Claire Breukel is the curator of Unscripted, Bal Harbour public art projects. Unscripted, Bal Harbour commissions a series of ambitious and site responsive contemporary art pieces throughout the public areas of Bal Harbour Village. Breukel shares her behind the scenes insights of the selection, artist installation and programming as each project progresses.
After co-curated the 2002 Cape Town Month of Photography biennale and the 2003-2004 the Brett Kebble Art Awards in South Africa, Claire was introduced to Miami through the Rubell Family Collection. Here she took the position of Executive Director at Locust Projects, a renowned alternative non-profit, for 3 years before becoming nomadic in her role as Curator of PUMA.Creative for Sportslifestyle brand PUMA, where she focused on arts sponsorships and partnerships within Africa and the Caribbean. Today Claire works between Miami and San Salvador as Director and Chief Curator of Y.ES, Contemporary Art El Salvador and Curator of the Unscripted art program for the city of Bal Harbour. She has written for Whitewall, Arte Aldia, Eikon, ArtPulse, Wynwood magazine, Function and Modernity online and Hyperallergic.com, and recently co-edited her first publication, Y.ES Collect Contemporary El Salvador.