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Claire Breukel

Contemporary art curator and writer

Claire Breukel is a Contemporary art curator and writer living and working between Miami and New York. She is interested in art thats falls outside of conventional art practices.

After graduating from the University of Cape Town, Claire Breukel began her career working for the South African Center for Photography and the Association for Visual Arts, both non-profit organizations. Invited to curate the 2002 Cape Town Month of Photography biennale, she went on to curate the Vision Photography Festival and Brett Kebble Art Awards, 2003 and 2004. Introduced to Miami through the Rubell Family Collection, she took the position of Executive Director at Locust Projects, a renowned alternative non-profit. Whilst in Miami she participated in a number of art-related boards including as Vice Chair of Miami Beach Art in Public Places. Following this she became nomadic in her role as Coordinator of PUMAVision and Curator of PUMA.Creative, focusing on developing the arts specifically within Africa and the Caribbean region. Breukel is an independent curator and arts writer interested in contemporary art that falls outside of conventional modes of exhibition, and often affiliated with “developing” regions. She has written for Eikon, ArtPulse, Wynwood magazine and Arte Aldia, and has curated exhibitions in South Africa, New York, Miami and Vienna, and later this year her exhibition Coca-colonized will open at MARTE Museum in San Salvador.

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Soweto Book Launch

If you are in Jo'burg next week please do come along,
All the best,

21 May 2010, 9:08


Well to begin, am very much impressed by your carrier.wish you all the best


1 Jun 2010, 13:33

Message fromDavid Lurie

Hi, heard you were in Cape Town. Please contact me (072 731 0734) if you have time. Also, "Offside: Cape Town 2010" at AVA Gallery. Best, David Lurie

18 Jul 2010, 19:36


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26 Sep 2012, 2:19
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