Lives and works in Paris. He is an art critic and curator. He was recently Director of de Appel Arts Center in Amsterdam. From 2008 to 2014 he was director of de Vleeshal, Middelburg (Netherlands) and in 2013 he was curator of the Dutch Pavilion at the 55. Venice Biennale. In 2016 he curated the On Site section of FIAC, Paris. He is currently Curator of Contemporary Art at Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.