OVERVIEW ARTISTS

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Kondek, Christopher

°1962 - Boston (United States).

Thys, Harald

°1966 - Wilrijk (Belgium).
Harald Thys (1966, Wilrijk, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels. He studied at the Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, Fine Arts Department, in the Netherlands. Best known for his collaborations with Jos De Gruyter ...
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De Gruyter, Jos

°1965 - Geel (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Jos De Gruyter studied at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Fine Arts Department, in the Netherlands. Best known for his collaborations with Harald Thys ...

Opsomer, Els

°1968 - Gent (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Els Opsomer is a video artist, photographer and graphic designer. The complexity of daily reality fascinates her. Drawing from her ever-growing archive of urban images, she compiles personal reinterpretations of global reality, revealing its polymorphic and multi-coloured textures and many illusive sounds and languages buzzing through the streets and over the squares ...

Van der Avoort, Boris

°1967 - Belgium
Boris Van der Avoort was born in Belgium in 1967. He studied photography at the Ecole Supérieure des Arts Visuels de la Cambre (1992) and at I.N.S.A.S (the Institut National des Arts du Spectacle), graduating in film editing in 1995. He has been showing his photographic work at individual and group exhibitions in Belgium and abroad since 1990 ...
Disorient, Laurent Van Lancker, 2010 © the artist & producer

Aigner, Florence

°1975 - Luxembourg. Lives and works in Brussels.
With an academic background in Refugee Studies, Aigners artistic practice focuses on issues related to memory, belonging and the material culture of people in exile. Through participatory processes, she is creating situations from which narratives and images can emerge. As a filmmaker she collaborated with Laurent Van Lancker on 'Surya' and 'disorient'. ...

Bünger, Erik

°1976 - Växjo (Sweden). Lives and works in Berlin and Stockholm.
The Swedish artist, composer, musician and writer Erik Bünger (1976) works with re-contextualising existing media in performances, installations and web projects. In Gospels, sections of Hollywood interviews are removed from their original contexts, interacting to form a new, seemingly coherent whole ...

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 ...

Tuerlinckx, Joëlle

°1958 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Joëlle Tuerlinckx (1958, Brussels, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels. Professor at ERG masterII , Brussels (B) and HEAD, Geneve (CH). With Tuerlinckx’s work the conventional distance between the viewer and the art object fades. Her exhibitions are registrations of moments, proposals for temporary relationships between space, time and the world. ...

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 ...
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Verhoeven, Gert

°1964 - Leuven (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Gert Verhoeven employs various media including drawings, sculptures, videos and installations. In an often ironic and surrealist way, his meta-communicative work investigates the way objects are classified and how their value is determined within various systems. ...

Deleu, Luc

°1944 - Duffel (Belgium). Lives and works in Antwerp.

Olender, Joachim

°1980 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works between Paris and Brussels.
Joachim Olender who studied law and film in Brussels is interested in "stories with holes". He moves between cinema, directing and writing, while being concerned by the manufacturing of a fictional archive. In 2006 he started a PhD in Paris on ‘the flaw in the narrative’ (EHESS) and wrote his first screenplay adapted from the novel ‘Les choses’ (The Things) of Georges Perec ...

Franck, Stefan

°1965 - Belgium. Lives and works in Antwerp.
Stefan Franck studied German Filology at the University of Antwerp, and Film & Video at the Sint-Lukas School of Arts in Brussels (1987-89). He has worked as a member of staff and editor with several artistic and literary journals, and is still responsible for the websites of Belgian museums and institutes of education ...

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. ...

Ghammam, Fairuz

°1980 - Kortrijk (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Fairuz is fully living the European dream as a visual enthusiast in film and in print. She wonders how to change the world and hopes to find an answer as soon as possible. Luckily she grew up with the knowledge that patience is the key to happiness. She graduated as an experimental filmmaker and works as an editor, cinematographer and director in cinema beyond genres and formats ...
Avant-garde citizens: Janneke’s story, 2007, Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson © the artists

Castro, Libia

°1970 - Madrid (Spain). Lives in Rotterdam and Berlin.
Libia Pérez de Siles de Castro is a Spanish-born artist currently based in Rotterdam and Berlin. In her collaborations with Ólafur Ólafsson, she explores the ways life, society and the personal are influenced and constructed by socio-economic and political factors. ...

Lindemans, Gorik

°1956 - Mortsel (Belgium).
In 1999, Gorik Lindemans stopped working as an artist. For more than twenty years he had been, amongst other things, a graphic designer, a children’s book illustrator, a painter, photographer, as well as a video and installation artist. After leaving graphic design, Lindemans started working with video ...

Locus, Jan

°1968 - Halle (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Involved with social, political and ecological problems, photographer and filmmaker Jan Locus explores themes such as inequality, poverty, conflict, religion, migration and the impact of industry on the environment. Locus’s photographs are void of anecdotes and  hesitate between the format of the documentary and that of reporting ...

Efrat, Eitan

°1983 - Tel Aviv (Israel). Lives and works in Brussels.
Eitan Efrat has been collaborating with Sirah Foighel Brutmann for several years, creating works together in the audiovisual field ...