Delphine Bedel is an artist, lecturer, editor and publisher, who specialised in emerging practices in photography, design and publishing. Her work is exhibited internationally. She is the founder of Meta/Books and the Amsterdam Art/Book Fair, as well as Member of the Advisory Board of the Mondriaan Fonds and the German Photography Academy (DFA). Meta/Books, her publishing studio and research platform, is an experimental framework to publish art, theory and design and promote a new generation of artists and designers. She (co)curated the path-breaking trilogy on post-colonialism. ‘Shared History /Decolonising the Image’ at W139 and Arti & Amicitiae, Amsterdam, ‘Beyond Paradise’ at the Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam and ‘The Experience of Atopia’ for Breda Photo festival.
Known for her cutting-edge publications and feminist eductiton projects, Delphine Bedel works with leading cultural institutions and art and design academies. She has lectured, served as a jury member and portfolio reviewer for museum and festivals including Musée National d’Art Moderne Paris (FR), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (NL), Rosfoto Museum and PhotobookFest Moscow (RU), Whitechapel Gallery, London (UK), Rencontres d’Arles (FR), Unseen (NL) and Fotomuseum Winterthur (CH). She has taught at the Geneva University of Art and Design (CH), Design Academy Eindhoven, Kunsthochschule Kassel (DE), Rietveld Academy and the Sandberg Institute (NL) among others. She is currently PhD Researcher at UCA – University for the creative Arts (UK), and contributes to books and magazines.