Sofie Taes (KU Leuven & Photoconsortium) is an alumna of KU Leuven, where she graduated in musicology and Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Since March 2013 she has joined the Institute for Cultural Studies (CS Digital) at KU Leuven as a research assistant and a digital curator. Since its establishment in 2014, she has also worked on curation and user engagement activities for Photoconsortium. She has created several virtual and physical exhibitions and written the accompanying catalogues. Sofie Taes is also active as a free-lance speaker and writer on a variety of topics related to music and has published a book tracing the steps of the early music movement in Flanders.