OVERZICHT KUNSTENAARS

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Suleiman, Elia

°1960 - Nazareth (Israel). Lives and works in New York and Nazareth.
Filmmaker Elia Suleiman was born in Nazareth, well after the establishment in 1948 of the state of Israel in historic Palestine. He lived in New York and Paris in self-imposed exile, before returning to the land of his birth to look for his roots. He now commutes between New York and Nazareth. He made his first work, Introduction to the End of an Argument / Speaking for oneself.. ...

Dekyndt, Edith

°1960 - Ypres (Belgium). Lives and works in Tournai and Strasbourg.
Edith Dekyndt investigates methods of perception and phenomena on the verge of the invisible, through installations, video art, drawings and photography. Her work consists of disturbing observations of physical phenomena. The disturbance itself is seldom spectacular. Instead, the artist playfully explores universal forces at work in everyday life, such as heat, light, gravity and magnetism. ...

Noël, Cédric

°1978 - Argenteuil (France).
Cédric Noël is a visual artist interested in the nature of images, and more specifically in the mental processes involved in the production and the reception of an image ...

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. ...

Lancit, Matthew

°1979 - Toronto. Lives and works in Paris (France).
Matthew Lancit is an award winning Canadian documentary filmmaker based in Paris, France, who is known for his autobiographical films that intertwine his personal life with philosophical subjects. His films are marked by his simultaneously poetic gaze and self-deprecating humor, that sometimes borders on the burlesque ...

Vogel, François

°1971 - Meudon (France).
Francois Vogel was born and raised in Meudon, a Paris suburb. He began scientific studies while practicing drawing, painting and animation. After art studies, he travels to the pacific to do his military service as a drummer in New Caledonia ...

The Otolith Group

°2002 - London (United Kingdom).
The Otolith Group (Kodwo Eshun & Anjalika Sagar) was founded in 2002. Based in London, their work engages with archival materials, with futurity and with the history of diverse provenances ...
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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. ...

Vekemans, Emilien


Emilien Vekemans graduated as an actor at the Institut des Arts de Diffusion. Since then he has acted in the theatre and in films; he has participated in various young creations (web series, plays for a young public). Zoufs is the first film where he spent all his time behind the camera. ...

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. ...

Zhdanova, Alina

°1992 - Moscow (Russia). Lives and works in Kyoto (Japan).

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) ...

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 ...

Boccara, Tom

°1990 - Brussels (Belgium).
Tom Boccara was born on 22 February 1990 in Brussels (Belgium). While following a traditional school curriculum, he actually spent most of his time at the circus school in Brussels, where he developed a passion for the art of the clown, acrobatics and juggling. He had always loved cinema and at the age of 18 he entered the Institut des Art de Diffusion, where he started studying direction ...

De Raes, Ben

°1990 - Antwerp (Belgium)
Ben De Raes is a filmmaker who lives and works in Brussels. In 2016 he graduated from KASK School of Arts (Ghent, Belgium) with his documentary The Potato Eaters. His films aim to explore the world of economics, labour and unemployment. Ben is also founder of small-scale production platform, Dagvorm Films ...

Gobyn, Luc

°1963 - Tielt (Belgium). Lives and works in Knokke and Ghent.
Luc Gobyn studied Fine Art at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent, at the (UNAM) Escuela Nacional de Artes Plasticas San Carlos in Mexico-City, and at the Jan Van Eyck Academy in Maastricht, The Netherlands. Gobyn is a multi-facetted artist who uses different techniques. Video, photography, and paintings are all used to express his ideas and his memories of Mexico. ...

Vromman, Jan

°1958 - Wingene (Belgium).
The media used by the socially-focused artist Jan Vromman includes both video documentaries as well as text, theatre, fiction films and, more recently, multimedia projects. The choices of Vromman are not defined by the primary amazement of all that is exotic, but by his own experience and the things he is familiar with. ...

Spilliaert, Clara

°1993 - Tokyo (Japan). Lives and works in Belgium and Japan.
Clara Spilliaert, daughter of a Japanese mother and a Belgian father, was born in Tokyo in 1993 and moved to Belgium in 2009. In 2015 she received her Master's degree in visual arts at LUCA School of Arts in Ghent. Her work has been shown on International Film Festival Rotterdam (Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2015), Be-Part (Waregem, Belgium, 2015), Museum Dr.Guislain (Ghent, Belgium, 2014-15) ...
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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. ...