Bert De Backer

Bert is a Ghent-based phenomenological artist-architect. He currently teaches mixed media and public space design at KU Leuven Ghent and LUCA School Of Arts. His work engages with the codes of (human-made) environments and our perception of those environments. Often departing from a specific location and the narratives it embodies, Bert engages with the highly recognizable phenomena that populate our surroundings. He has worked with ConstructLab since 2017, is a part of artist collective 019, sporadically plays the role of architect-scenograph and operates the artistic practice Villa.