Apparatus 22 (RO), Art Collective, Bucharest / Brussels

Johannes Büttner (DE), Artist, Participant of de Ateliers, Amsterdam

Benedikte Bjerre (DK), Artist, Participant of de Ateliers, Amsterdam

Charlotte Van Buylaere (BE), Curator & Researcher, Antwerp
and former Assistant Curator
to the Bucharest Biennale 7, Bucharest

Binna Choi (KR/NL), Director of CASCO – Office for Art,
Design and Theory, Utrecht

Laurie Cluitmans (NL), Independent Curator and Writer, Amsterdam

Larisa David (RO), Artist and Student at Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam
Galit Eilat (IL/NL), Independent Curator, Amsterdam

Hendrik Folkerts (NL), Curator, documenta 14, Kassel / Athens

Erin Gleeson (US), Artistic Director of SA SA BASSAC, Phnom Penh

Yolande van der Heide (NL) Publishing Coordinator at Casco –
Office for Art, Design
and Theory, Utrecht

Pablo Helguera (MX), Director of Adult and Academic Programs,
MoMA and Artist, New York
Gergő Horváth (RO), Artist, Curator and former Director
of Bucharest Biennale, Bucharest
Xenia Kalpaktsoglou (GR), Independent Curator and
Founder of Athens Biennale, Athens
Brian Kuan Wood (US), Writer and a founding editor of e- ux journal,
New York

Martina Mächler (CH), Artist, Zurich

Vera Mey (NZ), Independent Curator and PhD candidate at SOAS, University of London

Nat Muller (NL), Independent Curator and Writer, Amsterdam

Ambra Pittoni and Paul-Flavien Enriquez-Sarano (IT/FR),
Artists, Torino / Paris

Haco de Ridder (NL), Senior Project O cer International Relations,
Mondriaan Fund, Amsterdam
Anastasia Shin (UK), Artist, Yoga Teacher and Student at Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam Tijana Stepanovic (HU), Curator, Den Haag and Head of International Projects
at
 OFF Biennale 2015, Budapest

Jan Verwoert (DE), Writer and Critic, Visiting Professor at University of the Arts, Berlin
 and Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam

Young Girl Reading Group, Dorota Gawęda and Eglė Kulbokaitė (PO/LT),
Artists, Basel / Athens
Laura Wiedijk (NL), Artist, Amsterdam
 
Why Is Everybody Being So Nice?
is curated by the De Appel Curatorial Programme 2016-17:
Mira Asriningtyas
Lucrezia Calabrò Visconti
Mateo Chacon-Pino
Kati Ilves

Shona Mei Findlay
Fadwa Naamna

Intern:
Hannah Cheney
 
Graphic Design:
Fazed Grunion Collective 

Coding:
Bruno Cardoso, Bruno Dias

The participants of the Curatorial Programme 2016-17 would like to thank: All of the generous contributors to Why Is Everybody Being So Nice? In addition to Luca Bogoni, Charles Esche, Go Eun Im and Igor Sevcuk (Goleb), Sven Lütticken, Claire van der Mee, Martha Rosler,
Henk Slager, Butcher’s Tears and the sta of De Appel for helping this programme come together.