OVERZICHT KUNSTENAARS

The Interpreter, 2009 Maria Iorio & Raphaël Cuomo © the artist(s) & producer(s)

Cuomo, Raphaël

°1977 - Delemont (Switzerland). Lives and work in Geneva and Berlin.
Raphaël Cuomo is a Swiss visual artist who performs research at Jan van Eyck Academie in the Netherlands. In recurrent collaborations with artist Maria Iorio he explores basic, sometimes conflicting values of modern-day society and social systems such as states or nations ...

Michels, Bie

°1960 - Kimwenza (Congo). Lives and works in Belgium.
As an artist Bie Michels is an observer. An investigation of the complex relationship that men maintain with objects/things is an investigation of our surrounding, our being. She is interested in the ‘little’ aspects of humanity amidst the ‘big’ society and social contexts. In the impact of contexts on semiotic processes involving objects ...

Heiremans, Ronny

°1962 - Heist-op-den-Berg (Belgium). Lives in Brussels.
Heiremans' fascination for space, landscape and architecture is incorporated in his videos and installations, in which the notion of ‘displacement’ plays an important role. The collaborative work with his partner Katleen Vermeir examines the dynamic relation between art, architecture and economy, and its mediation in private and public spheres. ...
epic (malhame), Julia Meltzer & David Thorne, 2008 © the artists & producer

Thorne, David

°1960 - Boston, Massachusetts (United States). Lives and works in Los Angeles.
David Thorne is a politically engaged artist. He frequently collaborates with Los Angeles based artist Julia Meltzer to produce installations, photographs, and videos that raise questions about the uses of documents and their social, political, and affective impact. ...

Voignier, Marie

°1974 - Ris-Orangis (France). Lives and works in Paris.
Marie Voignier’s work is constantly seeking to explore the intertwinement of imaginary and factual elements in reality itself ...

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 ...

Christiaens, Xavier

°1963 - Brussels (Belgium).
Lives and works in Brussels (Belgium). The self taught film maker Xavier Christiaens conceives his films with uncompromising independence and autonomy, which is rigorous and very demanding towards the medium. This places him in a line along with avant-garde film-makers ...
Avant-garde citizens: Janneke’s story, 2007, Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson © the artists

Castro, Libia

°1970 - Madrid (Spain). Lives in Rotterdam and Berlin.
Libia Pérez de Siles de Castro is a Spanish-born artist currently based in Rotterdam and Berlin. In her collaborations with Ólafur Ólafsson, she explores the ways life, society and the personal are influenced and constructed by socio-economic and political factors. ...
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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 ...

Asselberghs, Herman

°1962 - Mechelen (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Herman Asselberghs practices a cinema of the possible, not one of reality. In a commentary on and a resistance to the tyranny of the absolute spectacle he explores the spaces in between, where (conscious) being is still in full development, where hardening has not yet set in ...

Oki, Dan

°1965 - Zadar (Croatia).
Slobodan Jokić, artist name Dan Oki. Filmmaker and visual artist, professor of film and electronic arts at the University of Split and Zagreb. Belonging to the generation of artists who in 1990s in Amsterdam worked with film and photography, made cinematographic databases and interactive video. Made four independent feature films: Oxygen4, The Performance, The Dark and The Farewell ...
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Scholten, Peter

°1954 - Enschede (The Netherlands). Lives and works in Rotterdam.
Peter Scholten is a freelance documentary and programme maker. He was educated at the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem and at RITS School of Arts in Brussels. He is programmer and policy contributor for Cinema Enschede and works as a lecturer at the Willem de Kooning Academy. ...

Dinçel, Nazli

°1989 - Ankara (Turkey). Currently lives and works in the United States.
Nazli Dinçel’s hand-made work reflects on experiences of disruption. She records the body in context with arousal, immigration, dislocation and desire with the film object: its texture, color and the tractable emulsion of the 16mm material. Her use of text as image, language and sound imitates the failure of memory and her own displacement within a western society ...

Bünger, Erik

°1976 - Växjo (Sweden). Lives and works in Berlin and Stockholm.
The Swedish artist, composer, musician and writer Erik Bünger (1976) works with re-contextualising existing media in performances, installations and web projects. In Gospels, sections of Hollywood interviews are removed from their original contexts, interacting to form a new, seemingly coherent whole ...

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 ...

de Pencier, Nick


Nicholas de Pencier is a director, producer, and director of photography working in documentary, performing arts, and dramatic film. He is President of Mercury Films Inc., the Toronto-based production company he shares with his partner, Jennifer Baichwal. ...

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 ...

Jerez, Maria

°1978 - Madrid (Spain).
Maria Jerez mainly works in: Europe She officially lives in: Madrid Her work travels in between: choreography, cinema and visual arts She is interested in: the unspeakable and the indifference She produces the works: “El Caso del Espectador” (2004), “This Side Up” (2006), “The Perfect Alibi” (2011-12), “ba-deedly-deedly-deedly-dum ba-boop-be-doop!” (2014), “Alma de Rímel & The Glammatics” (201 ...