Dirk Snauwaert (b. 1963, Tielt, Belgium) was appointed Artistic Director of WIELS Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels since 2005. He had been Co-Director of the Institut d’Art Contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alps and from 1996 to 2001 Director of the Munich Kunstverein. For Wiels, he has curated exhibitons by Anne Mie Van Kerckhoven, Bruno Serralongue, Luc Tuymans, Andro Wekua and Francis Alÿs. In 2009 he curated the exhibition Jef Geys at the Belgian Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale.