OVERVIEW ARTISTS

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 ...

Silver, Shelly

°1957 - Brooklyn, New York (United States).
Shelly Silver (1957, New-York ) attended Cornell University, graduating in 1980 with a B.A. in Intellectual History, and a B.F.A. in Mixed Media and subsequently attended the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program ...

Persijn, Jurgen

°1966 - Waregem (Belgium)
During a short period of three years, immediately after graduating from Sint-Lukas University College of Art and Design, Jurgen Persijn (°1966, Waregem) directed three commissioned videotapes in collaboration with Ana Torfs, amongst which, Akarova &. Baugniet/L’entre-deux-guerres (1991) and Mozartmaterial (1993) ...

Convents, Cherica

°1950 - Diest (Belgium).
Cherica Clara Convents (1950, Belgium) lives and works in Antwerp, Belgium. She studied film and photography at NARAFI Brussels and St LUCAS Institute Brussels (Belgium); and experimental film at Psychopolis Den Haag (Netherlands). Her main interests include symbolism, metaphysics, mysticism ...

Vandeweerd, Pierre-Yves

°1969 - Rocourt (Belgium).
Pierre-Yves Vandeweerd was trained as an anthropologist and journalist specializing in African civilizations. His work is deeply rooted in the tradition of Cinema réel. Most of it has been filmed in Africa, especially in Mauritania and the Sudan, countries throughout which he undertook long travels, accumulating footage of political conflict and the human suffering caused by it. ...

Gigounon, Bernard

°1972 - Mouscron (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
The perceptual ambiguity of cinema, and multiple layers of reality involved in the moving, time-based image, are at the base of Bernard Gigounon’s video work. Our outlook on the world is constantly mediated and determined by all kinds of special effects, but Gigounon carries us back to a proto-cinema ...

Bucquoy, Jan

°1945 - Harelbeke (Belgium).
Jan Bucquoy (°1945, Harelbeke, Belgium) lives and works in Belgium. He studied Literature in Grenoble, Philosophy in Ghent, film directing in Brussels (INSAS) and Political Science in Strasbourg. His work - feature films, comic strips, theatre and literature - is mainly satirical in nature, with a slight touch of anarchism. ...

Yun Tien

°1983
Yun Tien (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 ...

Provost, Nicolas

°1969 - Ronse (Belgium). Lives and works in Antwerp.
Nicolas Provost’s oeuvre, shown with notable success at international film festivals in recent years, has been described as a working-off of the filmic codes of narrative cinema ...

Asselberghs, Herman

°1962 - Mechelen (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Herman Asselberghs practices a cinema of the possible, not one of reality. In a commentary on and a resistance to the tyranny of the absolute spectacle he explores the spaces in between, where (conscious) being is still in full development, where hardening has not yet set in ...

Vermeire, Katrien

°1979 - Ostende (Belgium).
Katrien Vermeire (1979, Belgium) studied photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent and Art History (BA) at Ghent University. The winner of the 4th annual Fine Arts Award of the Province of West-Flanders (BE) in 2002, she has been working as an independent artist since, developing a distinctive style that is not only highly poetic but also very varied and layered ...

Terziev, Krassimir

°1969 - Dobritch (Bulgaria). Lives and works in Sofia.
Krassimir Terziev (1969, Dobritch, Bulgaria) received a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at Sofia University (2012), and is lecturer in the Digital Arts MA Program at the National Academy of Arts in Sofia, where he received an MA in Painting (1997). Terziev is one of the leading Bulgarian contemporary artists ...

Van Paesschen, Bram

°1979 - Vilvoorde (Belgium).
Born in 1979, in Vilvoorde, Belgium. Graduated in 2002 from Sint-Lukas Brussels, specialized in film/video documentary. Lives and works in Brussels (except for when he’s elsewhere). Van Paesschen’s work is indebted to various traditions of documentary filmmaking, from ‘classic’ to fake documentary and essayistic formats ...
null

The Atlas Group

°1999
The Atlas Group is a project established in Beirut in 1999 to research and document the contemporary history of Lebanon. The Atlas Group locates, preserves, studies and produces audio, visual, literary and other documents that shed light on this history. The documents are preserved in The Atlas Group Archive which is located in Beirut and New York ...

Salloum, Jayce

°1958 - Kelowna, British Columbia (Canada). Lives in Vancouver.
As if an itinerant geographer of conflicted territories (most everywhere), Salloum observes the world and creates/collects images/texts to re-make meaning from or comment on. Since arriving here - by no means of his own volition - he tries to go only where he is invited or where there is an intrinsic affinity, his projects being rooted in an intimate engagement with place ...

Fruitman, Rébecca

°1991 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Rébecca Fruitman currently lives and works in Brussels, focusing on the visual arts and cinema, her practice blending documentary and experimentation. She is a founding member of Labobine, an educational laboratory for film development. She teaches experimental cinema at ERG and at La Cambre Architecture ...

Gwinner, Florian

°1977 - Germany. Lives and works in Berlin.
Florian Gwinner studied Architecture and Visual Communication at the Bauhaus-University in Weimar (Germany), and Art and Design at the Nagoya Zokei University in Japan. In his work, Gwinner constructs a model of a world from the viewpoint that reality and its model are one. ...

Reutenauer, Noé

°1991 - Paris (France).
Noé Reutenauer was born on 3 May 1991 in Paris. After a happy and carefree childhood, he embarked on a traditional school curriculum but he dropped out and found fulfilment in the theatre and later in film. The past years he has lived in Brussels as an exile and where he intends to  finish his studies at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion ...