Aynouk Tan is a (fashion) journalist, curator, lecturer and activist specialized in the relationship between appearance and identity politics. By observing appearance from a anthropological point of view they aim to deconstruct colonial, neoliberal and heteronormative narratives. I.e. queering identity. Clients include NPO Radio 1, Tropenmuseum, Mama Cash Foundation, Stedelijk Museum, the Cobra Museum and Gemeente Amsterdam. Tan is also an advisor at the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts (AFK) and chair of the board at the political party Amsterdam BIJ1.