curriculum vitæ
positions

currently

Independent critic, editor, curator

Core tutor transmedia narratives
Camera Arts
Lucerne School of Art and Design
Luzern, Switzerland

Research consultant
Willem de Kooning Academy / RASL (Rotterdam Arts and Sciences Lab)
Rotterdam, Netherlands

2013 - 2019
Core tutor, thesis advisor

MIARD
Piet Zwart Institute
Rotterdam

2013 - 2015
Course director
Editorial Design Masters,
HKU, Utrecht

2011 - 2015
Core tutor
Graphic Design Masters, St. Joost Academy, Breda

2009-2013
Editor in chief, publisher
Items, design magazine, Amsterdam

2011
Curator (with Hans Maier-Aichen)
Useless?
exhibition, MUDE, Lisbon, Portugal,
ExperimentaDesign 2011, Lisbon Design Biennial

2010-2011
Supervising Editor
Iridescent, the Icograda online review of design research

2007
Editorial / curatorial consultant
Utrecht Manifest, Utrecht

2005
Curator
Catalysts! The cultural force of communication design
exhibition, 15 September - 27 November 2005 at CCB Lisbon,
ExperimentaDesign 2005, Lisbon Design Biennial

Visiting professor
Editorial Design
Graduate School of Art and Design, Utrecht

2003/2004
Virtual Visiting Faculty
Graduate Design Dept.
North Carolina State University
on-line seminar New Information Environments

Virtual Visiting Faculty
Graphic Design Dept.
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
On-line Master Critique

Visiting Lecturer,
Transmedia
Academy St. Lucas, Brussels

Section editor (Web reviews)
Tribe
Max Kisman (ed), San Francisco

1997 - 1999
Editor in chief
Eye - the International Review of Graphic Design
London

1992 - 1997
Senior editor
ITEMS, tijdschrift voor vormgeving
Amsterdam

1993 - 1997
Music advisor
VPRO Radio 5
VPRO radio, Hilversum

1992 - 1997
Senior editor

Live Magazine
De Balie Amsterdam

1990 - 1995
Board member

TrademarkTM
art critical entrepreneurs

1990 - 1991
Section editor Arts & Music

Maandblad O

1988 - 1989
Editor in chief
ITEMS, tijdschrift voor vormgeving

1987
Core tutor

Art History / Theory
Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Graphic Design department, Amsterdam

1984 - 1993
Music editor

'Het Gebouw'
+ production weekly Live Concert
VPRO radio, Hilversum



Advisory positions:

currently

-Chairman of the board
Open Set
Dutch Graphic Design Summerschool
-Board member,
curatorial advisory board,
Experimentadesign, Lisbon, Portugal
-Advisory board member,
Más Arte Más Acción, Bogotá, Colombia

2010-2013
-Chairman, advisory committee design projects,
The Netherlands Architecture Fund, Rotterdam
-Chairman of the nomination committee and jury,
DOEN | Materiaalprijs, Amsterdam
-Jury member,
Green Design Competition, Eindhoven

2009-2012
-External Examiner
Design Writing Criticism, London College of Communication
University of the Arts, London
-Member selection committee Design Projects International,
The Mondriaan Foundation (The Dutch state fund for the advancement of visual art, design and museums)

2006 – 2009
Member Accreditation/Audit Panels – NQA, Netherlands Quality Agency:
-Master Product Design, HRO, Rotterdam (2009)
-Master Applied Interdisciplinary Design, Contract Foundation, Amsterdam (2008)
-Masters Fine Art, Media Design, Retail & Interior Design, Willem de Kooning Academy,
Rotterdam (2007)
-Master Design, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam (2006)

2005
Judge Brumen National Graphic Design Awards,
Ljubljana, Slovenia

2003/2004
-Temporary member advisory committee Visual Arts and Design,
Raad voor Cultuur (Dutch State Council for Cultural Affairs)
-Member selection committee Design Projects,
The Mondriaan Foundation (The Dutch state fund for the advancement of visual art, design and museums)

2001/2002
-Member selection committee Atelier Holsboer, Paris,
Fonds BKVB (Dutch National Fund for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture), Institut Néerlandais
-Member selection committee Design Projects,
The Mondriaan Foundation (The Dutch state fund for the advancement of visual art, design and museums)


2001
-Judge VIZO, Design Awards, Brussels

2000
-Temporary member advisory committee Visual Arts and Design,
Raad voor Cultuur (Dutch State Council for Cultural Affairs)
-Judge Charles Nypels Prize, Maastricht

1998 - 2000
-Member selection committee Individual Grants Design,
Fonds BKVB (Dutch National Fund for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture)

1998
-Judge D&AD Student Awards, Publication Design, London
-Judge STD Typographic Awards, London
-Judge British Environment & Media Awards, London
-Judge Multimedia Awards, cd-roms, Athens

1993, 1994, 1996, 2003
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Member nomination committee Rotterdam Design Prize




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