Kim Knoppers (NL, 1976) joined Foam as a curator in spring 2011.
She is interested in a wide range of photographic work, from
documentary photography to artists working with documentary
strategies and conceptual photo-based art, from photographs from
archives to contemporary photography. Kim has worked on
exhibitions including Raphaël Dallaporta: Observation, Stanley
Greene: Black Passport, Bertien van Manen: Let's sit down before we
go, Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs: Light of Other Days and
Re-Search: Alumni Rijksakademie.
She also curated several exhibitions for Foam 3H, the museums
platform for young and upcoming talent. Among them: Rico &
Michael, Joss McKinley and Nina Poppe.
After finishing Art History studies (University of Amsterdam,
The Netherlands) in 2001, Kim started her curatorial practice at
the De Beyerd, centre for contemporary art, Breda. Before joining
Foam she was a freelance curator and producer for several
cultural institutions and NGOs, such as Fotodok | Space for
Documentary Photography, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten,
Netherlands Media Art Institute, debate centre De Balie and Doctors
Kim was also chairman (2008-2011) of the Steenbergen Stipendium,
award for emerging photographers in The Netherlands.