Léon Kruijswijk, born in 1989 in Netherlands, is Curator at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin, and regularly works as a freelance curator and writer.
With his practice, Kruijswijk addresses themes on the intersection of queer and gender theory, activism and institutional critique, and navigates the crossovers between visual art, literature, film, experimental music, dance and performance. In the Netherlands, he organized exhibitions and events as a freelancer at Framer Framed, NEVERNEVERLAND, De School Amsterdam, ROZENSTRAAT – a rose is a rose is a rose, and Perdu among others. His most recent writings have been published on Mister Motley, in Metropolis M, and in the publication Queer Exhibition Histories (Valiz, 2023) and he is a guest mentor of BPA// Berlin program for artists. Kruijswijk obtained his MA degrees in “Museum Studies” and in “Art History: Contemporary Art” at the University of Amsterdam.