Hicham Khalidi (MA, 1972) is currently the director of the Jan Van Eyck Academie. Prior to this, he was an associate curator of Lafayette Anticipations (Fondation d’entreprise Galeries Lafayette) in Paris. In this capacity, he was involved in commissioning work in the disciplines of fine art, design and fashion. In the period 2013–15, he was responsible for programming exhibitions and the Artefact Festival at the STUK House for Dance, Image and Sound in Leuven. From 2003 to 2011 he was the artistic
and general director of TAG, institute for contemporary art and music in The Hague. Khalidi was the curator of the ACT II group exhibition in the Beirut Sharjah Biennial in 2017, served as a cultural attaché to the Biennale of Sydney in 2016, and was chief curator of the Marrakech Biennale in 2014.
Publications and Exhibitions
November 2016 Barbara Wien gallery, Berlin, Musica Viva Spreads, Luca Frei
October 2016 iii and Audiomer, Ground, Jeroen Uyttendaele and Dewi de Vree
JRP|Ringier, Anticipations, 3 years of Lafayette Anticipations, publisher
September 2016 Wessal Investment Company, Maison des Arts et de la Culture, A
Creative Enterprise In A Cultural Valley, Rabat-Salé
July 2016 Panache with Cultuurcentrum Brugge and Brugge Musea,
Groeninge Museum, Eight Volumes of Fantasy, The Journey, Marjam
Najd and Sohrab Sepheri
March 2016 Third Line gallery, Dubai, Morocco according to Hassan Hajjaj
STUK, You Must Change Your Life, Artefact Festival 15 with Israel
Rosenfield, Catherine Malabou and Daniel Blanga-Gubbay
2014 Jap Sam Books, WHERE ARE WE NOW?, 5th Marrakech Biennale
catalogue, Hicham Khalidi, Amanda Sarroff (red.), with Kaelen WilsonGoldie a.o.
2014 Motto Books and Fenduq Press, Eric van Hove - V12 Laraki, artist book
with a.o. Simon Njami, Maylis de Kerangal, Hamid Irbouh
2013 Near East Magazine Istanbul, Moroccan Supercar, issue 1
2012 Kunstbeeld, Marrakech Biënnale: Geeft Marokko zich over?
2012 TAG publishing, On Geometry and Speculation: A Parallel between The Islamic Golden Age and Western Contemporary Art, Marrakech
2010 TAG publishing, Esemplasticism: The Truth is a Compromise, Berlin
2010 TAG publishing, Everything is Real, Alvin Lucier in the Hague