Johan Opstaele (BE, º1954)

Luna
videoinstallatie
Collection of the Verbeke Foundation

Johan Opstaele is visual artist and film maker. Since 2005 he focuses especially on video work in which he examines ‘ the moment ‘. Within this framework, he started a PhD entitled ‘ A la recherché du moment/Framing the moment ‘ in 2007.
His research starts by observing the movements of water, of plants and trees, to finally scan the body of man. He thinks  ‘moment’ is as important as ‘ narrative ‘, which according to him has a too large a role in our society, putting too much emphasis on cause and effect and too little on the ‘being’.