Frédérique Bergholtz is co-founder and director of If I Can't Dance, I Don't Want To Be Part of Your Revolution, a curatorial production house for performance related art and research based in Amsterdam. In this role she commissioned artists to make new work - a.o. Gerard Byrne, Matti Braun, Yael Davids, Mariana Castillo Deball, Keren Cytter, Suchan Kinoshita, Olivier Foulon, Sarah Pierce, Joachim Koester, Jon Mikel Euba, Sung Hwan Kim, Wendelien van Oldenborgh, Jeremiah Day and Emily Wardill - and initiated research projects on performative practices - a.o. Guy de Cointet, Isidoro Valcarcel Medina, Matt Mullican and Flavio de Cavalho.
She previously worked as visual arts curator at Huis a/d Werf theatre in Utrecht (2005–2007) and was director of Marres, centre for contemporary art in Maastricht (1998–2005). In 2010 she co-curated Art Sheffield – Life: A User's Manual. She studied Art History at Utrecht University.
Frédérique Bergholtz at the DAI:
To Make A Work - Motivation, Affinity, Circumstance