Ingrid Commandeur is Course Director, tutor and senior researcher. She holds an MA in Art History from the VU University in Amsterdam. Prior to her position at the Piet Zwart Institute, Commandeur was senior editor at METROPOLIS M, Magazine of Contemporary Art, lecturer in art theory at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and independent art critic and researcher. Ingrid Commandeur has published extensively on contemporary art. Among her book publications are:  Robert Smithson: Art in Continual Movement (2012) and ‘The Beautiful Risk of Criticality’ in: Spaces for Criticism. Shifts in Contemporary Art Discourses (2015). In 2017 she curated the symposium Agents in the Anthropocene. Trans/disciplinary Practices in Art and Design Education Today. She takes a special interest in post-humanist and new materialist education theories and the transgression of boundaries between arts, technology & sciences.