22.06.2023, 12:00—13:30
Roos Gortzak

Magali Reus Roos Gortzak photo shinji otani

Currently the direc­tor of Vleeshal in Middelburg, Roos Gortzak has been acti­ve in the field of con­tem­po­ra­ry art sin­ce 2002, when she gra­du­a­ted from the Royal College of Art in London. As a cri­tic, she was a regu­lar con­tri­bu­tor to the Dutch news­pa­per de Volkskrant, and to art maga­zi­nes such as Metropolis M, ArtReview, whi­le also wri­ting texts for exhi­bi­ti­on cata­lo­gues. As a cura­tor, she wor­ked on pro­jects and exhi­bi­ti­ons for, amongst others, the Biennale of Puerto Rico (2004), Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (2005), Kunsthalle Basel (20072012), the Badischer Kunstverein (2014), and the mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­na­ry fes­ti­val What Happens in Offenbach Stays in Offenbach” (2014). Since October 2014, she has taken up her posi­ti­on at Vleeshal and cura­ted solo shows with among others: Cally Spooner, Ola Vasiljeva, Simone Forti, Andrea Éva Győri, Paul Maheke, Sandra Mujinga.