Johan Pas is dean of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, School of Arts of the AP University College. Pas holds a PhD in art history and is a lecturer, author and curator.
His research focuses on exhibition and publication history of 20th century avant-gardes. He also collects and studies artists' publications. In 2015 he founded CRAP, the Collection for Research on Artists' Publications. In 2017 his most recent book, Artists' Publications: The Belgian Contribution (Koenig Books, London) was published.