curriculum vitæ
positions

currently

Independent critic, editor, curator

Core tutor e-cultures & transmedia narratives
Camera Arts
Lucerne School of Art and Design
Luzern, Switzerland

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, for
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, for
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
Professor

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

-Board member,
Charles Nypels Foundation,
Maastricht

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)

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
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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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