Erien Withouck lives and works in Brussels. She holds a BA in visual arts specified in photography obtained at LUCA School of Arts in Brussels, and is currently completing her MA in Cultural Studies at KU Leuven. Next to her studies, she works as a researcher for Argos Centre for Art and Media in Brussels and does both research and organizational assistance for Lieven Gevaert Research Centre for Photography at KU Leuven. She is further active in several projects related to (audio)visual arts which include her own artistic practice. For De Blinkerd she created the first booklet within the Oule series "On Wind Knots" (2021) which traces a journey on a ferry to an island. The protagonist wonders about the stories she hears on women selling knots of wind and reflects on the role of women at sea. She jumps between past and present to imagine futures.