KUNSTENAARS IN DE KIJKER

Lancit, Matthew

°1979 - Toronto. Lives and works in Paris (France).
Matthew Lancit is an award winning Canadian documentary filmmaker based in Paris, France, who is known for his autobiographical films that intertwine his personal life with philosophical subjects. His films are marked by his simultaneously poetic gaze and self-deprecating humor, that sometimes borders on the burlesque ...

Burki, Marie José

°1961 - (Switzerland)
"Marie José Burki was born in Switzerland and she lives and works in Brussels. She studied literature in Genève, where she also frequented the Ecole Supérieure d’Art Visuel. Her work mainly consists of video installations, often working with several projections in a single space, entering into a relationship or a dialogue with each other ...

Geenen, Pieter

°1979 - Hasselt (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Pieter Geenen’s work consists of audiovisual impressions of physical space, in relation to time and duration. The landscapes, public spaces and fragments of ordinary life he films, seem to represent space, but only as a reference, a mere abstraction. Geenen searches for patterns and structures: human presence becomes small and anonymous ...

Shemisi Betutua, Paul

°1982 - DR Congo
Paul Shemisi Betutua started studying law, but soon swapped the lawbook for the camera. After gaining experience as a sound engineer and a camera assistant for foreign film crews, he started his own film training in 2013, organised by INSAS ...

Heremans, Sandra

°1989 - Rwanda
Sandra Heremans is art historian and filmmaker. She received a MA in Art History in Social and Cultural Anthropology. In her Master theses, she focused on the power and representation of the symbol in the art theory of Aby Warburg. Heremans later discovered experimental film and made her first short The Yellow Mazda and His Holiness (2018). ...

Chu, Yun-tien

°1983
Yun-tien Chu (1983) is a Taiwanese video artist who moved to Brussels in 2014. She works primarily in the fields of photography, film and video-installation. Her video works often focus on the subject of crossing borders. Starting from her own experience, she then looks for similarities with other people’s experiences ...

Markov, Alexander

°1973 - Leningrad (Russia).
Alexander Markov is a documentary filmmaker, cinema historian and artist. He directs films in Saint Petersburg and abroad, teaches documentary directing at Saint Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television, and works as an independent curator. His video installations were shown at Sharjah Biennial, Calvert 22, Iwalewahaus, Africa.Cont, CEU, among many others ...

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 ...

Van der Auwera, Emmanuel

°1982 - Brussels (Belgium).
Emmanuel Van der Auwera lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. Through films, VideoSculptures, conceptual projects and installations, Van Der Auwera unravels the simulation and framing of messages, exploring conceptual and formal filters in the production and dissemination of images ...

Salpistis, Vassilis

°1975 - Thessaloniki (Greece). Lives and works in Paris
Vassilis Salpistis’s work takes its point departure in an approach to painting that boasts a great formal and technical diversity. Furthermore, the artist reaches beyond the strict framework of the medium and prefers to integrate other art forms, such as video and printed images, thereby extending the concept of the image ...

Jacobs, Rob

°1989 - Mortsel (Belgium).
Rob Jacobs (°1989, Belgium) is a PhD-researcher, connected to the University of Antwerp in Belgium and the University of Aarhus in Denmark. His work concentrates on contested official representations of Belgian colonialism and artistic/activist reinterpretations of the colonial past in public spaces in Belgium and DR Congo ...

Dietvorst, Els

°1964 - Kapellen (Belgium). Lives and works in Duncormick.
Els Dietvorst (Belgium) lives and works in Duncormick, Ireland and Brussels, Belgium. She studied at Sint-Lucas in Antwerp and obtained a Master's degree in Fine Art at Sint-Lucas in Brussels. She is an artist with a great interest in communication, collaboration and social conflicts. Themes that are dominant in her work are the outsider, the condition humaine and utopia ...

Michels, Bie

°1960 - Kimwenza (Congo). Lives and works in Belgium.
As an artist Bie Michels is an observer. An investigation of the complex relationship that men maintain with objects/things is an investigation of our surrounding, our being. She is interested in the ‘little’ aspects of humanity amidst the ‘big’ society and social contexts. In the impact of contexts on semiotic processes involving objects ...

Downsbrough, Peter

°1940 - New Brunswick, New Jersey (USA). Lives in Brussels
Peter Downsbrough’s work encompasses sculpture, graphics, photography, video, film, and books, and presents complex associations between architecture, text and typography. Only the bare essentials remain: form is often reduced to lines, colours are mostly barred ...

Reijniers, Anne

°1992 - Deurne (Belgium).
Anne Reijniers is a documentary and fiction filmmaker, whose work has been shown at EMAF (DE), OFFoff (BE) and Cinematek (BE). Since 2015, she has been collaborating with researcher Rob Jacobs to create the documentary "Echangeur", with the support of Het Bos and the art festival Kinact in Kinshasa. ...

Voignier, Marie

°1974 - Ris-Orangis (France). Lives and works in Paris.
Marie Voignier’s work is constantly seeking to explore the intertwinement of imaginary and factual elements in reality itself ...

Cos, Teresa

°1982 - Latisana, Friuli-Venezia-Giulia (Italy). Lives and works in Brussels and London.
Teresa Cos makes use of improvisation and reiteration techniques to create audiovisual works which investigate the active and passive forms of repetition at the bases of human emotional and social processes ...

Dinçel, Nazli

°1989 - Ankara (Turkey). Currently lives and works in the United States.
Nazli Dinçel’s hand-made work reflects on experiences of disruption. She records the body in context with arousal, immigration, dislocation and desire with the film object: its texture, color and the tractable emulsion of the 16mm material. Her use of text as image, language and sound imitates the failure of memory and her own displacement within a western society ...

Blume, Félix

°1984 - France. Currently lives and works between Mexico and France.
Félix Blume is a sound artist and sound engineer. His work is focused on listening, it invites us to live sonic experiences that enable a different perception of the surrounding. He uses sound as a basic material in sound pieces, videos, actions and installations ...

Pacquée, Ria

°1954 - Antwerpen (Belgium).
Since the seventies, Ria Pacquée has recorded her presence in this world, or rather disguised herself as a specific persona. These personifications, including ‘Madame’ or ‘It’, were ‘played out' in photographs at first, but for some years now she has been recording characters on video as well, displaying a slightly adapted version of her ‘true’ self ...