Renzo Martens — Artistic Director
Janke Brands — Business Manager
Anthony Downey — Research Associate
David van den Berg — Research and Development
Marlise van der Jagt — Coworker Projects and Office
Joyce van Acker — Coworker Projects

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. 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.


Derk Sauer, chairman
Anton Kramer, treasurer
Azu Nwagbogu, member
Delya Allakhverdova, member
Gert Jan Van Den Bergh, member
Jacqueline L. Gerritsma, member


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

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