Eva Wittocx studied Art History at the University of Leuven and Warwick (UK).
Between 1998 and 2006 she was curator at S.M.A.K., the museum for contemporary art in Ghent (B). She organised exhibitions among others with John McCracken, Orla Barry, Dora Garcia, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Willem Oorebeek, Bernard Frize and Cai Guo Qiang. Between 2006 and 2009 she worked in STUK Artcentre in Leuven where she was in charge of the exhibition programme and the performance festival Playground (www.playgroundfestival.be). Since 2009 she is chief curator in the new museum M in Leuven, a museum both for historical and contemporary art (www.mleuven.be). She recently organised exhibitions with Ugo Rondinone, Mika Rottenberg, David Shrigley, Dirk Braeckman, Sol LeWitt wall drawings, Yael Davids and Pedro Cabrita Reis. She also continues programming the yearly Playground festival both at STUK and M. Eva Wittocx has contributed to many catalogues and publications, and regularly writes for artmagazines.