About

Rachelle Dufour (°1991, Lommel) currently serves as Estate Assistant to the Philippe Vandenberg Foundation.

She holds a postgraduate degree in Curatorial Studies (TEBEAC) from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Ghent) and graduated in 2013 with a Masters degree in graphic design from Media, Arts & Design Faculty (Hasselt). She has been fair manager of the 2017 edition of POPPOSITIONS, an annual contemporary art fair in the heart of Brussels and has worked for KIOSK (Ghent), Gallery Meessen De Clercq as a curatorial assistant.

Meanwhile she has been freelancing as a designer for mainly cultural clients, with a special interest in (artists-) book design and typography, whilst continuously investigating the role of the graphic designer within the ongoing technological innovations in arts and design.

Education

KASK Ghent,
Postgraduate in Exhibition and conservation of Contemporary Art: Curatorial Studies (TEBEAC), 2016

PXL-MAD,
MFA Graphic Design, 2013

PXL-MAD,
BA Graphic Design, 2012

Curation

“Show Me Your Archive And I Will Tell You Who Is In Power”
group exhibition at KIOSK, Ghent
27.04—16.06.2017

“Finissage”
group exhibition Brussels
22.10.2016
Gallery Rod Barton

“I contain multitudes”
group exhibition Ghent
24.06—28.06.2016
Yurt Nomadic Project Space
& Paviljoen, KASK

“The Green Room”
for TUMULTinGent#4
24.03—27.03.2016
KASK, De Zwarte Zaal

Experience

Estate Philippe Vandenberg
Executive Assistant
July 2017 — now

Kiss Kiss Bank Bank
Project Manager
May—June 2017

Poppositions Art Fair
Fair Manager of the 2017 edition
Dec—May 2017

KIOSK, Ghent
Curatorial assistant to Wim Waelput & Natasa Petresin-Bachelez
Oct—April 2017

Meessen De Clercq
Gallery Assistant internship
Feb 2016

Sign Brussels
Graphic Designer
May—Aug 2015

Bureau Devet
Project Assistant
Feb—March 2015

Toegepast 19
Freelance Art director
Cultuurplatform Design, 2014

Design is Dead bvba
Junior Designer
May—Januari 2014

Freelance graphic designer Josworld
for Museum Night Fever 2014
Brussels

Boy Vereecken
Design Internship
August—October 2012

Tools

Adobe Creative Suite, FontLab,
HTML and CSS, Final Cut Pro,
Sketchup, Mailchimp, WordPress,
Google Analytics, Microsoft Office Suite

Publications

Interview with Benjamin Sporken
for Toegepast 21, Z33 Hasselt

Catalogus Toegepast 19: Time To Unravel
Interview by Christophe Deschauvre
Cultuurplatform Design

Kwintessens Magazine
Special: “De klas van 2013”
Design Vlaanderen

Brochure
Plantin Moretus
“Best Vormgegeven Boeken 2013”

Shows (participation)

“Beyond Food and Design”
Participated in project “Magic Mushrooms”C-mine designcentrum, Genk

MAD Surprize! Young Belgian Design Award”
Nominee in graphic design 2015
Dexia Art Center, Brussels

Toegepast 19 — Time To Unravel”
Art director and graphic communication
Z33 House of Contemporary Art, Hasselt

“Extacy”
with project Vigor
Velinx Tongeren

“Exit 2013”
with masterproject Virtual Waste
Waterschei Minebuilding

“Kunst in de kijker”
Art exhibition with project Uncensored
Lommel

Award(s)

Nominee of
MAD Young Belgian Design Awards 2015

Plantin Moretus Debut Price
“Best Vormgegeven Boeken 2013”

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