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SIC 2016


Samah Hijawi is a participating performer at YOUYOUYOU for the opening of Citizen in ExtraCity, Antwerp, 2017.

The project is composed and directed by Myriam Van Imschoot in Belgium. 

Samah Hijawi will show her work at Mahalla Festival, Istambul and the Asian Art Biennial, Taiwan, 2017. She will be an artist in residence with Moussem a nomadic art project in Belgium that presents artists who are connected to the Arab world. Together with them and MuCEM in Marseilles, she will develop her new project, that is exploring the relationship between the French, Belgian and Palestinian identities.


SAINT’S GAME by Amélie Derlon Cordina is co-produced by GSARA, CBA and AJC and is selected for FID Marseille 2017. The film is in distribution at ARGOS.


ANOTHER PLANET by Amir Yatziv is selected at Rotterdam Film Festival, Oberhausen Film Festival, DocAviv 2017, and 25fps.


SIC 2015


Demeure (titre provisoire) by Lucie Martin is co-produced by the Gsara.

IL QUARTO GIORNO DI SCUOLA (The Forth Day of School), a film by Martina Melilli, was screened at the Rotterdam Film Festival 2016.

The film won the Premio Quotidiana at Quotidiana16, Padova, the Award Andrea Pazienza for the creative use of graphic design and images and was selected for the 23 Premio Libero Bizzarri, San Benedetto del Tronto, ItaliaCortoDoc Competition. It was presented in the official selection of TIFF - Tirana International Film Festival as well as at the Lago Film Fest XII, for the Faito Doc Festival and for the Milano Film Festival, Shorts Competition


Coup De Grace by Dorothée van den Berghe and Griet van Reeth, research project at LUCA School of Arts, receives VAF development funding.


Odyssey by Sabine Groenewegen is supported by the Dutch Cultural Media Fund (NL), Flemish Community Commission (BE), Flanders Audiovisual Fund (BE), Light Cone (FR). 
​coproduced by Argos Center for Art and Media (BE)

Sabine Groenewegen was in residency with her film at Atelier 105, Lightcone, Paris.

SIC 2014

Lazara Rosell Albear is a WIELS resident in 2016. She will also present her work at the conference : Afro-Cuban Artists: A Renaissance, in Columbia, MO (Missouri, USA).

In 2015 Davide Tidoni presented The Sound Of White Noise at Deutschlandradio Kultur and lectured at Generative Kunst Course, UDK, Berlin.

Dan Oki teaches video and computer art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Split. In 2015 Dan Oki had a solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb Photo Bioautography (2014 > 1989).

Eleni Kamma participates in Breaking Crisis, the film program of Transmediale Berlin 2016. She takes part in 'Indiscipline' : Brussels, the multifaceted and interdisciplinary capital, comes to Palais de Tokyo. In 2015 she has been invited by Netwerk Aalst to unfold her latest film project, Yar bana bir eglence, (Oh, for some Amusement!) into an individual exhibition.

2016 Effi Weiss and Amir Borenstein are a.o. in residency at The Tower Resicency, Cushendall, N.Ireland, have a solo exhibition at Espace Libre, Biel-Bienne, Switzerland and do a residency and community project at The Israeli Centre for Digital Art, The Jessy Cohen Museum, Holon

In 2017 HOUSEWARMING by Effi Weiss & Amir Borenstein (SIC 2014) is selected to the international competition section of the ARKIPEL Jakarta International Documentary and Experimental Film Festival.

For oralsite.be Effi & Amir created a digital publication on the project. HOUSEWARMING is also programmed to feature on the online curated platform Saison Video (in October 2017)

SIC 2013


Florence Aigner's radio-documentary : LES ENFANTS DE LA POULE is out on CD. (produced by Polymorfilms and l'Atelier Graphoui, with the help of the Federation Wallonie-Bruxelles).

Sanaz Azari released her second documentary film in 2014 : I comme Iran / I For Iran. 2016 she takes part in 'Indiscipline' : Brussels, the multifaceted and interdisciplinary capital, comes to Palais de Tokyo.

Toshie Takeuchi shows her short film "Tampopo Head and the Name of the Dogs" until Februari 20th 2016 at Hotel Mariakapel.

Nicolas Tubéry presents his experimental documentary "1408-Jorn Festiu" at Les Rencontres Internationales nouveaux cinéma et art contemporain La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, 2016.

Yushi Yanohara is lecturing at Doshisha University, Kyoto.

Rut Karin Zettergren and Sonia Hedstrand were 2015 artist in recidency at PS Lagos in Nigeria to continue their work with Nollywood Hustlers & Nolly 2025.


SIC 2012


Furor by Salomé Laloux-Bard, Distribution : Prima Luce

Festivals/Screenings : 

• Screening at Atelier Varans, Paris, 2016, France

• Festival Bobines sociales 2014, France
• Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain d’Ostende, 2014, Belgique
• Szczecin Film Festival 2014, 2014, Pologne
• Courtisane, 2013, Gent, Belgique
• États généraux du film documentaire, Lussas, France, 2013
• FESTIVAL FILMER A TOUT PRIX, Bruxelles, Belgique, 2013
• Festival Possessions, Séances Fantôme MK2 Beaubourg 
• Festival du cris du monde, 2013, La Ciotat, France
• Conférence aux EOAAÉcole de l’aire de salon en Provence, 2013

In 2015 Julie Pfleiderer directed the trailer for the performance “A Possibility of an Abstraction” for visual artist Germaine Kruip and created 6 films for the festival “Performatik” at Kaaitheater Brussels. She also directed the new performance “Jetzt aber später” with actress Angelika Krautzberger in collaboration with the band Colorist.

