KUNSTENAARS

Van Waeyenberghe, Inneke

°1977 - Orange (France).
Inneke van Waeyenberghe works and lives in Brussels (Belgium). She studied Audiovisual Arts at the Saint-Lukas Hogeschool (from 1995-1999) in Brussels. She works as a filmeditor and productioncöordinator (multimedia and audiovisual arts) and participated in several projects of Sarah Vanagt, Dora García, Eleni Kamma, a.o. ...

Van der Auwera, Emmanuel

°1982 - Brussels (Belgium).
Emmanuel Van der Auwera makes videos, photos and installations with which he unravels notions such as making the invisible visible, the void, loss or emptiness. A cryptic perception of reality emerges from the political, historical or scientific context and references which he includes in his work. The things he interacts with are on the verge of change ...

van Oldenborgh, Wendelien

°1962 - Rotterdam (The Netherlands).
Wendelien van Oldenborgh (°1962, Rotterdam, Netherlands) is an artist based in Rotterdam, whose practice explores social relations through an investigation of gesture in the public sphere. She received her art education at Goldmiths' College, London during the eighties and lives in the Netherlands again since 2004 ...

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 ...
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Verhoeven, Gert

°1964 - Leuven (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Gert Verhoeven employs various media including drawings, sculptures, videos and installations. In an often ironic and surrealist way, his meta-communicative work investigates the way objects are classified and how their value is determined within various systems. ...

Van Damme, Philippe

°1965 - Brussels (Belgium).
Philippe Van Damme’s main preoccupation seems to be the city, its construction and the notion of time reflected in it. In Rue de l’Avenir he zooms in on a hundred year old demolished street in Brussels. For Der Landmesser am Japanischen Palais he went to Dresden and discovered (what did you expect?) a completely different city ...

Vanderborght, Karen

°1973 - Belgium
Karen Vanderborght lives and works in Brussels. She completed her studies in audio-visual arts at the “Higher Institute for fine Arts, Sint Lucas”, Brussels in 1995. Vanderborght draws most of her inspiration out of the techniques and concepts of cinematography, electronic music, visual arts and fairy tales and revolves them in an anarchistic queer DIY attitude. ...

Vekemans, Emilien


Emilien Vekemans graduated as an actor at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion. Since then he has acted in the theatre and in films; he has participated in various young creations (web series, plays for a young public). Zoufs is the first film where he spent all his time behind the camera. ...
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Visser, Barbara

°1966 - Haarlem (The Netherlands).
In the majority of projects, executed in photography, film, print, text or performance, Barbara Visser has been occupied with the uncertain relationship between registration and dramatization, plays with notions of original and copy, and questions the way history and memory are being shaped by both the individual and society ...

Vanhee, Sarah

°1980 - Oostende (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Sarah Vanhee's artistic practice is linked to performance, visual arts and literature, and unfolds in various environments. “I create temporary, porous yet clearly defined spaces in which I analyze existing realities and confront those with an absurd, utopic or poetic proposal. From this friction diffferent narratives, landscapes, practices and fictions emerge ...
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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" ...

van. Dienderen, An

°1971 - Brasschaat, Antwerp (Belgium). Lives and works in Ghent.
An van. Dienderen (1971, Braaschaat, Belgium) is a filmmaker and obtained a PhD in Comparative Cultural Sciences. She made several (inter)nationally awarded films, published in (inter)national journals and directs a small non profit art production company (Elektrischer Schnellseher) ...
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Van Snick, Philippe

°1946 - Ghent (Belgium).
The work of Philippe Van Snick is characterized by extremely simple forms and by the constant use of the same colours in combination with geometric shapes. Van Snick considers a painting to be much more than just a painted surface. The forms, objects and colours he uses never stand wholly alone ...
Disorient, Laurent Van Lancker, 2010 © the artist & producer

Van Lancker, Laurent

°1969 - Brussel (Belgium).
Laurent Van Lancker (1969, Brussels, Belgium) studied both Film and Anthropology, and holds a PhD in Art. He lectures at film schools (INSAS, IAD) and universities (FU Berlin). For Laurent Van Lancker, every project is a new experience, in which a dialogue between form and content, ethics and aesthetics, political and poetical realms is to be found. ...
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Van Kerckhoven, Anne-Mie

°1951 - Antwerpen (Belgium). Lives and works in Antwerp.
Anne-Mie Van Kerckhoven aka AMVK studied graphic design at the Fine Arts Academy of Antwerp. A straightforward feminist tone pervades in all her works, in which the erotic meets machine-fetishism. She explores the relation between art, science, politics and social issues. ...

