David Van Reybrouck (Bruges, 1971) was born into a Flemish family of florists, bookbinders and artists. His father, a farmer’s son, spent five years in Congo as a railway engineer immediately after independence.
Debby Huysmans studied photography at the Academy in Ghent. In 2003 she graduated and received the artistic prize Horlait Dapsens. She made several photo serials in Poland, Romania, Belgium and Russia. Her work has been shown in several domestic and foreign exhibitions.
Denise Van den Broeck (°1957) is a freelance journalist. She wrote the books 'Het kloppend hart van het spoor' (1998), 'Stinkende zaakjes' (2003) en 'Medische Blunders' (2004). In 2008 she worked undercover as a security guard in the security zone of Brussels Airport where she was assigned to track down terrorists, bombs and drugs. She wrote down her observations in the book 'Iedereen terrorist!' (2012). 'Medische Blunders', 'Stinkende zaakjes' and 'Iedereen terrorist!' were realised with support of the Pascal Decroos Fund.
Elke Borghs lived in Puerto Barrios near Santo Tomas, Guatemala for a year in 1997-1998. As a local contact person and interpreter she guided the directors of the documentary Tu ne verras pas Verapaz around.
Elles van Gelder (35) has been living and working in South-Africa as a journalist and filmmaker for six years. In Belgium she works for Flemish public broadcaster VRT and newspaper De Standaard and in the Netherlands for NOS, NRC Handelsblad en VPRO...