gallery talks

Victoria Anastasyadis
30 Nov 2012

Photo: Ernst van Deursen
Photo: Ernst van Deursen

Location: Schiphol Hal (entrance hall)
Language: Dutch
Entrance: Visitors only pay entrance to the museum (special discounts apply).
Reservations: It is necessary to make a reservation. Send an e-mail to reservations@stedelijk.nl, stating your full name, e-mail address, telephone number, and the date of the event for which you want to reserve a seat.

After the museum reopens, the Stedelijk will continue the series stedelijk|gallery talks, in which well-known scientists, artists, curators, and critics organize a tour around a selection of exhibited works in the museum on the basis of their own expertise and background.

Victoria Anastasyadis, junior curator of Applied Arts and Design at the Stedelijk, will give a Gallery Talk in the afternoon, focusing on the display of textile art.

More information about the speaker:

Victoria Anastasyadis studied Art History at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and did research on the ‘decorative arts’ at the Sorbonne University in Paris. Following this, she completed the M.A. program Museum Curator at the UvA and Vrije Universiteit, after a traineeship at the Stedelijk Museum under the guidance of Marjan Boot, curator of Applied Arts and Design. The topic of Anastasyadis’ thesis was the textile art of Désirée Scholten-Van de Rivière (1920-1987). After her studies, she continued working as junior curator at the Stedelijk Museum where she contributed to the current collection display of design. In addition to this, Anastasyadis worked as a freelance writer and critic for the websites www.designgeschiedenis.nl and www.hermanendesireescholten.nl, and she was assistent-curator for the exhibition Grafisch Geluk – 100 jaar grafische vormgeving NL at Museum Hilversum as well as co-curator of the graduate exhibition of the Applied Arts department at the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam.