Michiel van Bakel

Age: 51

Place of Birth: N/A

Director

Biography

Michiel van Bakel (1966, Netherlands) studied astronomy and psychology for several years before he chose to pursue a career in autonomous visual art. Van Bakel has made films and videos as well as sculptures and interactive multimedia installations. He combines the elementary foundations of photography and video with digital animation techniques. While his approach is technical, his work focuses on people in their surroundings, often resulting in a poetic reality. He lives and works in Rotterdam.