Christine Moderbacher is PHD resarcher at the University of Aberdeen : CRAFTING LIVES. On MIGRATION, MARKS and MAKING.

Miki Ambrozy was the winner of filmlab wildcard - VAF Wildcardcompetition 2013 with his film Fabric of Time. At the moment he is working on his next film "Rites of Resistance".

Caroline Daish won best actress for feature films in the Melbourne Underground Film Festival for her performance in “The Dead Speak Back” (Triptych Films) in 2014. She also collaborates with Belgium artists, such as Myriam Van Imschoot, Mette Edvardsen and  in the lastest film from the visual artist duo, Charles & Sarah in “A day will come my future will be your past”.
January / February 2016 she is in residency at Buda Kortrijk.

With her brother Stewart Daish she is one of four artists selected as participants of WORD! 2016: They will screen their documentary “Gormless Wonderland” in public space in the City of Adelaide.

Eva La Cour is PHD researcher at Valand, University of Gothenburg:  Guiden som figur i Medieringen af Arktis (The Guide)

Isobel Clouter is Curator, World and Traditional Music at British Library.


SIC 2011

Joshua Rickard is Visiting Research Fellow at the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore. He holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Kent, Canterbury. His ongoing research critically examines the roles of foreign aid and international NGOs in Palestinian communities, and their relationships to external as well as local actors. His book Fragmentation of Palestine will be published in June 2016.

Beatriz Veliz Argueta is the Coordinator of the Urban Photography Summer School at the Center for Urban and Community Research (CUCR) Goldsmiths, University of London.

Bram Cevits is docent at School of Arts KASK, coordinator of The Color Biolab: research in new sustainable color sources and applications using waste and living organisms to be applied in art and design practice.


SIC 2010

Sandra Sykorova is Curator of Public Programmes at Tate Modern, London.

Dodda Maggy is exploring the emotional language of video and music. She is guest teacher at Reykjavik School of Visual Art and at The Icelandic Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland. In 2015 she received an Artist grant of the Icelandic Ministry of Culture and Education.

Eisa Jocson performs 2016 a.o. at Tanzplattform, Frankfurt, DE, Teatro Municipal do Porto, P, Beursschouwburg, Brussels, BE, Vooruit, Ghent, BE, Theatre de Strasbourg, F and at the Karnabal Festival, Metro Manila, RP.

Tine Guns presents her recent work at a soloshow at Netwerk Aalst until 06 / 03 / 2016.


SIC 2009

Nadine Wanono, founder of "Rencontre Narrativités Singulières" and "Rencontre Anthropologies Numériques" at Le Cube, Paris, is currently lecturing at the department of Visual Anthropology, FU Berlin 

Angelo Vermeulen realises a multidisciplinary oeuvre that crosses over the boundaries of biology, technology and community. Vermeulen won the Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award in 2012. He is crew commander of HI-SEAS, a Mars simulation study on improving the nutritional value of space food, funded by NASA and travels the world to share information about his art and scientific projects as a TED Senior Fellow. 2011-2015 he did a PhD in space habitat design and participatory systems engineering at Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands).

Luke W Moody is Film and Distribution Manager at britdoc.

Annemie Maes is the visual artist behind the Brussels Urban Bee Lab. Her research practice combines art and science with a strong interest for DIY technologies. Affiliated to the artist collectives Okno and So-on, she has managed several international art projects granted by EU Culture and collaborates on regular basis with science groups in Brussels, Paris, Barcelona and Tokyo. Currently she is on working residency at WIKO Berlin.

Marie Gehin (les films nus) was the production manager of "Battles" by Isabelle Tollenaere ( BE, 2015 )

Charlotte Grégoire continues to make documentary films. Her film BUREAU DE CHOMAGE (Employment Office) in collaboration with Anne Schiltz was nominated for the Best Documentary at the Magritte du Cinéma 2016. Again with Anne Schiltz she is now developping a new documentary : ANDREI.


SIC 2008

Charles Fairbanks is a wrestler, filmmaker, and assistant professor of media arts at Antioch College, US.
2010 Werner Herzog selected him for the first Rogue Film School, in 2012 he was awarded Guggenheim Fellow. His new work is emerging through collaboration with an indigenous Zoque community in rural Chiapas.


SIC 2007

Matthias De Groof is postdoctoral researcher at the University of Antwerp in Belgium where he studies postcolonial theory and Belgian cinema. February 17-19, 2016 he organised the symposium : The Iconography of Lumumba and the Work of Raoul Peck
with guests as Johannes Fabian & Raoul Peck.

Lieve Willekens is coordinator heritage and diversity at MAS ( Museum aan de Stroom ), Antwerp

Chloë Salembier teaches at UC Louvain in the department of Architecture / Urbanism

Tülin Özdemir continued her filmic research that she started with her SICproject Notre Marriage with a second documentary film: Beyond the Ararat, released in 2013.


Former Participants