Enthusiastic and looking forward to play a role to help shaping future programs and organisations, in collaboration with the other team members and together with all other included parties. Ability to work well under pressure and able to prioritise to ensure deadlines are met. 

Over 15 years of experience as a manager, curator, facilitator and editor:

strategic innovation of organisations; managing a team of fix and freelance staff; supporting research and production; project management from A to Z in collaboration with local authorities and other stakeholders; financial management, controlling and fundraising; coaching makers and thinkers to develop their projects; develop and facilitate workshops, discussions formats and co-creation contexts; contributing writer and editor for different publications. 


Dutch: mother tongue

French: C2

English: C2

German: C1

Italian: B1
Russian: A1


Project manager / mentor / facilitator
2000 – ongoing

Alps Art Academy, Tenna, (CH); HKB, Bern (CH); Roc, Romainmôtier (CH); La Manufacture, Lausanne (CH); ZHdK, Zurich (CH); Eikon Fribourg (CH); Migros-Genossenschafts-Bund, Zurich (CH); LIVE, Fribourg (CH); Frascati, Amsterdam (NL); Cifas, Bruxelles (BE); EDHEA, Sierre (CH); Tanzquartier, Vienna (AT); K3, Hamburg (DE); Dutch-Flemish Theatre Festival (NL/BE), ...  


Contributing writer & editor

2000 – ongoing

This Book is Yours - Recipes for artistic collaboration, Arsenic, Frakcija,, Substitut, Galerie Fortlaan 17, Journal for Visual Arts Practice, Etcetera, ...


Arc artist residency

Romainmôtier, Switzerland

2014 - 2019​

  • Strategic development of the institution into an interdisciplinary, collaborative research programme between arts and science; development and facilitation of the formats, thematic residencies and public events

  • Hosting and mentoring artists and experts from other fields

  • Management of the organisation, administration, communication, finances and  building maintenance

  • Development of communication, public relations and network

  • Management of a small team of fix member, freelancers and volunteers

  • Member of the board of the Directorate of cultural and social affairs of the Federation of Migros Cooperatives in Zurich



Festival Belluard Bollwerk International
Fribourg, Switzerland

2007 - 2013 (festivals 2008 - 2013) 


  • Artistic direction of the annual festival programme 

  • Organizational development

  • Financial management, controlling & fundraising; raised the budget

  • Responsibility for production, administration and logistic organisation of the festival 

  • Management of a fix team of 3 persons and a freelance staff of 40 professionals and 80 volunteers in the 4 months up to and during the festival                      

  • Developing of public relations and international network 


Curator and producer dance & performance

Arts centre STUK / Festival KLAPSTUK
Leuven, Belgium

2003 - 2006

  • Artistic direction and management of the season dance & performance             

  • Artistic direction and management of the biennale Klapstuk 

  • Financial management and fundraising

  • Administration, communication and production

  • Public relations and international network   



Antwerpen, Belgium
2002 - 2003


  • Advising theatre projects, artistic & text research, editing              

Full-time critic & journalist theatre, dance & film

De Morgen


2000 - 2002      


  • Reviews theatre, dance, performance and film

  • Interviews; reportages; follow-up cultural politics

Microsoft office

Website development / maintenance

Social media

Indesign (basics)

Photoshop (basics)

Slack (basics)

Freelance project management, 
facilitating, teaching, writing 


Founder & co-director

Roc (Romainmôtier contemporain)

Romainmôtier, Switzerland
2015 – ongoing

Founder & administrator

Le club des opportunités

Facebook group with calls for proposals, residencies, jobs...
and other opportunities for artists and cultural workers

2015 – ongoing

Workshop facilitator & lecturer
Alps Art Academy

Safiental, Switzerland



Mentor MA Art Education
Hochschule der Künste

Bern, Switzerland


Director of publication
This Book is Yours - Recipes for artistic collaboration
Sally De Kunst et. al. (ed.)

art&fiction Lausanne / Vexer Verlag St. Gallen, Switzerland

Lecturer & jury member
Master Theatre Direction

Manufacture Theatre School                                         

Lausanne, Switzerland

2015 – 2019

Co-founder & project manager

Sprinter Aid

fundraising for & volunteer work at refugee camps Greece

Fribourg, Switzerland


Sprinter Aid

Lecturer copyrights

Eikon, professional art school

Fribourg, Switzerland


Co-curator & project manager

LIVE off space

Fribourg, Switzerland

2014 – 2015 




Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2012 - 2014

Organizer & facilitator

Watch & Talk

Discussion and exchange residence for young artists at Theaterspektakel

Zurich, Switzerland                                  

2010 – 2012                  

Co-curator & project manager


International artistic research platform organized by Frascati Amsterdam (NL),
Brut Vienna (A) and Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers Paris (F). 

2006 – 2007            


Member board of editors


Brussels, Belgium

2006 – 2007                 


Co-curator & project manager


Asian-European artistic research platform

Seoul, South-Korea


Member dance commission

Flemish Government

Brussels, Belgium

2004 - 2006


Freelance dance critic

De Morgen



Contributing writer


Brussels, Belgium                 
2001 - 2003

Jury member

Dutch-Flemish Theatre Festival

Belgium / Netherlands

2001 – 2003                 


Funding commissions Theatre, Dance and Music Theatre 

Flemish Government
Brussels, Belgium

2000 – 2001                    


Internship editing

janus (arts magazine Jan Fabre)

Antwerp, Belgium.        



Internship dramaturgy

Ultima Vez / Wim Vandekeybus

Brussels, Belgium



CAS Innovation Management

FHS St.Gallen, Switzerland


CAS Nonprofit Governance & Leadership                                  Universität Basel, Switzerland



Master Art History
University Ghent, Belgium

1998 - 2000             

Erasmus - Theatre Studies

Glasgow University, Scotland

1997 – 1998                 

Bachelor Art History

University Ghent, Belgium
1995 - 1997


Bachelor Graphic Design

Higher Art Institute St. Lukas

Brussels, Belgium

1993 - 1995

Mathematics - Science

KTA - Royal Technical Atheneum

Willebroek, Belgium

1991 - 1993


Scrum Master Professional
IUE Hochschule
Basel, Switzerland


Creative writing (Fiction) I & II
Querido Academie
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Masterclass I & II Designing and facilitating learning spaces
Aarhus, Denmark


Pratiquer la dynamique participative / sociocratie 3.0 – Module 1
Fribourg, Switzerland

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