The Traces team
Poet, short story writer and novelist, author of texts for various media, attentive to the work of plastic artists and photographers, Caroline Lamarche enjoys collaborative projects. Distinguished by the Rossel Prize in 1996 for her first novel Le jour du chien (Minuit), she won the Short Story Goncourt 2019 for Nous sommes à la lisière (Gallimard).
Trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bilbao, Chiqui García is a professor at La Cambre. She founded the graphic studio Beltza in Bruxelles and specialises in creating art books and socially engaged visual communication media. Chiqui is convinced of the role that graphic arts can play in raising awareness about social and humanitarian causes. She is a member of the MAPS agency.
Photographer based in Brussels. Gaël Turine is the author of several works, including Le mur et la peur: Inde - Bangladesh (Actes Sud), Voodoo (Lannoo) and more recently En bas la ville (Le bec en l’air). His work is shown in museums and galleries and at festivals. His photo reports are published in the international press and have received several awards. He teaches photojournalism at the ULB and is one of the co-founders of the MAPS agency.
Pascal Chabot is a philosopher and teaches at the Ihecs. Among others, he is the author of Global burn-out (Puf, 2013), Exister, résister (Puf, 2017), Traité des libres qualités (Puf, 2019) and Avoir le temps (Puf, 2021). He made the film Burning-out: Dans le ventre de l’hôpital with the filmmaker Jérôme le Maire.
Iris Sud Hospitals
After training as a clinical psychologist attending to children and their families and professional experience with various Youth Assistance structures, Deborah Cordier joined the Paediatric Department of the Etterbeek-Ixelles site in 2012. As an art enthusiast, she creates pathways between the artistic and hospital sectors. She is the initiative behind the Traces projects.
Counsellor in prevention – psycho-social aspects at Iris Sud Hospitals, Chiara Moncada was on the front line with the PEPS psychological support unit that was set up at the very start of the pandemic. She is also a trainer and a consultant in the psychosocial field and teaches at the HE2B. During the project, she was the bridge between the contributors and the Traces team, guiding and accompanying them during each photo shoot.
Trained in Roman languages, Delphine Jarosinski has been active in hospital communication for the past 10 years. As Communications Manager at Iris Sud Hospitals and a member of Covid Hospital Coordination Cell, she acted as a relay between the artists and senior management to deploy the Traces project.