Wietske Maas is researcher, artist, and curator. 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.


Screening and Conversation

12 October 2023, 18.00-21.00

Images of Labor: De/Occupation of Watching

Lecture and Conversation

28 September 2023, 18.00-21.00

To Watch Around, To Watch Outside


22 June 2022, 17.30-19.30

The Object’s Interlacing by Kader Attia


20-21 May 2022

Symposium: No Linear Fucking Time

Multi-part Project

17 April–26 September 2021

Fragments of Repair

Public Editorial Meeting

9-10 October 2015

Art and Labor After the End of Work