Guillaume Désanges

Biography

Guillaume Désanges lives and works in Paris.

An art critic and curator, he is also the founder of Work Method, an independent agency for artistic projects. He is a member of the editorial board of Trouble magazine, and he collaborates with Exit Express and Exit Book, based in Madrid, Spain. After coordinating the artistic projects of Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers (2001-2007), he’s been an invited curator in charge of programming at l’Espace d’art contemporain La Tôlerie, in Clermont-Ferrand (2007-2008), and an invited curator at Le Plateau – FRAC d’Île-de-France, in Paris (Érudition concrète, 2009-2011). Many exhibitions organised by Désanges have travelled through Europe, such as Jiri Kovanda vs Reste du monde (tentatives de rapproche-ment) presented at galerie gb agency in Paris (2006), De Appel arts centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Centre d’art La Passerelle in Brest, France, École régionale des beaux-arts de Valence, France, and Centro de Arte Santa Monica in Barcelona, Spain (2007). He has also developed several performance-like projects such as Signs and Wonders, previously shown at the Tate Modern in London and the Centre national d’art et de culture Georges-Pompidou in Paris.

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Exhibition

Art Histories
2012.03.16 - 05.19

Of the countless artists who have engaged in institutional critiques, few have paid much heed to art history. And yet the history of art imposes, far less…

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