Lecturer in: 2019, 2020
Els Roelandt (based in Brussels) is an art historian. She works at Kunstenbibliotheek at KASK, School of Arts in Ghent, where she is ao responsible for acquisitions contemporary visual art and theory as well as for public projects such as Essential Reading. She is editor of several books, made at KASK, School of Arts like Cercle d’art des travailleurs de plantation congolaise (Sternberg Press, 2016, with Renzo Martens), Plain/Purl (Art Paper Editions, 2017, with Els Huygelen) and Do You Want Your Feet Back. Barefoot Cobblers (Art Paper Editions, 2019, with Catherine Willems). A new publication edited together with Antony Downey on the epic film by Renzo Martens, Episode 3: Enjoy Poverty, will be published at Sternberg Press in the fall of 2019. Before working as a librarian and editor at KASK, School of Arts in Ghent, she was co-founder and chief editor of the internationally renowned A Prior Magazine (1999-2012).