CURRICULUM VITAE 

 

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 leader, project manager, coach, 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. 

Languages

Dutch: mother tongue

French: C2

English: C2

German: C2

Italian: B1
Russian: A1

IT
Work
experience

Project manager / coach / 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); EHCAV, Sierre (CH); Tanzquartier, Vienna (AT); K3, Hamburg (DE); Dutch-Flemish Theatre Festival (NL/BE), ...  


 

Writing contributor & editor

2000 – ongoing

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


 

Director
Arc artist residency

Romainmôtier, Switzerland

2014 - 2019​

arc-artistresidency.ch
 

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

  • Hosting and coaching 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

 

Director

Festival Belluard Bollwerk International
Fribourg, Switzerland

2007 - 2013
belluard.ch (festivals 2008 - 2013) 

 

  • Artistic direction of the annual festival programme 

  • Organisational development

  • Financial management, controlling & fundraising; raised the budget

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

  • Management of a fix team of 3 persons and a freelance staff of 30 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
stuk.be

  • Artistic direction and project management of the season dance & performance             

  • Artistic direction and production of the biennale Klapstuk 

  • Financial management and fundraising for the budget of the season dance and the festivals

  • Coordination of the residency programme

  • Administration, communication and production

  • Public relations and international network   

 

Dramaturge

HETPALEIS
Antwerpen, Belgium
2002 - 2003

hetpaleis.be

                                                                                       

  • Advising theatre projects, artistic & text research, editing              
     

Full-time critic & journalist theatre, dance & film

De Morgen

Belgium

2000 - 2002
demorgen.be      

 

  • Reviews theatre, dance, performance and film

  • Interviews; reportages; follow-up cultural politics
     

Microsoft office

Website development / maintenance
(CMS, SEO, SEM)

Social media

Indesign (basics)

Photoshop (basics)

Scrum (basics)

Downloads
Education

CAS Innovation Management

FHS St.Gallen, Switzerland

2020

Masterclass I & II Designing and facilitating learning spaces

Kaospiloten, Denmark

2019   
                           

CAS Nonprofit Governance & Leadership                                  Universität Basel, Switzerland

2016

 

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

Freelance

Founder & co-director

Roc (Romainmôtier contemporain)

Romainmôtier, Switzerland.
2015 – ongoing

Mentor art education
Hochschule der Künste

Bern

2020

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

2019

thisbookisyours.com

Lecturer & jury member
Master Theatre Direction

Manufacture Theatre School                                         

Lausanne, Switzerland.

2015 – 2019

Founder & project manager

Sprinter Aid

fundraising for & volunteer work at refugee camps Greece.

2016 

Sprinter Aid
 

Lecturer copyrights

Eikon, professional art school

Fribourg, Switzerland.
2014  

       

Co-curator & project manager

LIVE off space

Fribourg, Switzerland

2014 – 2015 

 

Scout

DASarts

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

Expedition

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

2006 – 2007            

 

Member board of editors

Etcetera

Brussels, Belgium

2006 – 2007                 

 

Co-curator and project manager

Monsoon

Asian-European artistic research platform

Seoul, South-Korea

2006            

Member dance commission

Flemish Government

Brussels, Belgium

2004 - 2006

 

Freelance dance critic

De Morgen

Belgium

2003
 

Contributing writer

Etcetera

Brussels, Belgium                 
2001 - 2003

Jury member

Dutch-Flemish Theatre Festival

Belgium / Netherlands

2001 – 2003                 

Copywriter

Funding commissions Theatre, Dance and Music Theatre 

Flemish Government
Brussels, Belgium

2000 – 2001                    

 

Internship editing

janus (arts magazine Jan Fabre)

Antwerp, Belgium.        

2000                   

                         

Internship dramaturgy

Ultima Vez / Wim Vandekeybus

Brussels, Belgium

1999       

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