Curator - Foam
Member of the Jury
Amelie is a curator, cultural programmer, and creative producer who focuses on the crossroads between artistic production, culture, and society. From October she will be director of Photoforum Pasquart, a museum focused on contemporary photography and promoting talent located in Biel Switzerland. Since 2020 holds the position of head of public practice at Foam Amsterdam. She strives to bring new perspectives, knowledge, and experiences to the museum’s programme. Some of her projects include the in-depth programming ‘On Assignment – How to navigate the media industry’, the solo show ‘The Start of Something » by Gulsah Bayrak at project space MAQAM, and the conceptualisation of the Foam Talent programme 2024. From 2018 until 2020, she was a curator at Unseen Amsterdam. Next to overseeing the yearly talk programming and collaborations with art academies, she curated, among others, the group exhibitions ‘Woven Matters’ and ‘When Records Melt’. Before this, she worked for several years in different commercial galleries in Switzerland, including Christophe Guye Galerie and Hauser & Wirth. Amelie regularly participates in portfolio reviews, offers mentoring to emerging photographers and guest teaches at different art academies.