Rafaël Klepfisch (B, 1992, Brussels) holds a Master's degree in directing from the IAD
(Louvain-la-Neuve, BE) and a Master's degree in History from the Université du Maine.
With these two courses of study, he turned to video and writing. He is a laureate of the Biennale
of the Possible image in 2020 and of the grant Un futur pour la culture with Camille Dufour for their
Camille Dufour for their project The 7 Sins of Capitalism. As part of this transdisciplinary project
project, which mixes engraving, text and video, Rafaël Klepfisch creates a series of engraved
texts as well as a monumental video installation, Retours sur le capitalisme - where seven
seven projections continuously broadcast a montage of images taken exclusively from the
from the internet. These are all embodiments of the triumphant imagery that saturates the public space,
recomposed to better deconstruct it. The project will be shown again
in May 2021 at the Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles in Paris.
In 2021, Rafaël Klepfisch is once again the winner of the Future for Culture grant. He
collaboration with Camille Dufour with a new project, Empreinte
carbon. The project will be exhibited for the first time at the Delta in Namur at the end of the year. A
this occasion, the artists distributed two thousand works of art in letterboxes at random
mailboxes, inviting the recipients to respond.
In 2022, Rafaël Klepfisch prepares an experimental film, Ni vivants ni morts, about the agricultural world.
agricultural world. Attentive to contemporary issues and the search for more direct forms of expression, Rafaël Klepfisch
forms of expression, Rafaël Klepfisch draws on his cinematographic training to compose structured
structured videos while offering himself a wide field of experimentation. Freed from too many
from too many constraints, his videos are an act of testing, repositioning and questioning
questioning the dominant discourses.
Rafaël Klepfisch is also an author of graphic novel scripts. In turn, he
the life of the mountaineer Georges Mallory to question the relationship of
domination of humans over their environment, then on the Anthropocene through a graphic novel
La Falaise, winner of the FWB's Découverte prize and currently under development.
Rafaël Klepfisch also teaches film history and screenwriting techniques at
Preparts Film. Finally, he runs workshops at Cinematek (Brussels) on comics and cinema.
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The 7 Sins of Capitalism, Centre Wallonie Bruxelles, Paris.
Biennale de l'Image Possible, Liège.
7 sins of capitalism, Pinguin Space, Brussels.
Carbon footprint, Delta, Namur.
Creation of a video installation, Les Autres
Creation of a video installation, Retours sur le capitalisme.
Creation of a recording of Camille Dufour's performance, Lavandière de la nuit.
Creation of a captation of Camille Dufour's performance, صابونحلب.
Writing and preparation of the documentary Ni vivants ni morts, (B).
Directing the experimental documentary And water, the only certainty [mediadiffusion prod].
Assistant director for Simon cries by Sergio G. Sermiento [mediadiffusion prod].
Director of the short film Mayla [mediadiffusion prod].
Director of the short film A deux dans le brouillard [IAD].
Direction of the medium-length film Scènes d'été (Scum pictures).
Director of the short film Persona (IAD).
Assistant director on the short film Matthieu by Ely Chevillot and Alizé Van Reeth (IAD)
Direction of the documentary Battements de peaux (IAD)
Assistant director on the short film #suicide by Arnaud Gattlen (Scum Pictures).
Direction of the short film Enfantillages.
Awards and distinction
Winner of the grant Un futur pour la Culture from the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.
Winner of the Discovery Grant of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.
Winner of the Biennale of the Possible Image 2020.
Winner of the Future for Culture Grant of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation.
Selection at the Grenoble Short Film Festival.
Selection at the Villeurbane Short Film Festival.
Master History, Civilization and Heritage at the University of Le Mans.
Master in Performing Arts [film directing option] at the Institute of Broadcasting Arts,