Emily Pethick is the director of the Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam. She was previously the director The Showroom, London (2008 – 18), the director of Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory, in Utrecht, The Netherlands (2005 – 08) and curator at Cubitt, London (2003 – 04). At the Dutch Art Institute she co-led the programme Curating Positions (2016 – 18). She has contributed to publications, including Artforum, Frieze, Afterall, and The Exhibitionist, and and co-edited numerous books, including Wendelien van Oldenborgh’s monograph Amateur (2016), Circular Facts (2011) and Cluster: Dialectionary (2014), all Sternberg Press. She was a member of the jury of the 2017 Turner Prize.