Portrait of Sofie Taes

Sofie Taes

Vice-Chair - Management Board
MC Term: January 2022 - December 2024
Research Assistant / Curator / Comms officer Catholic University of Leuven Belgium Academic Research

Sofie Taes graduated from KU Leuven (Belgium) in musicology and Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Currently she works at the Institute for Cultural Studies (CS Digital) at KU Leuven and Photoconsortium - Europeana’s thematic aggregator for photography - as a digital curator. She has curated a wide range of editorials and virtual exhibitions for Europeana as well as physical exhibitions. Currently she is active in several projects involving curation and user engagement, among which Europeana XX: Century of Change, PAGODE – Europeana China, WEAVE and inDICEs. Sofie is also a freelance journalist for a leading Belgian newspaper, publishing weekly on classical music.