curriculum vitae


'16 - '17 La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
  Curator & writer in residence, Sept. '16 - Aug. '17, supported by the Mondriaan Fund
'14 - '15 La Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
  Curator & writer in residence, Atelier Holsboer, Oct. '14 - July '15, supported by the Mondriaan Fund


Curator (selection)

'17 Selma Feriani Gallery, Tunis
  Unfolding landscapes, solo show Eva Nielsen
'16 Château de Lacaze, Labastide Castel Amouroux
  Radical Country - Another perspective on our surroundings. Artists: Samuel Boutruche, Marie Maillard, Pier Stockholm.
'16 Galerie Lily Robert, Paris
  Curator of the gallery presentation at art fair Art Rotterdam. Artists: Julien Beneyton, Elodie Lesourd.
'14 Kunstenlab, Deventer
  Artists selection for the IJssel biennial 2017.
'14 Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague
  Preselection of French artists for The Hague Sculpture 2014.
'12 - '13 Nest, The Hague 
  Material World. Artists: Trisha Donnelly, Rubén Grilo, David Jablonowski, Magali Reus, Anne de Vries, Martin Westwood.
'12 - present Q Kunst, Utrecht / Amsterdam city council
  Art adviser new subway line (Noord/Zuidlijn) Amsterdam. Devising of art commissions, and drafting of long- and shortlist of artists eligible for these art commissions. Artists ao: Daniel Dewar & Grégory Gicquel, David Claerbout, Amalia Pica, Jennifer Tee, Persijn Broersen & Margit Lukács
'11 Foundation for Art and Public Domain (SKOR), Amsterdam
  Outdoor counterpart of Afterlife – art about the final destination, Museum Tot Zover and cemetery De Nieuwe Ooster, Amsterdam. Artists: ao Nathalie Bruys, Nick Hullegie, Femmy Otten, Leonid Tsvetkov, Yuhsin U. Chang, Valeska Soares.
'10 - '11 Kunstbeeld - Dutch art magazine
  Paper curator of the Collector's Item series. In 2011 Kunstbeeld existed 35 years. To celebrate this event I invited or each issue in 2011 a young Dutch artist who conceived an artwork especially for a double sided page in the magazine. Artists: ao Fleur van Dodewaard, Louis Reith, WassinkLundgren, Jasmijn Visser, Dominique Teufen, Sharon Houkema.
'08 - '10  21rozendaal, Enschede
  Exhibitions with ao Bruno Peinado, Wendy Morris, Het Harde Potlood and a flourishing generation Belgian artists. Under the heading 1UP I gave young Dutch artists the chance to make a first solo on the upper floor. Artists: ao Koen Taselaar, Patrick van Vught, Jeroen Rijnders, Evelien Lohbeck and Das BilT.
'07 - '08 Museum Arnhem
  Carried Away - The Procession in Art. Artists: ao Francis Alys, Joseph Beuys, James Ensor, Begoña Munoz, Meschac Gaba, Thomas Hirschhorn, Lucy Orta, Francis Picabia, Stephen Wilks.
'07 - '08 Museum Arnhem
  Sonsbeeld – 10 x Sonsbeek. A documentary exhibition that drew a picture of the ten editions of the renowned Sonsbeek exhibition by using newsreels, documentaires, photos, paraphernalia, clippings, archives, documents and text.


Writer (selection)

  Metropolis M - Dutch art magazine
'17 Interview Camille Henrot

Review Gareth Nyandoro (Palais de Tokyo)

'17 'When I do something, it’s big', Nicolas Bourriaud's new project in Montpellier
'17 Review Venice Biennale, online May 16
'17 'Good Artists Know Their Responsibilities', Christine Macel on Viva Arte Viva
'17 DOC – message from the Parisian underground, online March 20
'17 'Understanding is a victory against the violence', interview Éric Baudelaire
'16 Review Soulèvements (Jeu de Paume)
'15 FIAC 2015 (visual essay art fair FIAC, Oct. 23 '15)
'15 Officielle 2015 (visual essay art fair Officielle, Oct. 22 '15)
  Museumtijdschrift - Dutch art magazine
'17 A marvellous ballet of flowers (Jardins, Grand Palais)
'16 Alternative city (Sonsbeek 2016)
'15 Space made visible (Barbara Hepworth in the Kröller-Müller Museum)
'15 Gallery with museum appeal (Galleria Continua, Les Moulins)

