Jan Boelen (b. 1967, Genk, Belgium) is artistic director of Z33 House for Contemporary Art in Hasselt, Belgium, artistic director of Atelier LUMA, an experimental laboratory for design in Arles, France, and curator of the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial (22 Sep–4 Nov 2018) in Istanbul, Turkey.

He also holds the position of the head of the Master department Social Design at Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands. In 2019 April, Boelen was elected New Rector of HfG by the Senate and the council of HfG Karlsruhe.

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