Nick Aikens

Nick Aikens (b.1981, London) is a curator at the Van Abbemuseum. He was part of the curatorial team for the *Museum of Arte Útil* (2013) and recently curated *Positions* (2014), a series of presentations by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Céline Condorelli, Bouchra Khalili, Charles van Otterdijk and Koki Tanaka. He is co-curating Forward!, a solo presentation of the Ahmet Öğüt, opening in March 2015. Nick has edited and contributed to publications including Toward a Lexicon of Usership (ed. Stephen Wright, Van Abbemuseum, 2013), Too Much World: The Films of Hito Steyerl (Sternberg Press, 2014) and The Company She Keeps. Céline Condorelli (Book Works, 2014). His articles and reviews have been published by Afterall, Frieze and Flash Art. He is part of the editorial board of L'internationale Online and has been a faculty member at the Dutch Art Institute since 2012.