Director: Anouk De Clercq, Tom Callemin

Belgium, 2017, 13 mins., English with English and Lithuanian subtitles, V

A light phenomenon travels over a landscape. We look into what lies in the shadow of our own lights, like looking up at the screen that lights up in the dark. “It” is an audiovisual investigation into a reality that temporarily changes, in a search, a quest for something to light up in the dark.

About the directors

Anouk De Clercq explores the potential of audiovisual language to create possible worlds. She is interested in what lies behind ‘reality’ or in between the visible and the imaginary.

She has received several awards, including the Illy Prize at Art Brussels in 2005 and a Prix Ars Electronica Honorary Mention in 2014. Her work has been shown in Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, MAXXI, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Ars Electronica, among others.

Anouk De Clercq is affiliated to the School of Arts University College Ghent as an artistic researcher. Anouk De Clercq is a founding member of Auguste Orts and is represented by Gallery Sofie Van de Velde.

Tom Callemin, born in 1991 in Ostend, Belgium, lives and works in Ghent. He studied photography and fine arts and works as a visual artist in photography and video. His work has been awarded and shown in solo exhibitions and has been included in several international group shows.

Section: Between the Prophetic and the Poetic

Dir. of Photography: Tom Callemin

Producer: Marie Logie