Eva van Tongeren graduated in 2015 at LUCA School of Arts, Brussels. With her film There are no Whales in France (2015, 20’) she won the Wildcard Filmlab of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund. This award allowed her to make her second film Still from afar (2018, 18'). Both films are audiovisual essays wherein the director takes the spectator with her on an audiovisual wanderings.

Besides her work as a film director, Eva van Tongeren is the main curator of Visite Film Festival: a bi-annual film program organized by Antwerp based collective De Imagerie. The festival has a focus on experimental, documentary and political cinema.