OVERZICHT KUNSTENAARS

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Suleiman, Elia

°1960 - Nazareth (Israel). Lives and works in New York and Nazareth.
Filmmaker Elia Suleiman was born in Nazareth, well after the establishment in 1948 of the state of Israel in historic Palestine. He lived in New York and Paris in self-imposed exile, before returning to the land of his birth to look for his roots. He now commutes between New York and Nazareth. He made his first work, Introduction to the End of an Argument / Speaking for oneself.. ...

Khani, Fleur

°1986
Fleur Khani is a Brussels based artist, performer and writer. As an upcoming theatre maker, she got selected for the Danceweb scholarship in Vienna, Austria. She makes her own theatre shows in which she works on the voice, the monstrification of the body and the use of text on stage. She presented the autofictional work Show don’t Tell at the Bâtard Festival (Brussels, Novembre 2012) ...

García, Dora

°1965 - Valladolid (Spain). Lives and works in Barcelona.
Dora García produces drawings, photographs, (sound) installations, performances, videos, and net.art. She is interested in the creation of situations that alter the traditional relationship between artist, artwork and spectator ...

Gigounon, Bernard

°1972 - Mouscron (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
The perceptual ambiguity of cinema, and multiple layers of reality involved in the moving, time-based image, are at the base of Bernard Gigounon’s video work. Our outlook on the world is constantly mediated and determined by all kinds of special effects, but Gigounon carries us back to a proto-cinema ...

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 ...

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 ...
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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’ ...
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Cornelis, Jef

°1941 - Antwerp (Belgium).
For Jef Cornelis, who directed films for Belgian television between 1964 and 1998, it is important that his work should add something extra to the ‘television experience’. Cornelis’s work is primarily a dissection of television itself ...

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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De Gruyter, Jos

°1965 - Geel (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Jos De Gruyter studied at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Fine Arts Department, in the Netherlands. Best known for his collaborations with Harald Thys ...

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 ...

Dietvorst, Jan

°1953 - Bergen Op Zoom (The Netherlands). Lives in Amsterdam.
Jan Dietvorst (1953, Bergen Op Zoom, Netherlands) works with anthropological themes, exploring the making of myth and mythologisation of realities. In his extensive collaborations with Roy Villevoye, he examines these issues in documentary-style video footage shot primarily in parts of former Dutch New Guinea, but refuses to simplify or reduce his subject. ...
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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 ...

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. ...

Marriott, John

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

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. ...

Spilliaert, Clara

°1993 - Tokyo (Japan). Lives and works in Belgium and Japan.
Clara Spilliaert, daughter of a Japanese mother and a Belgian father, was born in Tokyo in 1993 and moved to Belgium in 2009. In 2015 she received her Master's degree in visual arts at LUCA School of Arts in Ghent. Her work has been shown on International Film Festival Rotterdam (Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2015), Be-Part (Waregem, Belgium, 2015), Museum Dr.Guislain (Ghent, Belgium, 2014-15) ...
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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 ...