Karen Verschooren

Head of Exhibitions and curator


Karen Verschooren is a contemporary art curator based in Belgium. As Head of Exhibitions for STUK Arts Centre, Leuven, she is responsible for the exhibitions programme including a series of solo exhibitions and Artefact: a themed exhibition and festival on contemporary visual arts, current events and societal challenges. She previously curated for Z33, House for contemporary art, Hasselt (BE) (2008-2015). She is a board member of Overtoon, platform for sound art, and advisory board member of IMAL, Center for Digital Cultures & Technology. She holds a Master degree in Communication Sciences from the Catholic University of Leuven (2004), a Master degree in Cultural Sciences from the Free University of Brussels (2005) and a Master of Science in Comparative Media Studies from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2007), Cambridge USA