Mannaerts, Valérie

°1974 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
In her work, Mannaerts extends the method of collage to spatial objects. She explores the physiognomic qualities of things, questioning the relation between organic and inorganic forms, the presence and autonomy of objects as well as the histories sedimented within them. Mannaerts works in different media (installation, drawing, photography,...). In film the artist worked in Super 8. ...

Dunoyer, Vincent

°1962 - Neilly-sur-Seine (France).
Vincent Dunoyer began his professional career in 1989 as a dancer for Wim Vandekeybus, then joined Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker’s company Rosas from 1990 to 1996. In 1997/98, he performed and toured internationally '3 solos for Vincent', choreographed for him by The Wooster Group, Steve Paxton and De Keersmaeker. Since 1998, he has worked as a free-lance dancer (for Rosas, Raimund Hoghe.. ...

Morris, Wendy

°1960 - Walvis Bay (Namibia). Lives in Deerlijk (Belgium).
Wendy Morris is a Belgian-based visual artist and animated filmmaker. Her work explores fictional, documentary and autobiographical genres and is frequently concerned with colonial migrations and histories of religious dissent. A South African artist, born in Namibia, the focus of her work has been on the two-way traffic between Europe and Southern Africa ...
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d'Ursel, Laurent

°1959
"Laurent d’Ursel lives and works in Brussels, where he studied Economy and Philosophy. He has published several books - or "l’oeuvrettes" as he likes to call them - even though he’d rather situate himself within the visual arts ...
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Van den Broeck, Hans

°1964 - Belgium. Lives and works in Brussels.
Hans Van den Broeck serves as artistic director of performance group SOIT (Stay Only If Temporary) and is co-founder of Les Ballets C de la B. He has created and toured internationally with several pieces such as "Everyman", "Eat, Eat, Eat", "La Sortie" or "Lac des Singes" ...
The Roof, James Nares, 1975. Courtesy the Artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

Nares, James

°1953 - London (UK). Lives and works in New York.
Painter, no wave-musician, performer and filmmaker James Nares was born in London and moved to New York in 1973 where he lives and works. His early video and performance experiments with gestures and objects from the mid 1970s, executed on the rooftop of his Downtown studio, have a particular consistency and elegance. ...
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Touijer, Nadia

°1976 - Tunis (Tunisia).
Nadia Touijer (°1976, Tunis, Tunisia) graduated from the National Higher Institute of Performing Arts (INSAS) Belgium. Writer, editor and director, she has worked on dozens of projects as a script writer and editor. She previously directed several short films and documentaries, such as 'The Refuge', 'Crossing' and 'Precipice' and is currently working on her first feature film ...

Moorman, Charlotte

°1933 - Little Rock, Arkansas (United States).
Madeline Charlotte Moorman Garside was an American cellist, performance artist, and advocate for avant-garde music. Referred to as the "Jeanne d'Arc of new music," she was the founder of the Annual Avant Garde Festival of New York and a frequent collaborator of Korean artist Nam June Paik. ...

Dardenne, Luc

°1954 - Awirs (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 ...

Krüger, Peter

°1970 - Ghent (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Peter Krüger is working as an independent writer/director and producer. As a writer/director he has been making documentaries, fiction as well as music-theatre productions. In his work, he often investigates the borders between fiction and documentary. His last film 'Antwerp Central' won the Grand Prize at the International Festival of Films on Art in Montréal (Canada) ...

Martirosyan, Nora

°1973 - Yerevan (Armenia). Lives and works in Montpellier.
Nora Martirosyan (1973, Armenia) lives and works in France, Italy, and Armenia. After her studies in Amsterdam at the Gerriet Rietveld Academy in the Netherlands she continued with the residency programs in Le Fresnoy (France) and Rijksakademie (Amsterdam) ...

Cristea, Alina

°1989 - Romania
Alina Cristea (1989) is a Romanian artist working with photography and film, currently living and working in Brussels and Bucharest. She uses photography to reflect on inner thinking processes - mostly her own - but also on mentalities in the work "Bucharest. The City - Me" and psychological states in bluebird . She is also interested in how the particular is relevant for depicting the universal. ...
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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 ...

de Pierpont, Philippe

°1955 - Brussels (Belgium).
"Philippe de Pierpont is a genuine jack-of-all-trades. He studied art history in Brussels and he worked as a scriptwriter for comic strips and films (among them L’Héritier, Belgium, 1998) and on various editions (Journal Burundais, Hors la Boxe) ...

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. ...

Suermondt, Robert

°1961 - Geneva (Switzerland). Lives and works in Brussels and The Hague.
Robert Suermondt studied at the Ecole Supérieure d’Arts Visuels in Genève and at the Rijksakademie voor Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. In his films, Suermondt demonstrates an explicit attitude towards the exploration of the dramatic potential of anonymous places as well of his own way of looking. The boundaries between the act of looking and the act of filming are never clearly drawn ...

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 ...

de La Casinière, Joëlle

°1944 - Casablanca
Joëlle de La Casinière (1944, Casablanca, Morocco) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. She is continually educating herself in graphic poetry on various kinds of supports (canvas, paper, film, magnetic tape, optical disc). All her videos have in common that they do not research what television transmits, but how it transmits it ...

Destoop, Alexis

°1971 - Kortrijk (Belgium).
Alexis Destoop (1971, Kortrijk, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. He studied philosophy and obtained a post-graduate in the visual arts from Le Fresnoy (Tourcoing). His multilayered constructions in photography, installation and film examine the component elements of storytelling, the experience of time and the processes of identification and memory ...