Samuel Saelemakers

Samuel Saelemakers is Curator at Witte de With since 2012.He holds an MA in Art Philosophy and Aesthetics from the Université Paris IV-Sorbonne and an MA in Philosophy from the University of Antwerp.

Curatorial projects at Witte de With include: Bit Rot with Douglas Coupland; In Light Of 25 Years; Art In The Age Of… Planetary Computation (together with Adam Kleinman); Dai Hanzhi: 5000 Artists (curated by Marianne Brouwer). From August 2012 to August 2014, Saelemakers worked on Moderation(s), a long-term project by Heman Chong, unfolding between Witte de With and Spring Workshop in Hong Kong. As part of this program he curated together with Chong the exhibition The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else.
In 2013 he co-organized an international research symposium on Speculative Art Histories, in collaboration with Erasmus University’s Centre for Art and Philosophy.
Editorial projects include the Witte de With publications Bit Rot and End Note(s).

Prior to joining Witte de With he was research assistant to curator Jean-Hubert Martin and project assistant at SAM Art Projects, Paris.

Lecturer in

2018, 2016