van. Dienderen, An
1971 Brasschaat, Antwerp (Belgium). Lives and works in Ghent.
An van. Dienderen is a filmmaker graduated in audiovisual arts (Sint-Lukas, Brussels), obtained a PhD in Comparative Cultural Sciences (Ghent University), and was a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley. She made several documentaries screened worldwide, awarded with (inter)national prizes. Films include 'Visitors of the Night' ('98), 'Site' ('00), 'Tu ne verras pas Verapaz' ('02), 'The Ephemerist' ('05) 'Patrasche, a Dog of Flanders - Made in Japan' ('08), 'Cherry Blossoms' (’12), 'Letter Home' (’15), and 'Lili' (’15). She regularly publishes on visual/performative anthropology, is a lecturer at the School of Arts Ghent, and initiated the international art workspace SoundImageCulture, which helps artists to develop projects in the bordering zone between documentary, anthropology and visual arts. Her work has been shown on the Margaret Mead Film and Video festival (New York), FID Marseille, DocFest Sheffield, Belluard Festival (Fribourg), DMZ Korea International documentary festival, International Short film Festival Oberhausen, FIDOCS, Festival Internacional de Documentales de Santiago, International Filmfestival Rotterdam, etc. She currently prepares the documentary 'Kastom Kopiraet' ('17).