Robrecht Vanderbeeken

obtained his PhD in Philosophy in 2003 at the University Ghent with a dissertation that brought an analysis of the explanation of action from a philosophy of science’s perspective. He has published in magazines, academic journals and books on subjects ranging from metaphysics to aesthetics. He was a researcher at the theory department of the Jan van Eyck Academie in The Netherlands (2004-2006) and is/was a visiting lecturer at the postgraduate institute Transmedia in Brussels, the Higher Institute of Fine Arts (HISK) in Ghent, the art department of Ghent University, Sint-Lucas Art Academy in Ghent, the School of Arts in Ghent (KASK) and the School of Social Sciences at Brunel University London. He also organised several symposia at art centre Vooruit during the Film Festival Ghent and was a guest curator of the exposition Expanding Documentary at art centre Brakke Grond in Amsterdam during IDFA 2010. He is currently active as a dramaturg at the social-artistic centre Victoria Deluxe in Ghent.