Lecturer in: 2017, 2019
Judith Wielander is an independent curator based in Brussels. Her main curatorial research is focusing on the intersection of Art and Social Engagement. Since 2010 She curates together with Matteo Lucchetti the Visible project, a research project and first European biennial production award devoted to socially engaged artistic practices in a global context. She has been curator at Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto from 2002 to 2010. Among numerous exhibition projects, she initiated and developed in 2010 with Wael Shawky the film trilogy Cabaret Crusades producing the first film The Horror Show File. She has been a member of the artistic direction of the Turin Biennial Big Social Game2002, curator of Evento II - Urban Art Biennial of Bordeaux 2011, co-curator of the Belgian Pavilion at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia 2014 and curator of Le Jardin Essential - Parckdesign 2016, that generated a 2500 square meters community garden of medical herbs in Brussels. Currently, she is developing with the artist Nico Docks a Post-Mater Program for artists at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerpen.