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Anoek De Paepe

Royal Museum for Central Africa
Objects conservator
Antwerp, Belgium
Anoek De Paepe is an object conservator at the Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) in Tervuren, Belgium. As the museum is being renovated, she is currently working on the preparing the objects for the reopening of the museum at the end of 2018. In 2016 she received her master’s degree in conservation and restoration of Textiles from the University of Antwerp. During her studies she did internships at the Fashion Museum of Antwerp and at the Design museum of Ghent. Furthermore, she has worked on a research about the degradation of white glass beads on African objects which resulted in an article that will be published later this year.