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Tom Engels BE

Tom Engels works as an editor, curator, writer and dramaturge. He is part of the curatorial team of Sarma, the Brussels-based laboratory for discursive practices and expanded publication. As a dramaturge he recently worked with Alexandra Bachzetsis (CH/GR), Mette Ingvartsen (BE/DK) and Mathias Ringgenberg / PRICE (CH). In the frame of “the dead are losing or how to ruin an exhibition” curated by Christopher Weickenmeier, he presented “Leaving Palermo” (2018), a spoken soundtrack made in collaboration with Bryana Fritz. His writings appeared in visual arts and performing arts magazines such as De Witte Raaf (BE), Extra Extra Nouveau Magazine Erotique (NL), Etcetera (BE), a.o. His curatorial project another name, spoken, was presented at Jan Mot Gallery (Brussels) in 2017. His new performance and lecture series Matters of Performance will run throughout 2018 and 2019 at the School of Arts in Ghent. Engels is also active in different educational contexts like P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels), S.N.D.O. (Amsterdam), Centre National de la Danse (Paris) and the School of Arts (Ghent). He himself holds degrees in art history (Ghent University) and Choreography and Performance (Institut für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaft, Giessen).