Maaike Gouwenberg is a curator based in Rotterdam. She is interested in performative practices, and the ambitious large scale projects she has been involved in bring together theatrical and curatorial aspects. Gouwenberg attended the Curatorial Programma at de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam in 2006/07, worked at If I Can’t Dance and in 2010 initiated A.P.E. (art projects era) with artist Keren Cytter. She is programmer for the short film program at International Film Festival Rotterdam. She has been a committee member at The Mondriaan Fund and is a board member of artist run space 1646 (The Hague), Ponies Theater, and music theater group Touki Delphine.
Joris Lindhout is an artist and curator hailing from the Netherlands. He studied Interaction Design and holds an MA in Fine Arts. In 2014 he was a researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht (NL) where he focused on the social implications of fantastic literature in the Low Countries. His curatorial practice mainly revolves around videoart; he works as a programmer for the Impakt festival amongst others. For a part of the year Lindhout lives in New Orleans where he runs the artist in residence project Deltaworkers together with Maaike Gouwenberg. At the moment he is writing the script for an experimental southern gothic short.