OVERZICHT KUNSTENAARS

Adepoju, Aisha

°1995 - Mönchengladbach (Germany). Lives and works in Brussels.
Aisha Adepoju studies documentary film at the RITCS in Brussels, where she has lived for several years now, after growing up in the province of West Flanders. She is fascinated by social theme’s. Images from her daily life, photography and illustrations are an important source of inspiration. Adepoju doesn’t necessarily project her ideas on the screen ...
Avant-garde citizens: Janneke’s story, 2007, Libia Castro & Ólafur Ólafsson © the artists

Castro, Libia

°1970 - Madrid (Spain). Lives in Rotterdam and Berlin.
Libia Pérez de Siles de Castro is a Spanish-born artist currently based in Rotterdam and Berlin. In her collaborations with Ólafur Ólafsson, she explores the ways life, society and the personal are influenced and constructed by socio-economic and political factors. ...

Gibson, Beatrice

°1978 - London (United Kingdom). Lives and works in London.
Beatrice Gibson's practice concerns the politics and poetics of everyday sites and spaces. It is site-specific, research-based and often participatory in nature, reflecting on ideas of representation, collective production and the artist's role as an author in collective processes. ...

Salloum, Jayce

°1958 - Kelowna, British Columbia (Canada). Lives in Vancouver.
Jayce Salloum is the grandson of Lebanese immigrants; the 1975 outbreak of the Lebanese Civil War is a pivotal element in his artistic practice. He studied the historical, social and cultural elements that constitute representation and reflects on the blurred aspects of the (Lebanese) post-colonial condition: life in between the polarities of culture, geography, history and ideology ...

Rosell Albear, Lazara

°1971 - Ciudad Habana (Cuba).
Lazara Rosell Albear (°1971, Ciudad Habana, Cuba) is a Cuban-Belgian artist dedicated to the research, performance and production of cross- media projects, events and films. She is a drummer, dancer/performer, extended voice performer, visual artist, filmmaker and poet ...

Grimonprez, Johan

°1962 - Roeselare (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Johan Grimonprez studied Photography and Mixed Media at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent (Belgium), and Film and Mixed Media at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He took part in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in New York and a post graduate course at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht (The Netherlands) ...

el Salem, Mouaad


Since 2017, Mouaad el Salem is director, producer, cameraperson, soundperson, editor, activist and lead character(s) of the debut film 'This day won’t last’. Mouaad lives and dreams in Tunisia and Europe. ...

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 ...

Van Lancker, Laurent

°1969 - Brussel (Belgium).
Laurent Van Lancker (1969, Brussels, Belgium) studied both Film and Anthropology, and holds a PhD in Art. He lectures at film schools (INSAS, IAD) and universities (FU Berlin). For Laurent Van Lancker, every project is a new experience, in which a dialogue between form and content, ethics and aesthetics, political and poetical realms is to be found. ...
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Nyst, Jacques Louis

°1942 - Liège (Belgium).
Jacques Louis Nyst, who was a painter, multimedia artist, publicist and also pioneer of Belgian video art, produced a very consistent body of video work. Together with his wife, Danièle Nyst, he made reflective, capricious, fantastic, poetic or purely theoretical videos ...

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) ...

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 ...

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 ...

Weiss, Effi

°1971 - Ramat-Gan (Israel). Lives and works in Brussels.
Effi Weiss and Amir Borenstein are an artist duo who works together since 1999. Visual artist, their work shifts between different disciplines such as video, performance and partcipatory projects. Apart from their own artistic projects, they collaborate with other artists as editors, cameramen and effects designers. They facilitate video workshops worldwide, destinated to diverse audiences. ...

de La Casinière, Joëlle

°1944 - Casablanca
Joëlle de La Casinière (1944, Casablanca, Morocco) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. She is continually educating herself in graphic poetry on various kinds of supports (canvas, paper, film, magnetic tape, optical disc). All her videos have in common that they do not research what television transmits, but how it transmits it ...

Dinçel, Nazli

°1989 - Ankara (Turkey). Currently lives and works in the United States.
Nazli Dinçel’s hand-made work reflects on experiences of disruption. She records the body in context with arousal, immigration, dislocation and desire with the film object: its texture, color and the tractable emulsion of the 16mm material. Her use of text as image, language and sound imitates the failure of memory and her own displacement within a western society ...
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Stern, Eddo

°1972 - Tel Aviv (Israel). Lives in Los Angeles.
Eddo Stern lives and works in Los Angeles. He studied visual arts, new media and computer sciences at the University of California (Santa Cruz) and at the California Institute of the Arts (Valencia, USA). At the Design Media Arts Department of UCLA he teaches courses on game design and culture; computer game development; and physical computing in an art context ...

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 ...

Lennep, Jacques

°1941 - Brussels (Belgium).
Jacques Lennep (1941, Brussels, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium. He studied Art History at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Lennep is a multidisciplinary artist and art historian. The imaginary, according to him, works according to a symbolical pattern of “correspondences” – to make use of a term derived from the Symbolists and Surrealists ...

Theys, Frank

°1963 - Ukkel (Belgium). Lives and works in Amsterdam.
During his studies in philosophy Frank Theys wrote a dissertation on the German 19th century composer Richard Wagner. After his studies, he and his brother Koen checked the intrigues with the scenarios of the epic cycle Ring des Nibelungen and the opera Parsifal, both by Wagner, resulting in the epoch making two volume video Lied van mijn Land (Song of my Soil, 1982 - 1988) ...