KUNSTENAARS

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Stern, Eddo

°1972 - Tel Aviv (Israel). Lives in Los Angeles.
Eddo Stern lives and works in Los Angeles. He studied visual arts, new media and computer sciences at the University of California (Santa Cruz) and at the California Institute of the Arts (Valencia, USA). At the Design Media Arts Department of UCLA he teaches courses on game design and culture; computer game development; and physical computing in an art context ...

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 ...

Sala, Anri

°1974 - Tirana (Albania). Lives and works in Paris.
Working in a range of media Sala’s work is often about obscurity – obscurity of images but also of language and experience – which can render it both vexingly subtle and uncomfortably immediate. The artist’s subjects always refer to a political, historical and social context, yet Sala’s visual language of memory is metaphorical and poetically unsettling. ...
Two Girls Downtown Iowa, Summers Elaine, 1973. Courtesy the Artist

Summers, Elaine

°1925 - Perth (Australia). Lives and works in New York.
Elaine Summers, one of the original members of the Judson Dance Theater, is one of the pioneers of conceptual dance from the 1960s and 1970s ...
L'Atelier - Le Public, 2008, Mira Sanders © the artist

Sanders, Mira

°1973 - Uccle (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
'Journal pour un usager de l’espace' is the generic title Mira Sanders has so far given to her overall artistic practise. Such multifaceted title conveys the various aspects of the activity it seeks to cover ...

Spilliaert, Lisa

°1990 - Tokyo (Japan). Lives and works in Belgium and Japan.
Lisa Spilliaert, daughter of a Japanese mother and a Belgian father, was born in Tokyo in 1990 and moved to Belgium in 2007. In 2013 she received her Master's degree in Photography at KASK in Ghent. In 2014 she won the Fine Arts Award of the Province of West-Flanders ...

Smits, George

°1944 - Antwerp (Belgium).
George Smits was a multi-faceted musician and visual artist.  He was a fixture of Antwerp's underground art scene starting in the mid-1960s, and preferably describing himself as a beatnik ...
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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.. ...

Spilliaert, Clara

°1993 - Tokyo (Japan). Lives and works in Belgium and Japan.
Clara Spilliaert, daughter of a Japanese mother and a Belgian father, was born in Tokyo in 1993 and moved to Belgium in 2009. In 2015 she received her Master's degree in visual arts at LUCA School of Arts in Ghent. Her work has been shown on International Film Festival Rotterdam (Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2015), Be-Part (Waregem, Belgium, 2015), Museum Dr.Guislain (Ghent, Belgium, 2014-15) ...

Schaerf, Eran

°1962 - Tel Aviv (Israel). Lives and works in Berlin.
Eran Schaerf (1962, Tel Aviv, Israel) lives and works in Berlin, Germany. He studied architecture from 1978 till 1987, specialising in urbanism, video and photography, at the Hochschüle der Kunste in Berlin. Schaerf works on his videos together with his partner, artist, writer and philosopher Eva Meyer ...

Shin, Jung-Kyun

°1986 - Seoul (Korea).
Shin Jung-Kyun is an emerging artist who often works with video. He has participated in diverse screening events, festivals and projects, and has received several Awards. He has technique, ability of constructing narratives as well as his conceptual attitude as a video artist. He conveys a very personal memory of military service in his work, Universal Story. ...
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Sólyom, András

°1951 - Budapest (Hungary).

Salloum, Jayce

°1958 - Kelowna, British Columbia (Canada). Lives in Vancouver.
Jayce Salloum is the grandson of Lebanese immigrants; the 1975 outbreak of the Lebanese Civil War is a pivotal element in his artistic practice. He studied the historical, social and cultural elements that constitute representation and reflects on the blurred aspects of the (Lebanese) post-colonial condition: life in between the polarities of culture, geography, history and ideology ...

Shaham, Avi

°1953 - Tel Aviv (Israel).
Avi Shaham, initially trained as a sculptor, works in installation, photography and video. His work dwells on man’s subservience to technology and machines. For the installations You are most welcome, Master Lucas (both 2002) and Ancient Machine (2003) he collaborated with Israeli artist Uri Tzaig. ...

Sanders, Angela

°1974 - Zürich (Switzerland).
Visual anthropologist and videomaker. The main focus of Sanders research is transnational migration and mobility, processes of globalization and their impacts on the living and working conditions of human beings. Her academic field research is often accompanied by reflexive ethnographic video essays. ...

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 ...
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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. ...
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Sessa, Alberta

°1967 - Belgium. Lives and works in Brussels.
After her studies (languages and law) at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Alberta Sessa started working in the distribution of documentary and experimental movies (1995-1999). In 1998 she started a series called Le Monde tel qu'il va, based on newspaper clippings ...
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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 ...