Born 1986 in Mechelen/Belgium.
Elise Eeraerts, a multidisciplinary artist working with installations and site-specific interventions, completed her studies at the Institut für Raumexperimente, class of Olafur Eliasson, in Berlin/Germany (2011) and at the LUCA school of Arts in Brussels/Belgium. Her work often acts as a conduit via which human construction and nature are connected.
Exhibitions of her work include those at Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp/Belgium, Villa Massimo, Rome/Italy, the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo/Japan, Museum M, Leuven/Belgium, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik/Iceland, the Cité des Arts, Paris/France and the Neue Nationalgalerie and Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin/Germany. She was a resident/fellow at Villa Serpentara in Olevano Romano/Italy (Junge Akademie, Berlin, 2014), at Casa de Velázquez in Madrid/Spain (French Academy, 2016-2017) and at Atelier Calder in Saché/France (Calder Foundation, 2018). In 2020, she will embark on a Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship in Washington DC.