Dardenne, Jean-Pierre

°1951 - Engis (Belgium)
Dardenne brothers, Belgian filmmakers known for their starkly realistic approach to working-class themes and characters. In addition to directing, Jean-Pierre Dardenne (b. April 21, 1951, Engis, Belgium) and Luc Dardenne (b. March 10, 1954, Awirs, Belgium) also wrote and produced their movies ...

Patar, Vincent

"Vincent Patar studied together Stéphane Aubier with visual arts at La Cambre, where they had previously been engaged in animation sequences, and they spent some time in Disney animation-training in the US ...

François, Jan

°1961 - Lives and works in Brussels.
"After his studies Jan François spent a considerable amount of time working in the domains of archaeology and art restoration and he also made sets for theatrical and opera productions, before focussing from 1995 onwards on several forms of visual arts. He calls his working methods predominantly architectural, in thinking patterns, design and composition ...

Ra'ad, Walid

°1967 - Chbanieh (Lebanon).
Walid Ra’ad, a Libanese refugee, is trained as a photographer and holds a PhD in Visual and Cultural Studies. He analyses mass media images and narratives on war, more precisely in the context of the Lebanese civil war that started in 1975. To Ra’ad, ‘war’ is not a given chronology of facts, but an abstraction constituted by various discourses ...

Opsomer, Els

°1968 - Gent (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Els Opsomer is a video artist, photographer and graphic designer. The complexity of daily reality fascinates her. Drawing from her ever-growing archive of urban images, she compiles personal reinterpretations of global reality, revealing its polymorphic and multi-coloured textures and many illusive sounds and languages buzzing through the streets and over the squares ...

LeCompte, Elizabeth

°1944 - New Jersey (United States).
Elizabeth LeCompte is an American director of experimental theater, dance and media. A founding member of The Wooster Group, she has directed that ensemble since its emergence in the late 1970s. ...

Kolb, Wolfgang

°1956 - Überlingen (Germany). Lives and works in Brussels.
Wolfgang Herman Kolb completed his film studies at INSAS (Institut National Supérieur des arts de spectacle), Brussels. For several years Kolb filmed the work of dancer and choreographer Roxane Huilmand, while she was working with Rosas and creating her own pieces. He found a strong and demanding language, rejoining that of Huilmand ...

Lambrechts, Franciska

°1967 - Ninove (Belgium).
Franciska Lambrechts (1967, Ninove, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels. She studied Video and Film at Sint-Lucas, Brussels. Lambrechts makes films and videos, but she also makes installations in which she combines moving images with other, more ‘handcrafted’ art forms such as drawing, painting and sculpture. This interdisciplinary way of working often has a sour, provocative side. ...

Meessen, Vincent

°1971 - Baltimore (United States). Lives and woks in Brussels.
The work of Vincent Meessen riddles, in the best sense. The way in which his projects connect forms of the documentary with performance and fictional elements makes them immune to all simple categorization ...

Lederlin, Jacques

°1950 - Grenoble (France).
Jacques Lederlin is a creator of movie soundtracks. In 1999, the film GARAGE OLIMPO, with a soundtrack by Lederlin, was presented in Cannes. Lederlin is also knows as Joeëlle de la Casinière’s long-standing artistic and musical partner. ...

Boccara, Tom

°1990 - Brussels (Belgium).
Tom Boccara was born on 22 February 1990 in Brussels (Belgium). While following a traditional school curriculum, he actually spent most of his time at the circus school in Brussels, where he developed a passion for the art of the clown, acrobatics and juggling. He had always loved cinema and at the age of 18 he entered the Institut des Art de Diffusion, where he started studying direction ...

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 ...

Bismuth, Pierre

°1963 - Neuilly-sur-Seine (France). Lives and works in New York and Brussels.
Bismith investigates our perception of reality and our relationship to cultural products, through the manipulation of artistic objects. ...

Debauche, Jen

°1978 - Charleroi (Belgium).

Eisenhoet, Bedrich

°1963 - Brussels (Belgium).
Writer and video artist. Co-director of De Ezel van Buridan (Buridan's Donkey), created together with Frank Theys in 1990 as a message for the Belgian king Baudouin on his birthday, concerning a subject very dear to the king: youth and the search for identity in a multicultural society. ...

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. ...

Beaubois, Franck

°1967 - France
"Franck Beaubois is French by origin, but for a considerable period time he lives in Brussels. He followed a training in plastic arts in Caen and Avignon, where he became part of the collective Faits Divers and he collaborated on a number of interactive installations and public performances. Then he devoted himself to dance studies, mainly focused on improvisation ...

Reijniers, Anne

°1992 - Deurne (Belgium).
Anne Reijniers (Belgium, 1992) graduated in 2014 in the Master of Audio-Visual Arts from Luca school of Arts Brussels. Her fiction film Looking at Marie is been shown at EMAF (DE), OFFoff (BE) and Cinematek (BE) amongst other places.In an extra master at KASK Ghent in 2014-2016 she focused on documentary ...

Israël, Thomas

°1975 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
The Brussels-based multimedia artist Thomas Israël proposes immersive, interactive works in the form of video installations, sculptures and performances. Having begun his career in theatre, his atypical approach to digital arts revolves around the themes of the body, time and the subconscious ...