OVERZICHT KUNSTENAARS

Makengo, Nelson

°1990 - Lives and works in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Nelson Makengo has a degree from the Académie des Beaux-Arts de Kinshasa (2015) and has been trained at La Femis in Paris, France. Fundamentaly, Makengo is a self-taught photographer and filmmaker ...

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 ...

Heremans, Sandra

°1989 - Rwanda
Sandra Heremans is art historian and filmmaker. She received a MA in Art History in Social and Cultural Anthropology. In her Master theses, she focused on the power and representation of the symbol in the art theory of Aby Warburg. Heremans later discovered experimental film and made her first short The Yellow Mazda and His Holiness (2018). ...
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 ...

Synak, Wiktoria

°1994 - Gdynia (Poland). Lives and works in Brussels.
Born in 1994 in Gdynia, Poland. Based in Brussels. Studied at Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam, ESADMM in Marseille and currently doing a Master degree in Photography at Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels. In June 2017 she received Roger de Conynck Prize - a support to young talented photographers awarded by Fondation Roi Baudouin ...

Terziev, Krassimir

°1969 - Dobritch (Bulgaria). Lives and works in Sofia.
Krassimir Terziev (1969, Dobritch, Bulgaria) received a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at Sofia University (2012), and is lecturer in the Digital Arts MA Program at the National Academy of Arts in Sofia, where he received an MA in Painting (1997). Terziev is one of the leading Bulgarian contemporary artists ...

Cattelain, Claude

°1972 - Kinshasa (Congo).
Claude Cattelain (1972, Kinshasa, Congo) lives and works in Brussels, Belgium and Valenciennes, France. He experiments in various disciplines - painting, sculpture and video art - aiming at notions of instability, fragility and escapism. ...
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de Boer, Manon

°1966 - Kodaikanal (India).
Manon de Boer (India, 1966) lives and works in Brussels, where she is a member of the artist collective Auguste Orts, created in 2006. She studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Rotterdam and at the Rijksacademie in Amsterdam ...
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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.. ...

Meyer, Eva

°1950 - Freiburg (Germany). Lives and works in Berlin.
Eva Meyer (1950, Freiburg, Germany) lives and works in Berlin, Germany. She studied philosophy, art history, archaeology and literature in Freiburg and Berlin. For her essay-related video work, Meyer invariably works together with her partner and artist Eran Schaerf. Searching for a precarious balance between fragmentation and montage, their videos are seldom designed in a linear way ...

Theys, Koen

°1963 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Brussels.
Koen Theys studied at the St. Lucas Academy in Brussels. Throughout his practice as a video artist he develops a language that consists in adding emotional, intuitive or intellectual connotations to elementary images, which are continuously combined in different ways so that a narrative structure arises. ...

Villevoye, Roy

°1960 - Maastricht (The Netherlands). Lives and works in Amsterdam.
In his work Roy Villevoye explores issues around anthropological representation, the conventions of documentary filmmaking and the legacy of colonialism. Even though his videos, often realized in collaboration with Jan Dietvorst, are frequently considered documentaries, he distances himself explicitly from the genre, by freeing himself from a number of characteristic conventions. ...

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 ...

Desamory, Lucile

°1977 - Brussels (Belgium). Lives and works in Berlin.
"Lucile Desamory is a genuine Bruxelloise, but since mid 2004 she has sought refuge in Berlin. Video maker, DJ, VJ, musician, jack-of-all-trades... As a self-educated woman she has built up a broad audiovisual oeuvre, ranging between slapstick and trash, electro and chanson, the absurd and the fantastic ...
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. ...

Murray, Alison

°1970 - Nova Scotia (Canada). Lives and works in London.
Alison Murray studied film at the Royal College of Art. Murray’s oeuvre is based upon personal experience and is formally located between experimental cinema, the music video, video art and narrative film ...

Silver, Shelly

°1957 - Brooklyn, New York (United States).
Shelly Silver (1957, New-York ) attended Cornell University, graduating in 1980 with a B.A. in Intellectual History, and a B.F.A. in Mixed Media and subsequently attended the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program ...