Anouk De Clercq explores the potential of audiovisual language to create possible worlds. Her recent work is based on the utopian idea of ‘radical empathy’.

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, BOZAR, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Berlinale, Ars Electronica, among others.

Anouk De Clercq is affiliated to the School of Arts University College Ghent as a visiting professor.
She is a founding member of Auguste Orts, On & For Production and Distribution and initiator of Monokino.

Anouk De Clercq is the author of Where is Cinema, published by Archive Books.

May 7 – October 10
Kunsthal Extra City Antwerp (BE)
Naively Radical / Radically Naive
Exhibition — OK

June 10 – June 27
STUK Leuven (BE)
Wired for Empathy
Exhibition — One

June 24 – 26
Videonale Cologne (DE)
Screening — Black

July 3 – September 5
Kunstenfestival Watou (BE)
Exhibition — One

July 20 – 25
Filmforum Los Angeles (US)
Comfort Behavior
Screening – It

August 11 – 16
Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Moscow
Moscow International Experimental Film Festival
Screening – We’ll find you when the sun goes black

POW Film Fest Portland (US)
Screening — One

November 12 – 14
Tabakalera San Sebastian (ES)
International Film Seminar
Screening & Seminar — Black, Where is Cinema

OK 2021
Here it comes, the future 2021
We'll find you when the sun goes black 2021
One 2020
Where is Cinema 2019
Helga Humming 2019
Pendant Pair 2018
It 2017
Atlas 2016
Black 2015
New York New York 2014
Thing 2013
Tears of Melancholy 2013
Swan Song 2013
Monument 2011
7 2011
Oh 2010
Oops wrong planet 2009
Echo 2008
Motion for Newton 2008
Pixelspleen 2007
Pang 2005
Log 2005
Me+ 2004
Kernwasser Wunderland 2004
Horizon 2004
Conductor 2004
Building 2003
Portal 2002
Petit Palais 2002
Whoosh 2001
Sonar 2001
Game of Mobile Forces 2001
Motion for Stockhausen 2000
Autobiography of the Eye 1997
Speakeasy 1996