Vermeir, Katleen

°1973 - Bornem (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
The work of Vermeir revolves around the invisible topographical traces of a city, as well as a series of ‘tableaux vivants’, video paintings identifying universal aspects of human attitudes and architectural models. The collaborative work with her partner Rony Heiremans examines the dynamic relation between art, architecture and economy, and its mediation in private and public spheres. ...

Van den Abeele, Michael

°1974 - Brussels (Belgium).
There is hardly any stylistic continuity or mannerism in the diverse parallel activities of Michael Van den Abeele (°1974), going from post-surrealist drawing over animation-video to commodity objects and song-performances. But instead of being separated out from one another, they should be seen as embracing or instigating each other in an almost hysterical way ...

Volckaert, Didier

°1971 - Belgium. Lives and works in Ghent.
Didier Volckaert obtained a Master Degree in Visual Arts and Experimental Cinema at the St Lukas School of Art in Brussels, and is a PhD. Researcher at RITS / University of Brussels. He mainly made documentaries, largely inspired, both with regards to form and content, by experimental films and pre-cinema. He is also a curator, teacher and visual artist. ...

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 ...

Vermeulen, Angelo

°1971 - Sint-Niklaas (Belgium).
Angelo Vermeulen is a visual artist, filmmaker, biologist, author, and activist. His research in ecology, environmental pollution and teratology informs his art, which includes bio installations, experimental setups incorporating living organisms and science fiction references. His projects include ‘Blue Shift’, a Darwinian art project in collaboration with evolutionary biologist Prof ...

Vicente, Laurent

°1973 - Cannes (France).
Laurent Vicente studied graphic and web design in Toulouse, France. In 1998, while working for different computer engineering companies, he co-founded the collective video studio D-Tracks, which created several television programs and experimental documentary films. His work is featured in the collection of the Maison de la Photographie, in Paris ...

Van der Avoort, Boris

°1967 - Belgium
Boris Van der Avoort was born in Belgium in 1967. He studied photography at the Ecole Supérieure des Arts Visuels de la Cambre (1992) and at I.N.S.A.S (the Institut National des Arts du Spectacle), graduating in film editing in 1995. He has been showing his photographic work at individual and group exhibitions in Belgium and abroad since 1990 ...
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Van den Boom, Raoul

°1937 - Antwerp (Belgium).

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. ...

Vanhoe, Reinaart

°1972 - Kortrijk (Belgium). Lives and works in Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Jakarta (Indonesia).

Vergara, Angel

°1958 - Mieres (Spain). Lives and works in Brussels.
Angel Vergara grew up in Brussels. His body of work contains a wide range of media and disciplines, including performances, drawings, paintings, videos and installations, and a bar. Audiovisual material plays an important role in the majority of Vergara’s exhibitions, as well as making up a substantial part of his work ...

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. ...

Villevoye, Roy

°1960 - Maastricht (The Netherlands). Lives and works in Amsterdam.
In his work Roy Villevoye explores issues around anthropological representation, the conventions of documentary filmmaking and the legacy of colonialism. Even though his videos, often realized in collaboration with Jan Dietvorst, are frequently considered documentaries, he distances himself explicitly from the genre, by freeing himself from a number of characteristic conventions. ...

van Dam, George

°1964 - Windhoek, Khomas (Namibia).
The Namibian-born violinist George Alexander van Dam has been a committed performer of contemporary music since the early stages of his career ...

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 ...
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Van Es, Hubert

°1937 - Antwerp (Belgium).
Hubert Van Es is the pseudonym for Flor Bex. Under this name, the former director of the Antwerp ICC and founder of the M HKA, the museum for contemporary Art in Antwerp, created several videoworks in the 1970', among which "Experiments for auto-communication", which is part of the Argoscollection. Bex was director of the Muhka until 2002. ...

Van Paesschen, Bram

°1979 - Vilvoorde (Belgium).
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 ...

Vostell, Wolf

°1932 - Leverkusen (Germany).
Wolf Vostell was a German painter and sculptor of the second half of the 20th century. Wolf Vostell is considered one of the early adopters of Video art, Environment, Installation, Happening and the Fluxus Movement. Techniques such as blurring and the Dé-collage are characteristic of his work, as is embedding objects in concrete. ...

Verstockt, Mark

°1930 - Lokeren (Belgium).
After a short stay at the University of Ghent, Mark Verstockt started his studies at the Antwerp Arts Academy around 1950. In his collaborations with Dan Van Severen he develops a style of lyrical abstraction, following the examples of Parisian painters such as Hans Hartung and Georges Mathieu. Verstockt worked mainly in Antwerp, but his success does not end at the borders of Belgium ...