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Jul 8, 2021

Director & Chief Curator of MoMu – Fashion Museum Antwerp, Kaat Debo, joins Dominique Nzeyimana for a sit-down.

Kaat Debo is one of the foremost guardians and champions of Belgian fashion as well as a noted author whose staple publications shed new light on greats like Martin Margiela, Olivier Theyskens & Walter Van Beirendonck.

On this episode, Kaat retells her journey from academia to getting that first foot in the door as a curator. Peer behind the seams of MoMu as Kaat remembers the museum’s beginnings, shares what makes an exhibition magical and outlines the inclusion work to be done.

You’ll also hear Kaat Debo’s choice memories of working with designer legends like Walter Van Beirendonck, Dries Van Noten and Stephen Jones and the importance of trust to build an exhibition. She also shares how she is pondering the future of sustainability at MoMu and what it could mean to be a true hub for fashion culture.

Kaat and Dominique also discuss what is to be expected from the grand reopening of the renovated MoMu and its accompanying exhibitions & events this September.

More info on the official reopening programme ‘Fashion 2.021 Antwerp – Fashion/Conscious’.

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