Luk Lambrecht

HISK curator 1st year candidate laureates (first half of 2022)

Luk Lambrecht (1959, Ronse) began his career as an exhibition designer at the Régie des Postes, where he was responsible for organising exhibitions in the Postal Museum at Sablon in Brussels for eight years. From 1999 to 2020, he was curator for the Strombeek Cultural Centre where he worked with international artists such as Gerhard Richter, Daniel Buren and Lawrence Weiner. Thanks to the international exhibitions and established ties with, among others, the S.M.A.K. and Bozar, the Strombeek Cultural Centre became an artistic beacon in the Flemish cultural landscape.

Since 2019, Lambrecht has worked as a freelance curator and organised several exhibitions, such as Feast of Fools (2019, Kasteel van Gaasbeek), As Close as That (2020, M HKA), Jacqueline Mesmaeker: de page en page (2020, Roger Raveel Museum), Wake-Up Call (2020, Platform 6a), Steven Fillet (2020, School van Gaasbeek), Stefaan Vermuyten (2021, De Markten) and Carlos Caballero: Growing Vocabulary (2021, PXL-MAD School of Arts). At the moment he is working with curator Marta Mestre on an exhibition around the work of Philippe Van Snick in the S.M.A.K. in Ghent.

Lambrecht is a member of several boards and commissions, such as the arts working group of the Flemish Community Commission (VGC), where he is vice-president, the Contemporary Art Purchasing Commission of the Flemish Community, the board of directors of the Damaged Goods company, the Cera Foundation and the Marcel Broodthaers Foundation. He is also an art integration consultant for the University Hospital Brussels.
As an art critic, he contributed to De Morgen, Knack, Metropolis M, Flash Art and Flux-News.

In 2020 Lambrecht received the Flemish culture prize Ultima in the visual arts category. In 2021 he was appointed coordinator of the Fine Arts department at the PXL-MAD School of Arts. From January 2022 on, Lambrecht fulfils the function of curator for the first year candidate-laureates within the HISK - Higher Institute for Fine Arts.

Gastdocent in

2001, 2003, 2014, 2004, 2005, 2022