Lecturer in: 2018
Maaike Gouwenberg is a curator and producer working between Europe and the US. Focused on performative practices, and through long-term collaborations with artists and curators, she specializes in the intersection between theater and the visual arts. Currently she is a curator at Het HEM, a new to open large-scale multidisciplinary space outside of Amsterdam, she is part of the mid-length film committee at International Film Festival Rotterdam, since 2017 affiliated with Performa in New York, and co-director of Deltaworkers international residency program with Joris Lindhout in New Orleans.
After running her own multidisciplinary exhibition space Expodium in Utrecht, Gouwenberg participated in the renowned De Appel Curatorial Program (2006-2007) and worked as a curator at the research and production platform If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution (2007 - 2011). Over the last five years, she produced major projects at Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam including Alexandre Singh’s “The Humans”, and Michael Portnoy’s “Relational Stalinism - The Musical,” and “The Ten Murders of Josephine” with Rana Hamadeh. In 2010, Gouwenberg initiated A.P.E. (art projects era) with artist Keren Cytter. A.P.E develops performances, exhibitions, printed matter and meetings that cannot be realized within traditional institutional formats or frameworks.