Hicham Khalidi will take up his appointment as the new director of the Van Eyck on 1 October. On Wednesday 3 October at 17:30 he will give a presentation, introducing his career to date and his plans for the future of the Van Eyck.
All very welcome to join!
Location: Van Eyck auditorium
PROFILE HICHAM KHALIDI
Hicham Khalidi (MA, 1972) has been an associate curator of Lafayette Anticipations (Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette) in Paris since 2015. In this capacity, he is involved in commissioning work in the disciplines of fine art, design and fashion. He is the main curator of the first Rotterdam Triennial, which is to take place in 2020. In the period 2013-2015, he was responsible for programming exhibitions and the Artefact Festival at the STUK House for Dance, Image and Sound in Leuven. From 2003 to 2011 he was the artistic and general director of TAG, institute for contemporary art and music in The Hague. In 1997, he launched the fashion concept store Concrete. Khalidi was the curator of the ACT II group exhibition in the Beirut Sharjah Biennial in 2017, served as a cultural attaché to the Biennale of Sydney in 2016, and was chief curator of the Marrakech Biennale in 2014. Khalidi sits on various boards and competition juries, and serves as an advisor to Dutch organizations including the Council for Culture, the Creative Industry Fund and the Prince Claus Fund.
Hicham Khalidi lives in Brussels.
Photo: Werner Mantz Lab