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.