JOACHIM COUCKE was born in 1983 in Kortrijk, Belgium. He studied graphic arts at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (KASK) in Ghent and earned his master degree in 2006. In 2012 Coucke became a Laureate from the Higher Institute of Fine Arts (HISK) in Ghent. Since then he has exhibited in several project spaces, galleries and institutions in Belgian and abroad. He works with a diverse range of mediums like prints, assemblages and installations in which he questions our fast changing society under the influence of technology, the internet and social media.
Coucke is also co-founder and director of DASH, a nonprofit exhibition space in Kortrijk since 2014. Since 2019 Coucke works as a freelance curator for Liebaert Projects, a private foundation for contemporary art in Kortrijk