Organisation

Renzo Martens — Artistic Director
Katrien Reist — Business Manager
Suzanne Hoogewys — Congo Coordinator
Laurens Otto — Associate Curator
Nicolas Jolly— Research Coordinator

Els Roelandt — Editor and curatorial advisor
Christine de Baan — Strategic Advisor

Thomas Nolf — Intern
Morgane Boidin — Intern

 

Renzo Martens

Renzo Martens gained recognition with the acclaimed film Episode III: Enjoy Poverty, on labour conditions in Congo. Enjoy Poverty has been shown at amongst others Centre Pompidou, the Berlin Biennial, and Tate Modern, and was televised in 23 countries. Martens is a researcher at the KASK – School of Arts in Ghent and a member of Yale University’s World Fellows program, a network of globally engaged leaders. Martens lectures widely at institutions such as Yale University, the University of Oxford, the London School of Economics, Städelschule Frankfurt, and Goldsmiths-University of London.


Advisory Board

Pierre Bismuth — Visual artist, Oscar winner for the best original screenplay for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Charles Esche — Co-founder and co-editor of Afterall Journal, co-curator of the 9th International Istanbul Biennial, co-curator of the 31st São Paulo Biennial, Executive Director of the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

Serge Kakudji — Countertenor, winner of the 2008 Prix Jacques Dôme

Joris Luyendijk — Author, correspondent, writer of the Joris Luyendijk Banking Blog for The Guardian, London

René Ngongo — Biologist, recipient of the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, former director of Greenpeace Congo, Kinshasa

Katrien Pype — Anthropologist, Fellow at the Department of African Studies and Anthropology at the University of Birmingham, and co-founder of the Congo Research Network

Theo van Rompay — Deputy Director P.A.R.T.S., Brussels

Yakubu Yahaya — Policy entrepreneur, team leader at Facility for Oil Sector Transparency and Reform in Nigeria, Abuja Partners

 

Board of Directors
Jacqueline L. Gerritsma, president
Hein P.M. van Woensel, secretary
Jan Theo Krol, treasurer
Boris R.C. Hilberdink, member
Jos de Putter, member
Guido P.J. van Staveren van Dijk, member
Remco H.J. Polman, member

 

ANBI

The Institute for Human Activities has been identified by the tax authorities as a public benefit organization:
ANBI (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling).

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