Dr Sophie Berrebi

Sophie Berrebi is a Lecturer in the History and Theory of Contemporary Art, University of Amsterdam.

Berrebi is a writer, art historian and curator born in Paris and based in Amsterdam. She is on the editorial board of the new academic journal Stedelijk Studies. 

She is the author of The Shape of Evidence: Contemporary Art and the Document (Valiz, Amsterdam, 2015), and the editor of Entrée en matière: Hubert Damisch et Jean Dubuffet, Textes et correspondances 1961-2001 (JRP Ringier / La Maison Rouge, 2016), an extract of which appeared in English in the journal October (issue 154, winter 2015-16). 

Dr. Berrebi received her PhD from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London in 2003, and is based at the University of Amsterdam where she teaches and researches art history and theory of art. 

In 2016-2017 she will curate a series of small exhibitions entitled Platform: How do we occupy space through objects? at Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam. She is currently writing a new book entitled Elements of Fashion. Icons, Gestures, Details.