Charles Esche

Charles Esche is the director of Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; an advisor at Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht and professor of contemporary art and curating at Central Saint Martins, UAL, London. Charles Esche was part of the Selection Committee for the artistic direction of documenta 15. He received the 2012 Princess Margriet Award and the 2014 CCS Bard College Prize for Curatorial Excellence.

He (co)curated To those who have no time to play (2022–2023), Framer Framed, Amsterdam; The Meeting that Never Was (2022), MO Museum, Vilnius; Hurting and Healing (2022), Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm; Power and Other Things (2017), Europalia, BOZAR, Brussels; Art Turns, Word Turns (2017); Museum MACAN, Jakarta; Jakarta Biennale( 2015); 31st Sao Paulo Bienal (2014); U3 Triennale 2011, Ljubljana; RIWAQ Biennale (2007 and 2009), Palestine; Istanbul Biennale (2005); Gwangju Biennale (2002), as well as many Van Abbemuseum exhibitions.

Last updated 2 Feb 2024