21 Sep 2024 — 03 Nov 2024

Currents 11

Currents 10: Luca Tichelman, This is us
Photo: Rob van Hoorn

In 2024, Marres Maastricht and Jester in Genk (BE) jointly present the exhibition Currents 11. A young team will curate the exhibition, showcasing work by recently graduated artists from academies in Belgium, North Rhine-Westphalia and the southern Netherlands.

With Currents, Marres, House for Contemporary Culture, acts as a platform for emerging artists and curators to contribute to an international infrastructure for talent development. Jester, house for contemporary art in Genk, also pursues this same objective. 

The exhibition will be embedded in a broader guidance trajectory in which training, networking and professionalisation are central. After 10 editions, Currents is an established platform for young artists and curators. Over the past years, 150 artists from different academies have exhibited their work, have given presentations and participated in workshops. By participating in the project, 25 promising international curators have given their careers a firm boost.

Currents 10: Luna Mahoux, 2 strong for 2 long
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij
Currents #10: Choose Your Own Story
Currents 10: Loran van de Wier, Organic Materials
Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij

Open Call
Curatorenteam Currents 11
1 – 14 febr 2024

This Open Call has now closed

For Currents 11, we are looking for a team of curators (minimum two persons).

We are looking for curators who:

  • enjoy working closely with young artists;
  • have a good feel for production work;
  • have a keen eye on logistics and planning;
  • have good writing skills;
  • have the time in June and July 2024 to visit all the graduation shows in the Euroregion.

An honorarium and reimbursement for travel expenses will be provided. To reduce travel and accommodation costs, candidates with a residence address in the Netherlands or Belgium are preferred.

Please send your personal resumes and motivation letters as a team to currents@marres.org.
Subject: curators Currents 11
Deadline: February 14, 2024
Interviews will take place between February 19 and 23, 20


For press requests, imagery and interview requests, please contact Julie Cordewener: julie.cordewener@marres.org.