Kurt Vanbelleghem (Belgium, 1968) is a curator, critic and publisher specialized in the field of contemporary art and design. He received a MA in Psychological Sciences and an MA in Art History at the University of Ghent (B) and a Master in Visual Arts Administration at the Royal College of Art, London (UK). Through his organization PresentFuture, he focuses on the artistic & professional development of contemporary artistic practices. He is specialized in the development of new curatorial, strategic and digital trajectories. In doing, he provides perspectives to navigate the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. An ongoing goal is to create synergies between different artistic disciplines as well as between artistic and technological & scientific disciplines. He is alumni coach at St Lucas Antwerp and artistic advisor at Kunstenloket. He has been a contributing editor to a number of art & design magazines and has published several monographs and artist’s books.