About

Wietske
Maas

Wietske Maas is an artist and cultural worker. Since 2014 she has worked as a researcher, curator, and managing editor for multiple programs and publication projects at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht. Between 2008–2018 she worked as curator for the European Cultural Foundation. In her artistic practice she focuses on political ecology and the urban sphere as a site of transformative assembly. Maas has developed and participated in projects in international contexts including Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2015–2016; e-flux, New York, 2015; and Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, 2012. Recent co-edited publications include Propositions for Non-Fascist Living: Tentative and Urgent (co-edited with Maria Hlavajova, 2019) and Courageous Citizens: How Culture Contributes to Social Change (co-edited with Bas Lafleur and Susanne Mors, 2018). She has contributed to the edited volumes Botanical Drift: Protagonists of the Invasive Herbarium (2018); and Supercommunity: Diabolical Togetherness Beyond Contemporary (2017). Maas lives and works in Amsterdam and Berlin.