bio | Steven ten Thije was a project leader of EU-funded The Uses of Art – The Legacy of 1848 and 1989 by L’Internationale museum confederation and a member of the Editorial Board of L'Internationale Online. He co-curated The Making of Modern Art at Vanabbe Museum, 2017–2021, with Christiane Berndes, Charles Esche in close collaboration with The Museum of American Art, Berlin. Previously, he co-curated Confessions of the Imperfect, 1848–1989, VAM, 2014–2015, with Alistair Hudson. In the first L'Internationale project on Post-War Avant-Gardes, he was part of the curatorial team of Spirits of Internationalism, VAM, M HKA, 2012, with Charles Esche, Bart De Baere, Anders Kreuger and Jan De Vree. Recently he published the essay The Emancipated Museum (2016, Mondriaan Fund) and co-edited the book What’s the Use?, published by Valiz in 2015. He was part of the team who organised Play Van Abbe (2009–2011).