).
Antonin De Bemels works with diverse media, including drawing, electronic music, photography, and writing. His super-8 films are shot frame by frame. The camera records automatically, its shutter-speed increasing or decreasing according to the levels of light it captures ...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Augustijnen, Sven

°1970 - Mechelen (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Sven Augustijnen (°1970 in Mechelen) studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, the Hoger Sint-Lukas Instituut in Brussels, and at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht. His work concentrates mainly on the tradition of portraiture and the porous boundaries between fiction and reality, using a hybrid of genres and techniques to disorienting effect ...

Kobland, Ken

°1946 - The Bronx, New York (United States). Lives and works in New York.
Ken Kobland is an independent film and video artist, collaborating at times with performing artists such as Philip Glass or The Wooster Group. He retains a critical distance and poetical tension that seem to be lacking in a media-dominated society. As spectators, we are invited to look and interpret actively, rather than to passively identify with emotions suggested by a continued storyline ...

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 ...

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 ...