Dr. Jana J. Haeckel is a researcher, curator and lecturer based in Brussels. She has been appointed as the new director of Photoforum Pasquart in Biel, Switzerland. Her written and curatorial work examines image and body politics in contemporary art, with a focus on new ethics of photography in the age of the digital and postcolonial theory. In 2019/20 she supervised the international project on colonial heritage "Everything Passes Except the Past" for the Goethe-Institut Brussels, for which she developed a publication (published by Sternberg Press 2021), conference and exhibition. Recent curated group shows include "Resistant Faces" at Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich (2021), "Everything Passes Except The Past" at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2020), "Performing the Border" at Kunstraum Niederoesterreich, Vienna (2017).