Susanna Inglada

Susanna Inglada IntroductionBiography Susanna Inglada (1983) makes highly expressive drawings of people who are involved in an intense, sometimes even violent interaction with each other. She first attended a drama course in Barcelona before she devoted herself to studies of visual arts in Spain, the Netherlands and Belgium. Her work therefore has a strong theatrical…

Jan Brokof

Jan Brokof IntroductionBiography Jan Brokof (1977) was born in former Eastern Germany. In his early work the social environment of his youth with its Plattenbau apartment buildings and the chimneys of the local oilrefinery play a prominent role. He once made a completely three-dimensional reconstruction in woodcut of his boy’s room, including the sansevierias in…

Andrea Freckmann

Andrea Freckmann IntroductionBiography Reality and the theatrical merge in Andrea Freckmann’s (1970) paintings. An interior featuring a sleeping woman for instance is transformed into a park with trees where three dogs are guarding her bedside. The images often originate directly from personal experiences. She thus places her own life on a stage where fantasy and…

Henri Jacobs

Henri Jacobs IntroductieBiografie Henri Jacobs (1957) has been working an a continuous series of drawings since 2003. These Journal Drawings originate from a project he developed as a teacher in which he instructed his students to draw anything that impressed them or caught their attention on a given day. From there he started to use…

Robbie Cornelissen

Robbie Cornelissen IntroductionBiographyIntroduction Robbie Cornelissen (1954) has a reputation for making gigantic drawings which, apart from their dimensions, are especially impressive because of their abundance of detail. In the libraries, cities or halls depicted by him man is absent; consequently, the architectural fantasy retains a certain neutrality so that the observer can wander round the…

Heidi Linck

Heidi Linck IntroductionBiographyIntroduction In her drawings, Heidi Linck (1978) researches spaces that have fallen into disuse or were abandoned. She uses an ever expanding archive of photos and notes, made in the places she visited herself, as the basis for these drawings. She draws the interiors in black ink, so that at first only the…

Nare Eloyan

Nare Eloyan IntroductionBiographyIntroduction Nare Eloyan (1988) is interested in art that has close ties to everyday life; as a kind of ethnography of urban society where the boundaries between high and low culture have faded. She collects ceramic vases on markets and in second hand shops which she considers as material handed to her by…

Zeger Reyers

Zeger Reyers IntroductionBiographyIntroduction Zeger Reyers (1966) is known for his installations in which he confronts the artificial, man-made world with nature. For instance, he made fungi grow from furniture and sank chairs down into the river Oosterschelde until they were overgrown with mussels. In the work Drum Kit  (2004) he coupled up a hundred empty…

Ingrid van der Hoeven

Ingrid van der Hoeven IntroductionBiographyIntroduction In her sculptures Ingrid van der Hoeven (1962), of Indonesian descent herself, focuses on the image of the Asian woman, who has freed herself from her traditional, submissive position and developed into an alert, self-confident woman. From the waist up her sculptures rise from the ground. Their posture is strong…

Frank Van den Broeck

Frank Van den Broeck IntroductionBiographyIntroduction The drawings of Frank van den Broeck (1950) have a characteristic and unmistakable signature. In nimble lines he draws scenes that, although concrete are ambiguous as well. Floating is an often used theme in the work of Van den Broeck, making it seem like objects are in a state of…