4th Istanbul Design Biennial. "A School of Schools"

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Dates Fechas
September 22 - November 4, 2018

Jan Boelen

Jan Boelen (b. 1967, Genk, Belgium) is artistic director of Z33 House for Contemporary Art in Hasselt, Belgium, and artistic director of atelier LUMA, an experimental laboratory for design in Arles, France. He also holds the position of the head of the Master department Social Design at Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands.


2001.- Artistic Director of Hasselt, Z33 House for Contemporary Art. Belgium
2016.- Artistic Director of Atelier LUMA, LUMA Arles. Arles, France
2010.- Head of Master Department Social Design, Design Academy Eindhoven. Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2001 - 10.- Lecturer, Design Academy Eindhoven, Department Man and Well-Being. Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2001 - 11.- Project Manager, Design, Anno ’02. Kortrijk, Belgium
1998 - 01.- Director, Centre for Integral Product Design CEPRO. Waregem, Belgium
1998 - 99.- Host Lecturer, Product Design, Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg. Genk, Belgium
1995 - 98.- Product Manager, Kreon. Antwerp, Belgium
1995 - 96.- Lecturer and host lecturer, Design Theory, Provinciale Hogeschool Limburg, Department Graphic and Advertisement Design. Hasselt, Belgium


1986 - 1992.- Product Design, Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg (former SHIVKV). Thesis: The Game as Metaphor for the Twentieth Century. Magna cum laude. Genk, Belgium

Current Aditional Activities
2016.- Member of the advisory board. Fondazione Matera-Basilicata 2019. Matera, Italy
2015.- Member of the advisory board. V&A Museum of Design Dundee. Dundee, Great Britain



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