OVERZICHT KUNSTENAARS

Saleh Mohamedali, Nizar

°1987 - DR Congo
Nizar Saleh Mohamedali is a graphic designer, filmmaker and photographer. In 2013 he followed a film training in Kinshasa, organised by INSAS. Currently he is finishing his studies in visual communication at the Académie des Beaux-Arts. Nizar has worked on several documentaries and, together with fellow filmmaker Paul Shemisi, founded the production house 'Kimpavita films' ...

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 ...
Disorient, Laurent Van Lancker, 2010 © the artist & producer

Aigner, Florence

°1975 - Luxembourg. Lives and works in Brussels.
With an academic background in Refugee Studies, Aigners artistic practice focuses on issues related to memory, belonging and the material culture of people in exile. Through participatory processes, she is creating situations from which narratives and images can emerge. As a filmmaker she collaborated with Laurent Van Lancker on 'Surya' and 'disorient'. ...

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) ...

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 ...

Vanagt, Sarah

°1976 - Brugges (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Sarah Vanagt (1976, Brugges, Belgium) makes documentaries, video installations and photos, in which she combines her interest for history with her interest for (the origins of) cinema. Her graduation film AFTER YEARS OF WALKING (2003) looks at the rewriting of Rwandan history after the genocide of 1994 ...

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 ...
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Reinke, Steve

°1963 - Ontario (Canada). Lives and works in Chicago.
In his darkly witty works, the artist, writer and professor Steve Reinke appropriates everything he sees and creates multiple fictions, making his improbable scenarios and appalling fantasies sound completely reasonable. He lures us into complicity, then take us one step beyond, into a region we cannot occupy comfortably ...

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. ...

Bucquoy, Jan

°1945 - Harelbeke (Belgium).
Jan Bucquoy (°1945, Harelbeke, Belgium) lives and works in Belgium. He studied Literature in Grenoble, Philosophy in Ghent, film directing in Brussels (INSAS) and Political Science in Strasbourg. His work - feature films, comic strips, theatre and literature - is mainly satirical in nature, with a slight touch of anarchism. ...
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Pauwels, Eric

°1953 - Antwerp (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Filmmaker, writer and film lecturer Eric Pauwels started his career with what he calls ‘cinéma mémoire’, or ethnographic documentary. He obtained his PHD in cinematography in Paris with a documentary on the ‘possessed’ in Indonesia. Afterwards, eager to step out of his role of being a spectator, Pauwels begins to make dance videos and works of fiction ...

Lorand, Michel

°1961 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Michel Lorand (1961, Brussels, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. Through the construction of movements, dislocations and shifts in perspective he examines the creation of particular interpretational areas among the various interpretational elements that embody his projects: architectural signs, tension between text and images, time passing by, the perception of sound and voice. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

Op de Beeck, Hans

°1969 - Turnhout (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Hans Op de Beeck (1969, Turnhout, Belgium) studied at the high school of arts Sint-Lukas in Brussels and the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam. As a multi-disciplinary artist he makes use of various media, like video, sculptural installations, photography, text, animation and drawings. The medium is carefully selected, always looking for some kind of parallel world, an ageless nowhere ...

Schwindt, Grace

°1979 - Offenbach (Germany). Lives and works in London.
Grace Schwindt, born 1979, is a German artist based in London. Her practice involves film, live performance, sculpture and drawing. Zeno X Gallery in Antwerp represents her. Her work has been featured in solo presentation at White Columns Gallery in New York and the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, at South London Gallery, among others ...
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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.. ...

de Tapol, Aymeric

°1974 - France. Lives and works in Brussels.
Born in 1974 , Aymeric de Tapol started to listening the sound carefully by filming with HI8 camera in 1998 at Toulouse Music university the color of the doors where musicien played behind it .Each doors contains the colors of the instruments departement. What ever he his composer,Sound-Engineer for film, art Video, documentary, radio Création . He lives right now in Brussels ...