Director, Manifesta European Nomadic Biennial.
Hedwig Fijen (1961) studied History and Art History at the University of Amsterdam. She is founding director of Manifesta.
Since its origin in Rotterdam in 1993, Manifesta has developed into the fourth most influential biennial in the world. Over this period, Fijen has been responsible for the execution of all aspects of each biennial edition, and vastly expanded upon the operations of its theoretical and educational projects.