About CKV

The Flemish Centre for Art Archives’ services entail a focus on actors from the wider field of contemporary visual arts such as artists, curators, art halls, collectors, critics, galleries and other art professionals and assists them in shaping, conserving and making accessible their archives.

The Flemish Centre for Art Archives’ keeps close tabs on developments in archive practice related to contemporary art across a huge range of artistic practices worldwide. Its purpose is to clearly translate these developments to fit the local situation. The centre highlights a few best practices and makes all kinds of tools and documents available based on the archive creator’s unique needs. The Flemish Centre for Art Archives’ endeavours to act as a mediator under certain circumstances and build bridges between potential partners to ensure the proper conservation of a specific archive.