Olivier Delebecque (FR,1981) is a visual artist, independent filmmaker and sailor inspired by the concept of the Autonomy of Migration and engaged in contemporary migrations policy issues. He is currently based in Amsterdam. He studied Art History, graduated from the documentary department at cinema school ESEC (Paris) and the Master of Film at the Film Academy Amsterdam. Since few years he explores the subversive potential of sailing navigation which he sees as a creative practice. His works navigate between the art scene and the film world creating subversive images of the sea that seek to reconnect past oceanic migrations to the present of a site-specific location. At the moment he is developing the game design of a navigation video game with the support of the StimuleringFonds and a VR video work in collaboration with the Gemeente Beverwijk.
He is also the co-founder with Suzanne Bernhardt of the Foundation Idées Clandestines. This foundation has for ambition to support and develop artist’s talent with a special focus on interdisciplinary public space works with local community. For collaboration please contact email@example.com or www.ideesclandestine.nl