Thibaut Verhoeven

Thibaut Verhoeven (°Antwerp, 1977) studied Art History at the University of Ghent and Cultural Management at the Highschool Congregation of Ghent, Belgium. He worked as scientific researcher and assistant curator at the Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens in Deurle (www.museumdd.be) until 2004. From 2005 to 2015 he worked as a curator in SMAK (Museum of Contemporary Art in Ghent, Belgium, www.smak.be), where he curated mainly solo-exhibitions with Artur Barrio, Joseph Beuys, Anton Henning, Kendell Geers, Wilfredo Prieto, Mark Manders, Jorge Macchi, Manfred Pernice, Nedko Solakov and Massimo Bartolini, among others. In 2007 he also curated the ‘International Symposium for Young Curators’ “Qui. Enter Atlas” in the Galleria de l’Arte Contemporaneo (Gamec) in Bergamo, Italy (www.gamec.it). In 2008 he curated together with Manuela Moscoso from Los29Enchufes ‘Harder, Better, Slower, Stronger!’, an international programme for young curators during ‘La Noche en Blanco’ in Matadero, combined with organized studiovisits, (www.mataderomadrid.org), Madrid, Spain. In the same year, he was also curator for the Present Future-section of the international artfair Artissima in Turin, Italy (www.artissima.it). He’s also active as a writer of diverse art-texts (catalogues, project- and exhibitiontexts) and lecturer. Since September 2015 he works as an Art Historical researcher and curator for the collection of S.M.A.K., Ghent. In this function, he published the first integral ‘catalogue Raisonnée’ of the entire collection of S.M.A.K..

Lecturer in

2015, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2021