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artistic director

artistic director

Joanna van der Zanden

What is the best alternative for a design museum without its own collection? A store? A stage? A shop window? A tv show? A website? Or all of this and mingled and mixed? With these questions i keep myself busy since the opening of Platform21. As artistic director i am responsible for the conceptual development of this alternative design museum as well as for programming Platform21. What a great job! I love to experiment, always looking for unexpected connections and I do believe design can turn something negative into something positive.
Hope this adventure will turn out positively.

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