Khristine Gillard


Lives in Brussels, Belgium. Filmmaker, teacher, co-founder of LABO Bxl – artist-run cinematographic lab for research on celluloid. She directed Des Hommes (72′,2008), Miramen (22′, 2011), Cochihza (59′,2013), Eau Vive – Conversation with a Cinematographer (8’50, 2015), Las y los Minúsculxs (150′, 2021). Her projects can take the form of mixed media installations, photographs and other chemical experiments, such as in Tracé / Who Walks Makes the Hidden Visible (2017). She also creates the visuals for the music project PRAIRIE. In 2017, she is leading the artistic research Forms of Documentary – Political Scope and Aesthetic Experience with the support of Art/Recherche (FRArt) at erg – Ecole de Recherche Graphique in Brussels. She is a lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture (ULB) and teaches in the Master’s program in Creative Documentary at the Documentary Film School of Lussas (Grenoble Alpes University). In the wake of two other documentary projects she has made in Nicaragua over the last ten years, she is currently working on Y Vivir, a performative film and a research on dissident languages. Her work is shown in various international festivals and venues (e.a. Visions du Réel, IFFR Rotterdam, TIDF Taiwan, Torino Film Festival, Festival d’Amiens, Etats Généraux du Film Documentaire, Punto de Vista, Barbican London, MoMA Documentary Fortnight NY etc).