de Boer, Manon

°1966 - Kodaikanal (India).
Manon de Boer (India, 1966) lives and works in Brussels, where she is a member of the artist collective Auguste Orts, created in 2006. She studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Rotterdam and at the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam ...
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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" ...
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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. ...
La Commune (de Paris 1871), 1999 Peter Watkins © the artist & producers

Watkins, Peter

°1935 - Norbiton (United States). Lives and works in Lithuania.
Peter Watkins is one of the main pioneers of docudrama. Since the late 1950s he has been searching for strategies to overcome the passive and hierarchical relationship that cinema and television generally establish with their audience. Most of his films combine dramatic and documentary elements, and he often uses non-professional actors. ...

Dumon, Dirk

°1943
"Dirk Dumon studied at the RITCS film academy in Brussels and he worked for the former BRTN (now VRT). He made some fifty documentaries, focussing for the most part on the sociological, anthropological and cultural-scientific, with an emphasis on the Third World ...

Murcof

°1970 - Tijuana (Mexico). Lives and works in Spain.
Murcof is the performing and recording name of Mexican electronica artist Fernando Corona. Corona was born in 1970 in Tijuana, Mexico and raised in Ensenada. He was for a time a member of the Tijuana-based Nortec Collective of electronic musicians under the Terrestre project name. In 2000 he returned to Tijuana. Since 2006 Corona lives in Barcelona, Spain. ...

Kötter, Daniel

°1975 - Bergisch Gladbach (Germany). Lives and works in Berlin.
Daniel Kötter is a director and video artist whose work oscillates deliberately between different media and institutional contexts, combining techniques of structuralist film with documentary elements and experimental music theater. His work has been shown in numerous galleries, video festivals, concert halls and theatres all over the world. ...

Van Imschoot, Myriam

°1969 - Ghent. Lives and works in Brussels.
Myriam Van Imschoot is an artist active in performance, film, sound poetry and public space. The voice is one of the main vehicles for her work, which she pairs with an awareness of the politicized potential of listening, the ecology of sound, and the changing regimes of audibility in society ...

Weiner, Lawrence

°1942 - Bronx, New York (United States). Lives and works in New York.
A crucial figure in Conceptual Art, Lawrence Weiner has long pursued inquiries into language and the process of art-making. The artist defined art as “the relationship of human beings to objects and of objects to objects in relation to human beings”, a premise that defines the core of his own work to date. ...

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. ...
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Bonnemaison, Michel

°1923 - Paris (France).
Michel Bonnemaison referred to himself as a ‘professional European’. His work touched on such diverse subjects as cinema, media rhetoric, overland and sea trade and transport, travel overseas and, at a later stage, he was increasingly interested in theology. ...
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Nyst, Danièle

°1942 - Liège (Belgium).
Danièle Nyst studied at the Madrid Academy of Fine Arts and produced music programs for the RTBF (Radio Television Belge-Française). Together with her husband, Jacques Louis Nyst, she made reflective, capricious, fantastic, poetic or purely theoretical videos. The concern of how art ‘functions’ is always central ...

Rubio, Edurne

°1974 - Burgos (Spain).
Edurne Rubio (Spain, 1974) is a visual artist working in the fields of exhibitions, performance, cinema and architecture. Very often, she makes in-situ projects in public space. Her research has always been related to the individual or collective perception of time and space ...
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Riga, Jean-Claude

°1951 - Liège (Belgium).
Jean-Claude Riga is a Belgian filmmaker born in Liège. He studied Sociology at the Université de Liège, and is the director and producer of multiple documentaries. ...
Der Kandidat (teil 1 & 2), Alexander Kluge, 1980. copyright

Kluge, Alexander

°1932 - Halberstadt (Germany). Lives and works in München.
In the early 1960s, Alexander Kluge was one of the co-founders of the 'Junger Deutscher Film' or New German Cinema. Since then, he has made numerous films and television programmes, and written fiction as well as cultural and social critiques. In his films and television programmes, Alexander Kluge reveals a strong belief in the critical power of a playful gaze. ...

Dekyndt, Edith

°1960 - Ypres (Belgium). Lives and works in Tournai and Strasbourg.
Edith Dekyndt investigates methods of perception and phenomena on the verge of the invisible, through installations, video art, drawings and photography. Her work consists of disturbing observations of physical phenomena. The disturbance itself is seldom spectacular. Instead, the artist playfully explores universal forces at work in everyday life, such as heat, light, gravity and magnetism. ...
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Messieurs Delmotte

°1967 - Liège (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Messieurs Delmotte positions himself somewhere between reality and imagination, between genius and dilettantism. Distinguishing himself through a formal dress code, poker face expression and meticulously combed hair, Delmotte presents himself as a dashing character (a double) that surprises his audience with – unpredictable and absurd – gestural discoveries ...