Jureša, Jelena

°1974 - Novi Sad (Yugoslavia). Lives and works in Ghent (Belgium).
Jelena Jureša works with video, photography and text, often starting with in-depth research. In her works, she relates individual stories and questions of identity to collective processes of oblivion and remembrance. She unceasingly questions historical and political narratives, and tries to destabilise our ideas of what is true. ...

Jean-Baptiste, Maxime

°1993 - France. Currently based in Brussels and Paris.
Maxime Jean-Baptiste is a filmmaker born and raised in the context of the Guyano-Antillese diaspora in France, of a French mother and 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 ...

Jerez, Maria

°1978 - Madrid (Spain).
Maria Jerez mainly works in: Europe She officially lives in: Madrid Her work travels in between: choreography, cinema and visual arts She is interested in: the unspeakable and the indifference She produces the works: “El Caso del Espectador” (2004), “This Side Up” (2006), “The Perfect Alibi” (2011-12), “ba-deedly-deedly-deedly-dum ba-boop-be-doop!” (2014), “Alma de Rímel & The Glammatics” (201 ...

Jonas, Joan

°1936 - New York (United States).
Joan Jonas is a pioneer of video and performance art and one of the most important female artists to emerge in the late 1960s and early 1970s. She began her career in New York City as a sculptor ...

Johnson, Esther

- Beverley, Hull (United Kingdom).
Esther Johnson is an artist and filmmaker whose research practice explores documentary portraiture through moving image, audio and photography. She studied for an MA at the Royal College of Art, London, and for a BA (Hons) at Royal Holloway, University of London ...

Jashari, Shelbatra

°1981 - Pristina (Kosovo). Lives and works in Brussels.
"Shelbatra Jashari studied at the Sint Lukas Hogeschool in Brussels. Her work has been shown during the International Film Festival in Rotterdam (The Netherlands), Prendsçacourt! (Montréal, Canada) and the Courtisane festival in Ghent (Belgium), where she won the Distribution Award 2004." (Source: argos festival 2004 catalogue) ...

Jacobs, Rob

°1989 - Mortsel (Belgium).
Rob Jacobs is a PhD-researcher, connected to the University of Antwerp in Belgium and the University of Aarhus in Denmark. His work concentrates on contested official representations of Belgian colonialism and artistic/activist reinterpretations of the colonial past in public spaces in Belgium and DR Congo ...