Tarantino, Maria

°1972 - Milan (Italy). Lives and works in Belgium.
Maria Tarantino (born in Milan in 1972) studied philosophy in Scotland and Italy before settling down in Belgium, where she gradually moves from philosophy to journalism. In Brussels she works for the press, radio and television for several years ...

Avdal, Heine

°1970 - Norway. Lives and works in Oslo and Brussels.
Dancer and choreographer Heine R. Avdal's work revolves mainly around questions of space and its perception, information processing and replication. In his and his company's deepblue performances all elements - video, sound, light, performers, audience - are treated equally as a whole. ...

Vromman, Jan

°1958 - Wingene (Belgium)
The media used by the socially-focused artist Jan Vromman includes both video documentaries as well as text, theatre, fiction films and more recently multimedia projects. With Vromman it is not the primary amazement of all that is exotic, but his own experience, the things he is familiar with, that define his choices. ...

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 ...

Bouché, Claude


Writer and video artist. Creator of 'Figures d'oubli' ('Forgotten Places', 1988), a documentary on the industrial suburb of Seraing. ...

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 ...

Meert, Marc

°1954
"Marc Meert lives and works in Brussels. He studied, among others at the ERG (’Ecole de Recherches Graphiques’). He is one of the active members of PTTL (Plus-Tôt/ Te-Laat), a collective organising video workshops in the Brussels’ community of Sint-Joost-ten-Node, which makes use of audiovisual material to influence the policymaking process of local politics ...

Murray, Alison

°1970 - Nova Scotia (Canada). Lives and works in London (UK)
Alison Murray studied film at the Royal College of Art. Murray’s oeuvre is based upon personal experience and is formally located between experimental cinema, the music video, video art and narrative film ...
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LeCompte, Elizabeth

°1944 - New Jersey
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. ...

Beyens, Bert

°1956 - Geel (Belgium)
Bert Beyens (°1956) is a Belgian filmmaker, known for Jan Cox A Painter's Odyssey (written and directed with Pierre De Clercq, Belgium The Netherlands 1988), and A la Rencontre de Marcel Hanoun (France 1994). He teaches writing and directing at RITCS School of Arts Erasmus University College since 1994 and was the head of the school from 2001 until 2013 (three 4-year mandates) ...

De Cock, Jan

°1976 - Etterbeek. Lives and works in Brussels.
Jan De Cock is renowned for his sculptural installations, which the artist sees as monuments to Modernism. His monumental installations mix often plywood sculptural modules that recall twentieth-century abstraction – formally referring to the modernist and constructivist idioms – with color and black-and-white photographs, video- and film works ...

André, Marie

°1951 - Brussels. Lives and works in Brussels (BE)
Narrative fiction and documentation of performing arts are central to Marie André’s work. The Belgium artist often shows her fascination with the eloquence and significance of everyday gestures, particularly those of women that her work magically captures through the postmodern choreography of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. ...

Hänzel & Gretzel

°1966 - Nancy
Hänzel & Gretzel was the pseudonym of Daniel Mangeon, video artist, author, maker of music videos, television director and image dresser of all sorts, who died in 2000 of AIDS at the age of 34. Throughout his broad oeuvre the recurring themes are a passion for transgressive pop music and an interest in the absurd ...

Van Paesschen, Bram

°1979 - Vilvoorde
Born in 1979, in Vilvoorde, Belgium. Graduated in 2002 from Sint-Lukas Brussels, specialized in film/video documentary. Lives and works in Brussels (except for when he’s elsewhere). Van Paesschen’s work is indebted to various traditions of documentary filmmaking, from ‘classic’ to fake documentary and essayistic formats ...

Augustijnen, Sven

°1970 - Mechelen
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 ...
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Denicolai, Simona

°1972
"Simona Denicolai studied at BRERA in Milan, but until further notice Brussels is her take-off point. She works together with Ivo Provoost. For the description of their work they often refer to the metaphor of the earthworm, which gulps down its context, digests it and casts it back out again in order to survive and be able to move about in its environment ...

Hill, Gary

°1951 - Santa Monica, California (US)
Gary Hill (° 1951, Santa Monica, CA) has worked with a broad range of media – including sculpture, sound, video, installation and performance – since the early 1970’s. His longtime work with intermedia continues to explore an array of issues ranging from the physicality of language, synesthesia and perceptual conundrums to ontological space and viewer interactivity ...

Knorr, Ulrike

°1978 - Dresden (Germany)
"Ulrike Knorr was born in Dresden and she studied visual arts at La Cambre in Brussels. Her work is mainly documentary and it has been shown on the Festival International du Documentaire (Marseille), Filmer à Tout Prix (Brussels) and In Court in Spanish Taragona. Knorr lives and works in Brussel and Berlin." (argos festival 2004 catalogue) ...
Aubier & Patar, UFO's boven Geel, 1999. © the artists

Tavier, Vincent

°1962 - Namur
Vincent Tavier is a Belgian film producer, actor, screenplay writer and director, known for Man Bites Dog (1992), Alléluia (2014) and Ernest & Celestine (2012). ...