Christiane Berndes

Christiane Berndes is currently Curator and Head of Collections of the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven. Recent projects she curated include The Collection Now, a changing collection presentation including commissions and a experimental mediation projects (2013-2017), Play Van Abbe, a two-year programme around the collection of the museum, including exhibitions, commissions, projects, lectures, publications and a symposium (2009-2011), Plug In; Re-imagining the Collection, a series of 54 small presentations involving several guest curators (2006-2009). As a member of the steering committee of the SBMK (Foundation for the Conservation of Contemporary Art) from 2000 until 2014, she was involved in several research projects on the conservation and re-installation of video art, performance and installation art.