Katrien Kolenberg's work lies in the interstices of artistic expression and scientific exploration. After obtaining her PhD in astrophysics at the KU Leuven, she conducted research at the University of Vienna and at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Currently she is Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Antwerp and the Free University of Brussels, STE(A)M* Coordinator at the KU Leuven, and an artist. She is passionate about using astronomy as a tool for global development and art as a way to touch and reflect upon the human condition.  

                 *STE(A)M: Science Technology Engineering (Arts) Mathematics