Holds a masters degree in fine arts and cultural studies. Founder of <so-on> [pronounce souon], a group of artists and curators working with image, sound and technology. In their art projects they research the transversal field of installations, performances and audio-visual compositions. Their focus is to identify innovation and change while developing artistic projects, and focus on new aesthetical presentation techniques. Therefore they are working closely together with multiple collectives in Brussels, in Belgium and abroad. As co-founder of OKNO, together with Guy van Belle and Gert Aertsen, Annemie Maes is strongly involved in the artistic production and presentation of okno, and is responsible for okno’s day-to-day management.