Stef Van Looveren (they/them) (BE,1992) is an Antwerp based artist. They studied Fine Arts at Central Saint Martins, London and Sint-Lucas, Antwerp. They’re the winner of the third edition of the STRT SCHOT award, an initiative of Studio Start VZW, awarding a prize to a graduate artist selected out of the two art school in Antwerp (St Lucas University of Antwerp and The Royal Academy of Fine Arts). Stef Van Looveren’s practice translates itself into video installation, photo and collage. The installations are used, as an attempt to reflect and dismantle the performativity of our human behaviour. Playfully mimicking our social conducts along with visual culture, Their work moves towards a surreal gesture. Additionally, Stef Van Looveren expresses a profound interest in questioning gender in relation to sexuality and identity.