Friction Building is a program of short films dealing with colonial heritage, that was presented at Extra-City, Antwerp on 15/02/2018.

Opening up a Space of Exchange is a lecture on Echangeur and decolonial activism in Belgium, held at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow on 05/08/2017.

Voice Over is a visual essay, a response to a colonial statue in the Flemish city of Geraardsbergen. The essay was published in Collateral, online journal for cross-cultural close reading on 05/01/2017.

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Credits Échangeur

A film by: Anne Reijniers and Rob Jacobs

With: José Batekele, Jude Mansita, Klarchi Ngonde, Ange Katalea, Dieu Ndebo, Tiliton Kuzana, Docha Glody, Vialig ze Ngonde, Kimvuidi Lema Chef, Banzila Yemeyi Desire, Arqabound Kabunda Mbuyi Mick, Widjo Wiyombo, Erwan Soumhi

Research: Davy Verbecket, Rob Jacobs, José Maria Masanga, Nizar Saleh Hirji, Widjo Wiyombo, Anne Reijniers

Production: Rob Jacobs, Anne Reijniers, Thijs Paijmans, Koen Bleuzé, De Imagerie, Het Bos

Image: Anne Reijniers

Sound: Anne Reijniers and Erwan Soumhi

Editing: Anne Reijniers and Rob Jacobs

Sound editing: Aïda Merghoub

Sound mixing: Michel Coquette

Grading: Thijs Paijmans

Advice: Elias Grootaers, Martine Huvenne, Lotte de Bruyne, Hilde D'Haeyere

Translation: Veerle Duflou, José Maria Masanga, Nizar Saleh Hirji, Aïda Merghoub, Christopher Daley

Title design: Mario Debaene




Screening Format: DCP

Length: 30'

Aspect Ratio: 16:9

Colour/B&W: Colour

Sound: 3.0

Language: French, Lingala

Subtitles: English & Dutch available

Year: 2016