Charles Esche

Charles Esche (born in 1962) is a curator, writer, and the director of the museum of modern and contemporary art Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven since 2004. Besides his experience in museological institutions, he has been part of the curatorial teams for: 31st São Paulo Biennial, 2014; U3, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, 2011; Riwaq Biennial, Palestine, 2009 and 2007; Istanbul Biennial, 2005; and Gwangju Biennial, 2002. He is also a Professor at Central Saint Martins College in London and co-founder of Afterall Journal and Books. Esche lives and works in Eindhoven.