Joannette van der Veer


Independent design curator, writer and organizer based in Rotterdam (NL).


Joannette van der Veer (she/her) is an independent design curator and writer based in Rotterdam. Curiosity, criticism, collaboration, and conviviality are the core principles of her hybrid creative practice that spans across the field of art and design(ed) cultures. She has worked with and within various cultural institutions including Onomatopee Projects, Transnatural Art & Design, Roodkapje Rotterdam, and The Niet Normaal Foundation, and has collaborated with individual artists, designers, architects and collectives such as Studio BramesfeldGet Me, Alicia Framis, Mato Architecten, AKKA Architects, and many more. She holds an MA in Design Cultures from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and a BA in Design from the Willem de Kooning Academy.

Current roles:

Design curator at Onomatopee Projects 

Proud member of the 💎Gem Z💎 Talent Accelerator Program by Current Obsession

Committee member Visual Arts at the Gemeente Rotterdam 



smaller curatorial & editorial projects



Mato Architecten




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