The Museum as Gift (Fondation Louis Vuitton)

'12 Ai Weiwei. Homo universalis 2.0 (De Pont)
  H ART – Belgian art magazine
'17 Review Retour sur Mulholland Drive (La Panacée, Montpellier) and Los Angeles. A Fiction (Mac, Lyon)
  Zérodeux - French art magazine
'16 The Bernard Arnault of the Netherlands opens the museum of his dreams (review Museum Voorlinden)
'15 Review A Republic of Art, Van Abbemuseum
  Galerie Selma Feriani, Tunis
  Galerie Brame & Lorenceau, Paris
  Galerie Lily Robert, Paris
  Galerie Isabelle Gounod, Paris
  Gleichapel, Paris
'15 - present exhibition texts about Eva Nielsen, Nathalie Duivenvoorden, Maude Maris, Jonas Wijtenburg and Pier Stockholm
  Kunstbeeld - Dutch art magazine
'12 - '15 monthly blog
'12 Exhibition design
'12 Plea for slow curating
'11 Artists' correspondence. To open a letter is like entering someone's house
'11 Try again. Fail again. Fail better. The error as a solution.
'11 The beat goes on. China after the hype
'08 Old and new side by side. The new approach within museums of ancient art and cultural heritage
  Het Financieele Dagblad - The Dutch Financial Times
'14 The push and pull factors of Paris for Dutch artists

Afterlife - art about the final destination, catalogue


interviews with Nathalie Bruys, Nick Hullegie, Femmy Otten, Leonid Tsvetkov, Yuhsin U. Chang, Valeska Soares


Sonsbeek 2008: grandeur, catalogue


essay on artists' processions



Committees (selection)

'15 - present

Royal Award for Dutch Painting


jury member, the award is initiated by HM King Willem-Alexander


Council for Culture (Raad voor Cultuur)*

'15 - present

committee member visual arts, design and architecture


advisory committee member, BIS 2017-2020, art institutes


The Council for Culture is the legal adviser of the government in the fields of the arts, culture and media. The Council provides recommendations regarding the cultural policy in the Netherlands, whether it is requested of them or not.


AICA, NL - International Association of Art Critics

  committee member AICA Charter 2014, category Exhibitions
'10 - '12 Mondriaan Fund, Amsterdam

committee member projects Visual Arts and Heritage


Lecturer (selection)


HKU University of the Arts, Utrecht

'15 - present

lecturer course 'Positioning the artist. The artworld & I', preparation professional practice

'12 - '14

lecturer course 'The writing artist'


Frank Mohr International Masters, Groningen

'15 - '16

core lecturer and curator project week '16

'11 - '13

guest lecturer, semester lecturer, curator project week '13

'06 - '08

Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam


lecturer art theory and -history


Other work experience (selection)


Jean Brolly Gallery, Paris, gallery assistant during art fair Amsterdam Drawing


Museum Arnhem 


adviser exhibition series 'Gelders Balkon', season '13 - '14

'07 + '10 + '13

Museum Arnhem

  acting head education, co-curator/coordinator, project leader exhibition
'04 - '06 Rabobank Nederland Art Collection, Eindhoven
  coordinator art commissions Rob Birza, Alicia Framis and Job Koelewijn + curator solo exhibitions Marc Bijl, Iris van Dongen, Hadassah Emmerich and Sebastiaan Bremer in GEM and Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
'03 - '04 Museum De Paviljoens, Almere
  coordinator art in public space + project staff member
'01 Sonsbeek 9, Arnhem
  executive exhibition Sonsbeek 9. International art event. Curator Jan Hoet.
'05 - '06 Alicia Framis, artist, Amsterdam, assistant
'02 Soheila Najand, artist, Arnhem, assistant
'02 Maria Roosen, artist, Arnhem, assistant



'94 - '00 Art history, Utrecht University
  Specialism: modern and contemporary art. Doctoral thesis: ‘Ohne Titel. A study into the vision and reception of Documenta 7, 8 and IX'


nationality Dutch
residence Paris