Charlotte Van Buylaere (°1984) is a curator, writer and researcher based in Antwerp, Belgium. 


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MA Art History (Magna cum laude), Ghent University (2009-2011)

BA Art History, minor History of Philosophy (Cum laude), Ghent University (2006-2009)

BA Fashion Design, Antwerp Fashion Academy (2003 – 2006)





Current: Freelance curator

Co-founder of Curators Anonymous (January 2019 - present)

Co-founder of Bureau d'Alimentation (June 2017 - present)

Researcher, De Appel, Amsterdam (March 2017 - September 2017)

Curator, Netwerk, Aalst (February 2017 – November 2018)

Assistant Curator, Bucharest Biennial, Romania (September 2014 – June 2016)

Assistant Curator, S.M.A.K., Ghent (March 2015 – November 2015)
General Manager at Renzo Martens Menselijke Activiteiten, Amsterdam (April 2013 – May 2015)

Curator, These Things Take Time, Ghent (August 2014 – May 2016)

Freelance Curator and Writer  (October 2012 – present)

Published texts


Sense and Sensibility, Onomatopee, Eindhoven


Oh dear derriere, in: Melani de Luca (ed.), Post-Butt, Onomatopee, Eindhoven

Eric Baudelaire’s solotentoonstelling in Witte de With, in: H art


Feminist Deluxe, in: RektaVersa

Een Oestrogeenbom in het Museum, in: H art

Interview met DIS, curators van de Berlin Biennale 9, in: H art

Dialoog met Niels Van Tomme over de Bucharest Biennale 7, in: H art (3 episodes)

Beeldhouwkunst in Actie! (Philip Metten in Netwerk), in: H art

Spelen met het verleden, over Kasper Bosmans, in: H art

De drie geboden van het Soft Focus Institute, in: H art

Gent floreert met jonge onafhankelijke kunstinitiatieven, in: H art


Kemang Wa Lehulere, in: The Bottom Line, Mercatorfonds

Meditations on GUNS, in: GUNS, Art Paper Editions

The objectified body, in: "Baby’s On Fire" by multimedia artist Rachel Rampleman, Brooklyn NY

Transfigurationen. Ein Gesamtkunstwerk. A review by Charlotte Van Buylaere, in: Ludovik Vermeersch (ed.), Personally I am most interested in the shapes and colours, 2015.


Architecture of authority, Het Paviljoen, Ghent

A specter from the land of If#2, Stilll Gallery

GUNS, Broelmuseum, Kortrijk


An interview with Stéphane Bauer. In: Dysraphic City, Node Center for Curatorial Studies, Berlin


(Co-)Curated projects


- PERMANENT QUESTIONS, De Beursschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium, 2017

- READING GROUP, De Beursschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium, 2016

- ALS OOIT, Opek, Leuven, Belgium, 2016

- WUNDERGROUND, Brussels Arts festival, MIVB, Brussels, Belgium, 2016

- BUCHAREST BIENNALE 7, Bucharest, Romania, 2016

- #SELFIELAND, Art Cinema OffOFF, Ghent, Belgium, 2016

- ROMANIAN VISTAS: THE BB7 TRAVEL AGENCY, Onomatopee, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2016

- SPATIAL SUBLATION, WIELS, Brussels, Belgium, 2016

- WEIBERMACHT, De Groene Waterman, Antwerp, Belgium, 2015

- DRAWING THE BOTTOM LINE, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium, 2015

- FREEquently Asked Questions, These Things Take Time, Ghent, Belgium, 2015

- THE CONSOLATORY PRACTICE OF LEAVING, These Things Take Time, Ghent, Belgium, 2015

- ANGER AND BEYOND, Cinema offOFF, Ghent, Belgium, 2015

- INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN ACTIVITIES, Artes Mundi, Cardiff, UK, 2014

- FLASHBACK. Meditations on film and memory, Smac, Berlin, Germany, 2014

- I INVENTED ROMANCE WHERE THERE WASN’T ANY, Marialei 29, Antwerp, Belgium, 2014

- ARCHITECTURE OF AUTHORITY, Het Paviljoen, Ghent, Belgium, 2014

- SEEKER LJ4, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2013

- SEEKER EH3, Dutch Design Biennal 2013, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2013

- FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN, Jam, Bangkok, Thailand, 2013

- THE GILDED CHILD, Lage Egal, Berlin, Germany, 2013

- DYSRAPHIC CITY, Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin, Germany, 2013

- VIDEO ART ATTACK!, Campo Victoria, Ghent, Belgium, 2013

- THE TERROR DREAM. A culture of fear., Flipside, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2012

- LA FÊTE DU PEUPLE, LABDO, Antwerp, Belgium, 2012