OVERVIEW ARTISTS

The Interpreter, 2009 Maria Iorio & Raphaël Cuomo © the artist(s) & producer(s)

Cuomo, Raphaël

°1977 - Delemont (Switzerland). Lives and work in Geneva and Berlin.
Raphaël Cuomo is a Swiss visual artist who performs research at Jan van Eyck Academie in the Netherlands. In recurrent collaborations with artist Maria Iorio he explores basic, sometimes conflicting values of modern-day society and social systems such as states or nations ...

Cristea, Alina

°1989 - Romania
Alina Cristea is a Romanian artist working with photography and film, currently living and working in Brussels and in Bucharest. After having been living abroad in different cities in Belgium and in the Czech Republic, where she studied Photography and Cultural Studies, she became interested in her identity as a Romanian living in Europe and in her hometown, Bucharest ...

Jean-Baptiste, Maxime

°1993 - France. Currently based in Brussels and Paris.
Maxime Jean-Baptiste is a filmmaker based between Brussels and Paris. He was born and raised in the context of the Guyanese and Antillean diaspora in France, to a French mother and a Guyanese father. His interest as an artist is to dig inside the complexity of Western colonial history by detecting the survival of traumas from the past in the present ...

Schaerf, Eran

°1962 - Tel Aviv (Israel). Lives and works in Berlin.
Eran Schaerf (1962, Tel Aviv, Israel) lives and works in Berlin, Germany. He studied architecture from 1978 till 1987, specialising in urbanism, video and photography, at the Hochschüle der Kunste in Berlin. Schaerf works on his videos together with his partner, artist, writer and philosopher Eva Meyer ...

Konrad, Aglaia

°1960 - Salzburg (Austria). Lives and works in Brussels.
Aglaia Konrad produces photos and videos of global urban space and her work can be considered to be a form of visual research. Over the years, she has brought together an enormous archive of images shot in such diverse cities as São Paulo, Beijing, Chicago, Dakar, Tokyo, Cairo or Shanghai. Konrad draws from this reservoir for her exhibitions ...
The Interpreter, 2009 Maria Iorio & Raphaël Cuomo © the artist(s) & producer(s)

Iorio, Maria

°1977 - Lausanne (Switzerland). Lives and works in Geneva and Berlin.
Maria Iorio is a Swiss visual artist. In her collaborations with Raphaël Cuomo she explores the classification in time and space which gives rise to our modern day society, and the advantage of the visible therein by means of photography and video ...

Suermondt, Robert

°1961 - Geneva (Switzerland). Lives and works in Brussels and The Hague.
Robert Suermondt studied at the Ecole Supérieure d’Arts Visuels in Genève and at the Rijksakademie voor Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. In his films, Suermondt demonstrates an explicit attitude towards the exploration of the dramatic potential of anonymous places as well of his own way of looking. The boundaries between the act of looking and the act of filming are never clearly drawn ...
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Nyst, Danièle

°1942 - Liège (Belgium).
Danièle Nyst studied at the Madrid Academy of Fine Arts and produced music programs for the RTBF (Radio Television Belge-Française). Together with her husband, Jacques Louis Nyst, she made reflective, capricious, fantastic, poetic or purely theoretical videos. The concern of how art ‘functions’ is always central ...

Benoot, Sofie

°1985 - Bruges (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Documentary filmmaker Sofie Benoot is currently working on Blue Meridian, the second part of a trilogy on "american water" that started with fronterismo (2007) her graduation film project. In her films, she revisits the history and the stories of abandoned and forgotten places which are important to the united states' foundations and mythology. ...

Gaillet, Jaad

°1990 - Paris (France). Lives and works in France.
Videomaker and Film Director ...
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Dujourie, Lili

°1941 - Roeselare (Belgium).
Lili Dujourie (1941, Roeselare, Belgium) lives and works in Belgium. In her work, Dujourie plays with the sensuality and immediacy of materials, emphasizes the performative aspect of the artwork, investigates the relationship between nature and culture, and gives decorative and ornamental elements a central role ...

Saleh Mohamedali, Nizar

°1987 - DR Congo
Nizar Saleh Mohamedali is a graphic designer, filmmaker and photographer. In 2013 he followed a film training in Kinshasa, organised by INSAS. Currently he is finishing his studies in visual communication at the Académie des Beaux-Arts. Nizar has worked on several documentaries and, together with fellow filmmaker Paul Shemisi, founded the production house 'Kimpavita films' ...
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Menia, Amina

°1976
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'. ...

Blume, Félix

°1984 - Narbonne (Aude, 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 ...
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Ruegg, Ilona

°1949 - Rapperswil (Switzerland).
Ilona Ruegg researches the (European) urban fabric. Her drawings, photographs, spatial interventions, (sound) installations and video films attempt to (re)create an exact image of spatial and temporary conditions ...

Bernardet, Thomas

°1975 - Fréjus (France).
Thomas Bernardet studied photography and video art at the Beaux-arts in Toulouse and Marseille, and as an exchange student at the Kent Institute of Art and Design. His work addresses the conditions in which an image, whether still or moving, is captured and shown. The presence of abstraction in documentary images is also a recurring theme. ...

Tollenaere, Isabelle

°1984 - Ghent
Isabelle Tollenaere is an independent filmmaker from Belgium, making short and feature length films that playfully move between the codes and conventions of documentary and fiction, film and contemporary art. Her work deals with the connections between the current changing reality and the memory of the past ...