Defne Ayas, Director:

  • Brings the Europe delegation to Fast Forward Festival co-organized by Creative Time in Athens, together with WdWReview.org, May 13-14 2017.
  • Serves on the Tällberg Jury for Global Leadership Prize 2017 in August.
  • Joins Artissima 2017 jury in November.
  • Speaks at SVA Curatorial Summit in New York in November.
  • Joins Board of Tällberg Foundation.
  • Joins the 1st Cleveland Triennial as Curatorial Correspondent.
  • Gives the annual Keynote Lecture at University of Hawai‘i (as part of The Dai Ho Chun Endowment for Distinguished Lecturers); participates in a panel at Honolulu Biennale March, 2017.
  • Jurymember of Projections for Art Rotterdam 2017.

Natasha Hoare, Curator

Yoeri Meessen, Associate Director Education & Public Affairs

  • Co-authors the manifesto towards a new Arts Curriculum (CKV) for Rotterdam.
  • Joins the Rotterdam Partners International Advisory Board Culture workgroup (IABx).

Sarah van Overeem – Van der Tholen, Business Coordinator

  • Participated at the third annual King Baudoin Foundation US Alumni conference that took place at the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHES) on Friday 21 April 2017.
  • Compiles the program for the conference Corporate Collecting on 9 February during Art Rotterdam 2017.

Samuel Saelemakers, Curator

  • Selects participants for the first Open Air Section for Art Rotterdam 2017.
  • Is guest lecturer at the Jan van Eyck Academie in June 2017.