KUNSTENAARS IN DE KIJKER

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 ...

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 ...
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Claus, Eva

°1992 - Belgium. Lives and works in Brussels.
Eva Claus is a filmmaker currently based in Brussels, Belgium. She has made a number of 16mm short films and was educated at the Friedl Kubelka School for independent film in Vienna, Austria. She obtained her MA and BA in Fine Arts at the photography department The Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent. Her films have been screened in various places over the world. ...

Battersby, Cooper

°1971 - Penticton, British Columbia (Canada).
Cooper Battersby (b. 1971, Penticton British Columbia, Canada) and Emily Vey Duke (b. 1972, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada) have been working collaboratively since 1994. They work in printed matter, installation, curation and sound, but their primary practice is the production of single-channel video. ...

el Salem, Mouaad

°1994
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 Interpreter, 2009 Maria Iorio & Raphaël Cuomo © the artist(s) & producer(s)

Cuomo, Raphaël

°1977 - Delemont (Switzerland). Lives and work in Geneva and Berlin.
Raphaël Cuomo is a Swiss visual artist who performs research at Jan van Eyck Academie in the Netherlands. In recurrent collaborations with artist Maria Iorio he explores basic, sometimes conflicting values of modern-day society and social systems such as states or nations ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Duke, Emily Vey

°1972 - Halifax, Nova Scotia (Canada).
Cooper Battersby (b. 1971, Penticton British Columbia, Canada) and Emily Vey Duke (b. 1972, Halifax Nova Scotia, Canada) have been working collaboratively since 1994. They work in printed matter, installation, curation and sound, but their primary practice is the production of single-channel video. ...

Markov, Alexander

°1973 - Leningrad (Russia).
Alexander Markov is a documentary filmmaker, cinema historian and artist. He directs films in Saint Petersburg and abroad, teaches documentary directing at Saint Petersburg State Institute of Film and Television, and works as an independent curator. His video installations were shown at Sharjah Biennial, Calvert 22, Iwalewahaus, Africa.Cont, CEU, among many others ...

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 ...

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 ...

Marxt, Lukas

°1983 - Schladming (Austria). Lives and works in Cologne and Brussels.
Lukas Marxt studied at the University of Art and Design Linz from 2004 to 2009, and completed the Post-graduate program at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne in 2012. In his work, he is always searching for relics of human impact upon nature ...

Blume, Félix

°1984 - Narbonne (Aude, France). Currently lives and works between Mexico and France.
Félix Blume is a sound artist and sound engineer. His work is focused on listening, it invites us to live sonic experiences that enable a different perception of the surrounding. He uses sound as a basic material in sound pieces, videos, actions and installations ...

Cos, Teresa

°1982 - Latisana, Friuli-Venezia-Giulia (Italy). Lives and works in Brussels and London.
Teresa Cos makes use of improvisation and reiteration techniques to create audiovisual works which investigate the active and passive forms of repetition at the bases of human emotional and social processes ...

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 ...

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 ...

Peeters, Sam

°1986 - Leuven (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Sam Peeters is a Belgian and British national. He studied medicine for three years before turning to film, his true passion. In 2017, he graduated as a director from the Royal Institute of Theatre, Film and Sound (RITCS) in Brussels, Belgium ...

Van der Auwera, Emmanuel

°1982 - Brussels (Belgium).
Emmanuel Van der Auwera (b. 1982, Belgium) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium ...