Johan Pas is the head of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp. He holds a PhD in Art Studies, is lecturer, author and curator. His research focuses on the exhibition and publication history of 20th century avant-gardes.
In addition, he collects and studies artist publications. He teaches two elective courses in the Master of Visual Arts. In 2015 he founded CRAP, the Collection for Research on Artists' Publications. In 2017 he published his most recent book, Artists' Publications: The Belgian Contribution (Koenig Books, London).