KUNSTENAARS

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 ...

Borenstein, Amir

°1969 - Haifa (Israel). Lives and works in Brussels.
Amir Borenstein and Effi Weiss are an artist duo who works together since 1999. Visual artist, their work shifts between different disciplines such as video, performance and partcipatory projects. Apart from their own artistic projects, they collaborate with other artists as editors, cameramen and effects designers. They facilitate video workshops worldwide, destinated to diverse audiences. ...

de Tapol, Aymeric

°1974 - France. Lives and works in Brussels.
Born in 1974 , Aymeric de Tapol started to listening the sound carefully by filming with HI8 camera in 1998 at Toulouse Music university the color of the doors where musicien played behind it .Each doors contains the colors of the instruments departement. What ever he his composer,Sound-Engineer for film, art Video, documentary, radio Création . He lives right now in Brussels ...

Géronnez, Alain

°1951 - Brussels (Belgium).
"Alain Géronnez studied painting at the Sint-Lukas institute in Brussels. Currently he teaches graphic techniques at the ERG (École de Recherche Graphique-Bruxelles). His own visual, conceptual and multimedia work, however, is not linked to whatever technique ...
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Coeckelberghs, Luc

°1953 - Meensel-Kiezegem/ Tielt-Winge (Belgium).

Bernatchez, Patrick

°1972 - Montreal (Canada).
Born in 1972, Patrick Bernatchez lives and works in Montréal. He was the Québec finalist for the 2010 Sobey Art Award. His work has been featured in a number of solo exhibitions, at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2010); Galerie Bertrand Grimont, Paris (2009 and 2012); West, Netherlands (2009 and 2012); and Galerie de l’UQAM, Montréal (2011). ...

Bitton, Simone

°1955 - Rabat (Morocco).
Simone Bitton was born in Morocco in 1955. She lived in Rabat and Jerusalem, and then in Paris, where she has been based since her studies at the French Institute for Cinema Studies (IDHEC). She holds both Israeli and French citizenship, and defines herself as an Arab Jew who likes neither walls nor borders. She has been making documentary films since 1981. ...
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 ...

Hinant, Guy-Marc

°1960 - Charleroi (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Guy-Marc Hinant is the founder of the independent music label Sub Rosa, which specialises in electronic and avant-garde music. He edited the series An Anthology of Noise and Electronic Music and wrote multiple essays for international journals, such as Leonardo Music Journal (USA), Luna-Park (Paris) and la revue Lapin (L'Association, Paris) ...
Page One, 2004, Bigas Luna © the artist

Luna, Bigas

°1946 - Barcelona (Spain)
A varied career as a filmmaker, painter and designer makes the Catalan artist Bigas Luna a very singular and interdisciplinary artist. As a filmmaker he gained critical acclaim with his Trilogía Ibérica (1992-1994). Orígenes-Courbet (2004) can be considered as a fine example of his frequent playful and experimental excursions into visual art. ...

Charlier, Jacques

°1939 - Liège (Belgium).
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. ...

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. ...

New Humans

°2003 - New York (United States).
Formed in 2003, New York-based New Humans make collaborative works involving sound, installation, and performance actions. New Humans is a moniker for Mika Tajima's projects with other musicians, artists and designers. New Humans performances and recordings continue a working use of physical materials, piercing drones, sheer static, and low bass frequencies ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...