KUNSTENAARS

Derlon Cordina, Amélie

°1985 - Marseille (France). Lives and works in Brussels.
Amélie Derlon Cordina studied at the fine arts school in Marseille (France), in a video-cinema-literature studio, from which she graduated with honors in 2009. She then joined the post-academic program of the National School of Fine Arts in Lyon, promotion 2009-2010, headed by Jean-Pierre Rehm (director of the festival FIDMarseille) ...

Bultheel, Jan

°1959 - Veurne (Belgium).

Dierckx, Isabelle

°1966
"Isabelle Dierickx lives and works in Brussels. She studied film at the ELICIT/ULB in Brussels and drama at the Liege Conservatory. She spent long periods in the U.S., Burkina Faso, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica and especially the Canaries, where she based the larger part of her documentary work and research ...

Leroy, Anick

°1952 - Brussels (Belgium).
"Annik Leroy studied architecture and visual arts at La Cambre in Brussels and she is a professor at ERG (Ecole de recherche graphique) and Sint-Lukas (Brussels). Apart from documentaries and films she is also involved in photography. Her style is poetic, her films are often in B/W ...

Bianconi, Loredana

°1954 - Haine Saint-Paul (Belgium).
After her studies in applied art, Loredana Bianconi studied philosophy and literature at the University of Bologna and the Theatre school in that same city. Since she has collaborated on television broadcasts for the Italian RAI 3, working predominantly on documentary productions, which won her several awards (Video Réalité, Brussels, Prix Audiovisuel du documentaire 1998, Scam) ...

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) ...

Becker, Konrad

°1959 - Vienna (Austria).
A polymath involved in numerous interdisciplinary fields of study and endeavour. Konrad Becker is fascinated by mathematical structures, electronic art and culture and the way the cultural and social implications of technology affect information societies. His work as a sound artist and composer is mostly known for his pioneering achievements in electronic music under the name Monoton. ...

Montoya, Mara Elsa

°1984 - United States
Mara Montoya was born in the United States, grew up in Mexico, and currently resides in Zurich, Switzerland. Since she was a child, Mara has been driven to explore other cultures. Mara graduated from the Humboldt German High School in Guadalajara, Mexico and the Zurich University of the Arts ...
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Kolb, Wolfgang

°1956 - Überlingen (Germany). Lives and works in Brussels.
Wolfgang Herman Kolb completed his film studies at INSAS (Institut National Supérieur des arts de spectacle), Brussels. For several years Kolb filmed the work of dancer and choreographer Roxane Huilmand, while she was working with Rosas and creating her own pieces. He found a strong and demanding language, rejoining that of Huilmand ...

Compernol, Luc

°1968
Luc Compernol studied graphic design at the Pavilion of St Lucas in Antwerp. Later he attented a course in film and video at St Lukas in Brussels. ...

Garabedian, Mekhitar

°1977 - Aleppo (Syria). Lives and works in Ghent (Belgium).
Mekhitar Garabedian was born into the Armenian diaspora, and his works explore some of the difficulties involved in articulating his identity. Having migrated from Lebanon to Belgium as a young child, his videos and installations illustrate the fragility and endurance of both individual and collective identities, as well as the enduring impact of the Armenian genocide ...

Biemann, Ursula

°1955 - Zürich (Switzerland).
Swiss artist, theorist and curator Urusla Biemann's artistic practice is aimed at the representation of gender and identity of minority groups in the media, and in peripheral and border areas ...

Wittwer, Martin

°1969 - Lausanne (Switserland).
Dagmar Keller (1972 born in Germany) and Martin Wittwer (1969 born in Switzerland) studied at the Art Academy Düsseldorf and at the Academy of Media Art in Cologne. They have collaborated together as an artist duo since 1997, creating extensive photographic cycles, film and video installations ...

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 ...

Francis, Filip

°1944 - Duffel (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
A painter by education, Filip Francis has been working with different media since the 1970s, creating conceptual art and installations. ...

Synak, Wiktoria

°1994 - Gdynia (Poland). Lives and works in Brussels.
Born in 1994 in Gdynia, Poland. Based in Brussels. Studied at Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, ESADMM in Marseille and currently doing a Master degree in Photography at Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels. In June 2017 she received Roger de Conynck Prize - a support to young talented photographers awarded by Fondation Roi Baudouin ...

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 ...

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 ...