The forum will focus on commissioned projects by artists engaging with the archives. Each curatorial presentation will provide a close overview of the production process.
Ann Demeester is currently the Director of Frans Hals Museum. She was appointed manager of Art and Urban Development for Amsterdam City Council, co-curated the 10th Baltic Triennial (2009) and was previously the Director of De Appel Arts Centre and W139, Amsterdam.
Mustafa Shabbir Hussain is Curator at the National Art Gallery of Singapore, where he researches on art from Singapore and Southeast Asia. He was formerly Curator at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Museum from 2007 till 2013.