Adam Szymczyk is a curator and writer based in Zurich. He is Curator-at-Large at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. He is a member of the board of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw and a member of the advisory committee of the Kontakt Art Collection in Vienna, where he also taught seminars “Principle of Equality” and “Undoing Landscape” at the Akademie der bildenden Künste, 2019-2021. He was Artistic Director of documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel in 2017. He served as Director and Chief Curator at Kunsthalle Basel between 2003 and 2014, where he curated, among other exhibitions, Thea Djordjadze – 'endless enclosure' in 2009. He was a co-founder of the Foksal Gallery Foundation in Warsaw in 1997. In 2008 he co-curated, with Elena Filipovic, the 5th Berlin biennial for contemporary art. In 2011, he was a recipient of the Walter Hopps Award for Curatorial Achievement at the Menil Foundation in Houston.