Encounters at Art Rotterdam
Mischa Andriessen, Mark Bain, Josephine Bosma, Pascal Gielen, Xander Karskens, Reinbert de Leeuw, Thijs Lijster, K. Schippers & Judith Vrancken
Xander Karskens
Xander Karskens (1973) is an art historian with a broad interest in contemporary culture. He is curator of contemporary art at Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem. Focusing on recent developments in international contemporary art, De Hallen Haarlem presents a program of exhibitions, publications, and public events in two historical buildings on the city’s main square. Karskens is also active as a curator of international exhibition projects: in 2012 he curated FOCUS: the Netherlands for ARCOmadrid and in 2013 ‘Ghost in the System - Scenarios for Resistance’ at NCCA, a satellite project of the Moscow Biennale.