On Thursday 14 December we welcome Niels Van Tomme, director of Amsterdam based contemporary art institute De Appel to the Van Eyck. At 13:00 he will give a talk about his work in the auditorium.
Everyone is welcome to join!
Niels Van Tomme is the director at De Appel in Amsterdam. As a curator, lecturer and critic, he works on the intersections of contemporary culture and social awareness. His exhibitions and events have been presented at The Kitchen (New York), Akademie der Künste (Berlin), Contemporary Arts Center (New Orleans), Gallery 400 (Chicago), National Gallery of Art (Washington, DC), and P! (New York). In 2016 he curated the Bucharest Biennale 7: What are we building down there? He is a contributing editor at Art Papers magazine. His texts, in which he connects contemporary art, popular culture, literature, and music to broader societal issues and cultural contexts, are published in The Wire, Art in America, Camera Austria, Afterimage, and Metropolis M, among others. He has published the books Where Do We Migrate To? (2011), Visibility Machines: Harun Farocki and Trevor Paglen (2014), Aesthetic Justice: Intersecting Artistic and Moral Perspectives (2015) and Muntadas: About Academia: Activating Artifacts (2017).
Thursday 14 December
Van Eyck auditorium