FEATURED ARTISTS

Mott, Jessie

°1980 - New York (United States). Lives and works in Chicago.
Jessie Mott is a visual artist who currently lives in Chicago. Her practice encompasses painting, drawing, collage, sculptural objects, video and installation that speak to a dream-like or nightmarish quality of fantasy and the grotesque. Since 2009, she collaborated with Steve Reinke on a series of video animations which has been screened in national and international festivals. ...

Peres dos Santos, Miguel

°1976 - Lisbon (Portugal). Lives and works in The Hague.
Miguel Peres Dos Santos (°1976, Lisbon, Portugal) is an artist who works in a variety of media. By emphasising aesthetics, he reflects on the closely related subjects of archive and memory. This often results in an examination of both the human need for ‘conclusive’ stories and the question whether anecdotes ‘fictionalise’ history. ...

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' ...

Reinke, Steve

°1963 - Ontario (Canada). Lives and works in Chicago.
In his darkly witty works, the artist, writer and professor Steve Reinke appropriates everything he sees and creates multiple fictions, making his improbable scenarios and appalling fantasies sound completely reasonable. He lures us into complicity, then take us one step beyond, into a region we cannot occupy comfortably ...

Shemisi Betutua, Paul

°1982 - DR Congo
Paul Shemisi Betutua started studying law, but soon swapped the lawbook for the camera. After gaining experience as a sound engineer and a camera assistant for foreign film crews, he started his own film training in 2013, organised by INSAS ...

Goryainova, Ira A.

°1984 - Moscow (Russia). Lives and works in Belgium.
Ira A. Goryainova graduated in 2016 as a documentary director from the Brussels' Royal Institute for Theater, Cinema & Sound and received greatest honor for her thesis. Goryainova plays with the expectations of viewers as she often crosses the borders between fiction and non­fiction. Her personal visual and narrative style is dark and often influenced by underground art movements and film ...

Arthur, Rebecca Jane

°1984 - Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom).
Rebecca Jane Arthur is a visual artist working predominantly with the moving image and writing. Her works often revolve around portraits of people and places, and her interest lies in personal stories that depict a socio-political context and history. Arthur obtained her MA in Fine Arts at KASK, Ghent, in 2017 ...

Vanagt, Sarah

°1976 - Bruges (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Sarah Vanagt makes documentaries, video installations and photos, in which she combines her interest for history with her interest for (the origins of) cinema. Her graduation film AFTER YEARS OF WALKING (2003) looks at the rewriting of Rwandan history after the genocide of 1994 ...

Oki, Dan

°1965 - Zadar (Croatia).
Slobodan Jokić, artist name Dan Oki. Filmmaker and visual artist, professor of film and electronic arts at the University of Split and Zagreb. Belonging to the generation of artists who in 1990s in Amsterdam worked with film and photography, made cinematographic databases and interactive video. Made four independent feature films: Oxygen4, The Performance, The Dark and The Farewell ...

Wieland, Gernot

°1968 - Horn (Austria). Lives and works in Berlin.
The Austrian artist Gernot Wieland works with research, memory and narration. His films bring together historical reports with personal recollections and scientific facts, fictional and real elements and develop a sense of the uncanny, mostly in ironic and absurd forms. The works are characterized by a gripping, tragicomic and poetic sobriety and follow associative narrative structures. ...

Rustamova, Meggy

°1985 - Tbilisi (Georgia). Lives and works in Brussels and Ghent.
Meggy Rustamova (1985, Tbilisi, Georgia) lives and works in Brussels and Ghent. She studied at KASK in Ghent where she obtained her MA in fine art and studied meanwhile for a year at the UdK, (Universität der Künste) in Berlin. Most recently she completed a post academic residency program at HISK, Higher Institute for Fine arts in Ghent, Belgium ...

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 ...

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 ...

Foighel Brutmann, Sirah

°1983 - Tel Aviv (Israel). Lives and works in Brussels.
Sirah Foighel Brutmann has been working in collaboration with Eitan Efrat for several years. Together, they create works in the audiovisual field. Sirah and Eitan's practice focuses on the performative aspects of the moving image ...

Pfleiderer, Julie

°1979 - Dusseldorf (Germany). Lives and works in Berlin and Brussels
In her work Julie explores the border of documentary and fiction. She is interested in the shift where fiction becomes truth and truth starts to be fictional. Julie enjoys collaborative processes where different media and approaches are put in dialogue to create friction out of permanent differentiation ...

Bünger, Erik

°1976 - Växjo (Sweden). Lives and works in Berlin and Stockholm.
Erik Bünger is an artist, writer and composer, whose work investigates the relationship between language and concepts such as 'voice', 'body', 'image' and 'nature'. In lecture performances, videos, texts and musical compositions he explores how such concepts, by referring to something mute and unspeakable beyond the reach of language, be­come central voids around which our reality is built up ...

Sanders, Mira

°1973 - Uccle (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Mira Sanders (b. 1973) studied Fine Arts at Sint-Lukas Brussels and is lecturer / researcher at the KU Leuven Faculty of Architecture Campus Sint-Lucas Brussels/Ghent. Her oeuvre consists of video works, drawings and installations, in which a constant quest emerges for the places, people and stories they contain ...

Efrat, Eitan

°1983 - Tel Aviv (Israel). Lives and works in Brussels.
Eitan Efrat has been collaborating with Sirah Foighel Brutmann for several years, creating works together in the audiovisual field ...

Rubio, Edurne

°1974 - Burgos (Spain).
Edurne Rubio (Spain, 1974) is a visual artist working in the fields of exhibitions, performance, cinema and architecture. Very often, she makes in-situ projects in public space. Her research has always been related to the individual or collective perception of time and space ...

Istarú, Ardélia

°1998 - Lives and works in Brussels
Ardélia Istarú is a French-Costa Rican filmmaker graduated in videography from the school of graphic research ERG, in Brussels. She has an experimental approach to politics around intimacy through documentary and animation. ...