OVERVIEW ARTISTS

Heiremans, Ronny

°1962 - Heist-op-den-Berg (Belgium). Lives in Brussels.
Heiremans' fascination for space, landscape and architecture is incorporated in his videos and installations, in which the notion of ‘displacement’ plays an important role. The collaborative work with his partner Katleen Vermeir examines the dynamic relation between art, architecture and economy, and its mediation in private and public spheres. ...

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 ...

Cornelis, Jef

°1941 - Antwerp (Belgium).
For Jef Cornelis, who directed films for Belgian television between 1964 and 1998, it is important that his work should add something extra to the ‘television experience’. Cornelis’s work is primarily a dissection of television itself ...

de Tapol, Aymeric

°1974 - France. Lives and works in Brussels.
Born in 1974 , Aymeric de Tapol started to listening the sound carefully by filming with HI8 camera in 1998 at Toulouse Music university the color of the doors where musicien played behind it .Each doors contains the colors of the instruments departement. What ever he his composer,Sound-Engineer for film, art Video, documentary, radio Création . He lives right now in Brussels ...

Bennett, Justin

°1964 - Nuneaton, Warwickshire (United Kingdom).
Justin Bennett’s work covers a wide range of genres, from (audio-)visual arts to music. Central to his thinking and work are a process-orientated approach and an interest in the elasticity of the concept of ‘space’. Bennett produces (reworked) field recordings, drawings, performances, installations, photographs, videos and essays ...

Derlon Cordina, Amélie

°1985 - Marseille (France). Lives and works in Brussels.
Amélie Derlon Cordina studied at the fine arts school in Marseille (France), in a video-cinema-literature studio, from which she graduated with honors in 2009. She then joined the post-academic program of the National School of Fine Arts in Lyon, promotion 2009-2010, headed by Jean-Pierre Rehm (director of the festival FIDMarseille) ...

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 ...

Spilliaert, Lisa

°1990 - Tokyo (Japan). Lives and works in Belgium and Japan.
Lisa Spilliaert, daughter of a Japanese mother and a Belgian father, was born in Tokyo in 1990 and moved to Belgium in 2007. In 2013 she received her Master's degree in Photography at KASK in Ghent. In 2014 she won the Fine Arts Award of the Province of West-Flanders ...

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 ...
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Van den Broeck, Hans

°1964 - Belgium. Lives and works in Brussels.
Hans Van den Broeck serves as artistic director of performance group SOIT (Stay Only If Temporary) and is co-founder of Les Ballets C de la B. He has created and toured internationally with several pieces such as "Everyman", "Eat, Eat, Eat", "La Sortie" or "Lac des Singes" ...

de Pencier, Nick


Nicholas de Pencier is a director, producer, and director of photography working in documentary, performing arts, and dramatic film. He is President of Mercury Films Inc., the Toronto-based production company he shares with his partner, Jennifer Baichwal. ...

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. ...
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Hänzel & Gretzel

°1966 - Nancy (France).
Hänzel & Gretzel was the pseudonym of Daniel Mangeon, video artist, author, maker of music videos, television director and image dresser of all sorts, who died in 2000 of AIDS at the age of 34. Throughout his broad oeuvre the recurring themes are a passion for transgressive pop music and an interest in the absurd ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cattelain, Claude

°1972 - Kinshasa (Congo).
Claude Cattelain (1972, Kinshasa, Congo) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium and Valenciennes, France. He experiments in various disciplines - painting, sculpture and video art - aiming at notions of instability, fragility and escapism. ...
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Eisenhoet, Bedrich

°1963 - Brussels (Belgium).
Writer and video artist. Co-director of De Ezel van Buridan (Buridan's Donkey), created together with Frank Theys in 1990 as a message for the Belgian king Baudouin on his birthday, concerning a subject very dear to the king: youth and the search for identity in a multicultural society. ...

Case, Charley

°1969 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels and Spain.
Charley Case has introduced words in a playful, ironical way in photographs and film. He travels intensively, which is a source of inspiration and also provides ideal conditions for working. To Case, fellow artists Dumas, Orozco, Basquiat and Kapoor are much more than 'influences' in the art historical sense. Rather, they appear to be genuine "compagnons de route" on his road to the 'symbolic' ...

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' ...

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 ...