Tag Archives: Kaat Debo

The artist is absent by Alison Chernick

Watch the trailer of ‘The Artist is Absent’, a documentary by filmmaker Alison Chernick on Martin Margiela, which debutes on Tribeca Film Festival this weekend, featuring interviews with Suzy Menkes, Jean Paul Gaultier, Inge Grognard, Geert Bruloot, Olivier Saillard and MoMu’s director Kaat Debo. More info on the documentary here.

Antwerp Fashion documentary on Canvas

Tonight at 9.10PM the documentary ’50 Years Fashion Academy: Stream of Talent’ will premier on the Belgian TV channel Canvas. For the year long celebration of Happy Birthday Dear Academie, Canvas made a documentary on the renowned Antwerp fashion department. Canvas and MoMu worked closely together for a year, delving into the MoMu archives of […]


MoMu’s director Kaat Debo talks to the iconic store Joyce Hong Kong during the preparations of the 50 Years Antwerp Fashion Department exhibition. More here.


We are very proud to be featured in the November issue of Vogue USA! The magazine dedicated an article on young European fashion museum and curators. “Kaat Debo leads the next generation of curators redefining fashion museum worldwide.”


MOMU3 X BULO by Frederik Heyman and Wout Bosschaert from MoMu Fashion Museum Antwerp on Vimeo. For MOMU3 X BULO, MoMu invited visual artist Frederik Heyman to work on the MoMu collection, in a way that transcends the static character of a traditional exhibition. For MOMU3, Heyman creates, in collaboration with graphic artist Wout Bosschaert, […]

MOMU3 meets BULO

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Mechelen (office)furniture manufacturer Bulo, MoMu and Bulo team up for a creative collab. Anniversaries are the ideal moment to look back to its own heritage, but also to look to the future. Christian Salez, Bulo CEO, asked MoMu’s Kaat Debo to share her thoughts how to translate the […]

MoMu offices in Collections A/W 2013

Collections A/W 2013 is the first issue of a quarterly magazine by London based editor-in-chief Louise Rytter, celebrating fashion exhibitions, museums and private collections. The magazine features Hamish Bowles, Pierre Bergé, Caroline Evans, Judith Clark, Oriole Cullen and Patricia de Nicolai among others. MoMu is very happy to have participated with the project in an […]

View the Europeana Fashion International Conference Online

Last April, Europeana Fashion hosted an international conference in April, attracting speakers from various fields within the fashion industry, from museums and universities to commercial enterprises and media. They came together to discuss the role of fashion archives, fashion education and fashion in new media. All the lectures can now be viewed and enjoyed online! […]

Wonderingmode in Poland

On the occasion of the finissage of the exhibition ‘Wonderingmode. Inter-relations between art/fashion/architecture’ at CoCa (Torun-Poland), artistic director Dobrila Denegri invited me to give a talk on our museum’s exhibition policy and on how MoMu translates fashion to the museum. Curated by Denegri, “Wonderingmode is imagined as a visual journey through a variety of imaginery […]

Europeana Fashion Conference in Florence report

The Europeana Fashion Community gathered in sunny Florence on April 17 and 18. The conference offered some thought provoking and inspiring talks and discussions, presenting both the goals and ambitions of Europeana Fashion, as well as the many challenges that lay ahead of us when it comes to the digitalization and curation of our digital […]