Roel Daenen

Roel Daenen (°1974) studied history at the Ghent University and the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Portugal). He started his career in BOZAR, Belgium’s largest center for fine arts. At the heritage interface FARO, he coordinated the yearly Erfgoeddag (Heritage Day), which is one of Belgium’s most popular free, one-day events. He is editor of both Stripgids and faro, magazine about cultural heritage. In 2014, he collaborated to a special issue of both magazines on comics heritage, contributing an incisive essay titled “De schitterende schatkamer. Versnipperd, verloren, veronachtzaamd en toch uiterst gewild: striperfgoed” (Faro 7.2/Stripgids 38, 2014). He further works as a freelance journalist and writer.