Louise Schouwenberg studied psychology (Radboud University Nijmegen), sculpture (Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam), and philosophy (University of Amsterdam). After establishing a career as visual artist, since 2000 her focus has been on art and design theory and, incidently, curating exhibitions on the cutting edge between art and design, including exhibitions for gallery Fons Welters Amsterdam (2012), Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam (2010), Utrecht Manifest (2009), and the Textile Museum Tilburg (2006). She writes for Dutch and international art and design magazines and websites, and has contributed to a range of books, some of the latest being the Graduation Catalogue of DAE 2014, the publication Panorama on designer Konstantin Grcic (Vitra Design Museum, 2014), a monograph on artist Robert Zandvliet (Nai Publishers, 2012) and two monographs on designer Hella Jongerius (Phaidon Press, 2010 and 2003). Schouwenberg has been teaching at various art schools and universities, including DAE, the Sandberg Instituut Amsterdam, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and KABK in The Hague. Since 2000 she teaches at DAE (bachelor department Living - 2004; master department IM - 2010); since 2010 she is head of the master department Contextual Design.
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Announcement of A Search Behind Appearances, a shadow play that takes place during the Salone del Mobile in Milan 2016.