Krist Gruijthuijsen

On Thursday 16 November curator and director of the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Krist Gruijthuijsen will visit the Van Eyck. At 17:30 he will give a public talk about his work in the auditorium.

All welcome to join.

Krist Gruijthuijsen (1980, NL) is a curator, and director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art since July 2016. He has been artistic director of the Grazer Kunstverein in Graz from 2012 until 2016 and is course director of the MA fine arts department at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam since 2011. He is one of the co-founding directors of Kunstverein in Amsterdam and has organized a numerous amount of exhibitions and projects over the past decade, including Manifesta 7 (Trentino-South Tyrol,IT), Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center (Istanbul), Artists Space (New York, US), Museum of Contemporary Art (Belgrade, RS), Swiss Institute (New York, US), Galeria Vermelho (São Paulo, BR), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), Van Abbemuseum (Eindhoven, NL), Arnolfini (Bristol, UK), Project Arts Centre (Dublin, IE), Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (Salt Lake City, US), and Institute of Modern Art (Brisbane, AU).

Gruijthuijsen has produced, edited and published extensively in numerous collaborations with JRP|Ringier Kunstverlag, Sternberg Press, Mousse Publishing Printed Matter, Inc., Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König and Kunstverein Publishing. Recent publications are amongst others MIERLE LADERMAN UKELES – SEVEN WORK BALLETS (Sternberg Press, 2015), VINCENT FECTEAU (Sternberg Press, 2015), WRITINGS AND CONVERSATIONS BY DOUG ASHFORD (Mousse Publishing, 2014), LISA OPPENHEIM: WORKS 2003–2013 (Sternberg Press, 2014), THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FICTIONAL ARTISTS AND THE ADDITION (JRP|Ringier, 2010), NICHOLAS MANGAN: LIMITS TO GROWTH (Sternberg Press, 2016), THE ANTI-MUSEUM – An anthology by Mathieu Copeland and Balthasar Lorvay (Fri Art & Koenig Books, London, 2017),  and several others under the umbrella of Kunstverein Publishing.


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