Defne Ayas, Director:

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

  • Conducts studio visits as a guest advisor at Van Eyck Academy in Maastricht in autumn 2017.
  • Was invited to take part in a research seminar organised by the Estate Philippe Vandenberg in Brussels.
  • Participates in the Curatorial Conversations 2017 series organised by the KASK, Ghent, where he will also introduce this year's participants of the The Curatorial Studies programme to the Witte de With archive project WDW25+.
  • Selects participants for the first Open Air Section for Art Rotterdam 2017.