Agnès Violeau

Agnès Violeau (b.1976) is a Paris-based freelance exhibition curator and art critic. Her research relates partly to the potential of language and the performative territories. After she graduated in museology and art history at the Ecole du Louvre and Cambridge University, she was director of project space Site Odéon5 and chief curator at Le Point Éphémère (Paris). She co-founded the art and literature magazine J’aime beaucoup ce que vous faites publishing under-contruction projects, which led to the Fiction / Performed Readings cycle at the Fondation d’entreprise Ricard (Paris). She curated the performance program at Espace culturel Louis Vuitton (Paris) and at Maison de l'Amérique Latine. Following exhibitions in particular: “La Part du blanc – Nemours, Opalka, Parmiggiani” (2001, Paris); “Extra-light – Armleder, Verjux, Violette” (2008, Point Ephémère, Paris); “Signs of Life” (Nuit Blanche, Montreal, 2012); “Experienz, live art platform” (Wiels, Brussels, 2013); "Something Less, Something More" (The French National protocol-based Collections, 2014, Palais de Tokyo) etc. In 2015 and 2016, she is amongst others consultant for the Nouveau Festival at Centre Pompidou, Paris; guest performance curator of the programm Jeunes Commissaires at Deutsches Ackitectur Zentrum is Berlin with performative exhibition "A space is a space is a space"; awarded curator in residency at Fire Station (Dublin). In 2017 she did a curation for "Verbo - Performing Art Festival" 2016 at Galeria Vermelho, Sao Paulo. In 2018, she is appointed Satellite Curator at Jeu de Paume (Paris), CAPC (Bordeaux) and Museo Amparo (Puebla, Mexico). Since 2013, she teaches Contemporary Museology and Curating (Paris, Shanghai).

Giovanni Rendina

Giovanni Rendina (1991) is an independent curator. He read drama, art and music studies at Bologna University before studying for his MA in Curating & Collections at the Chelsea College of Art UAL, London (2015–2016). Rendina carried out a year long curatorial traineeship at the Mahler & Lewitt Studios in Spoleto assisting the program curator and directors in all aspects of running the organisation. His professional experience also includes assistant curatorial work at Chelsea Space, London. In 2016 he co-curated the Exhibition Use/User/Used at Zabludowicz Collection, London. In March 2017, he curated the show “A SLUMP” at Gelateria sogni di Ghiaccio, Bologna, inviting the London based artist Andrew Mealor. In July 2017 he curated Mattia Pajè’s Installation “Do you come here often?” In Spoleto supported by the Mahler & LeWitt Studios and part of Viaggiatori sulla Flaminia. His practice focuses on art as “organised leisure”.

Violeta Janeiro Alfageme

Curator and researcher. Her work articulates practices of collaborative nature.Reflects the possibilities of the community making through projects that explore alternatives in the production, reception and channeling of art. She has worked as a Curatorial fellow at the Guggenheim Museum in NY, Cultural Coordinator at the Consulate of Spain in Shanghai with the AECID. She has been Assistant Curator in the Spanish Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennial. She is currently developing her PhD thesis at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Some recent projects are: Continuous Movement, in Hangar Centro de investigación artística, Lisboa (2017); Exercises Around the Concept of Post-truth in the independent space Salón, Madrid (2017); Forms of Friendship in the gallery The Goma, Madrid (2016). She has made presentations on The Conditions of Artistic Production in Relation to the Socio-political Context at Kunsthall Trondheim, Norway (2017) and The Body to Body of the Community at La Verdi, Buenos Aires (2017). Curatorial residences at Ses Dotze Naus, Ibiza (2016) and CIA, Buenos Aires (2017). She writes for the magazine Codigo in Mexico. In January 2018 inaugurates Creación y pueblo at the Center del Carme, Valencia.

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