Philippe Van Cauteren
"These are artists who are taking a position and do believe that art is a tool for communication for addressing the current conflict in their country."
Philippe Van Cauteren is an internationally renowned curator and author who currently serves as the Artistic Director of SMAK, the Municipal Museum for Contemporary Art in the Belgian city of Ghent. He co‑curated the Belgian Pavilion for the 2013 Venice Biennale, and is the curator of the National Pavilion of Iraq for the 2015 Venice Biennale.