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Charles Esche is a curator and writer. He is Director of van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven and co-director of Afterall Journal and Books based at Central St.Martins College of Art and Design, London. In 2010 he will curate the 5th U3 triennial in Ljubjana, Slovenia. He is a visiting lecturer at a number of European academies and a board member of the new Beirut Academy planned for 2011. In the last years, Charles Esche has curated biennials at, amongst others: Ramallah, Palestine (2009), Riwaq (2007), Istanbul (2005) and Gwangju, Korea (2002). A book of Charles Esche’s selected writings, Modest Proposals, was published by Baglam Press, Istanbul in 2005. Esche has written for numerous catalogues and magazines and is also a board member of the International Foundation Manifesta, Amsterdam and the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation, Basel and lectures extensively at art colleges and