Helena Kritis

Above: Helena Kritis, 2023. Photo: Tom Van Hee

Helena Kritis (°1981, BE) is the chief curator at WIELS Centre for Contemporary Art in Brussels. Her interest lies mainly with time-based and performative practices and she has worked with Mounira Al Solh, Nora Turato, Wu Tsang & Boychild, Kiluanji Kia Henda, Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz, Christian Nyampeta, Ed Atkins etc. At WIELS, she curated solo exhibitions of Oscar Murillo (2024), Danai Anesiadou (2023), Shezad Dawood (2023) and Lucy Raven (2022), and she co-curated the group exhibitions Regenerate (2021) and Risquons-Tout (2020). She has (co)commissioned new performances by Billy Bultheel and James Richards (2023), Nikima Jagudajev (2023) and Moya Michael (2024), and is currently preparing upcoming solo presentations with Alexis Blake and Christopher Kulendran Thomas (2024). Previously she was a member of the experimental short film selection committee for the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR). Between 2008 and 2019 she was in charge of the visual and audiovisual arts program at the multidisciplinary arts centre Beursschouwburg in Brussels.