Nicolas Bourriaud

Curator of the 9th Taipei Biennial 2014

* 1965

Since 2012
Director of the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris (ENSBA)

2010- 2011
Chief of the Evaluation / Prospective Service at the French Ministry of Culture.

2007-2010
Gulbenkian Curator for Contemporary Art at Tate Britain.

2006-2007
Art Consultant for the Parco d'Arte Visuale, Turin. / Professor at IUAV, Venezia.

2004-2006
Advisor for the Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev. (Project and collection)

1999-2006
Founder and Co-director of the Palais de Tokyo.

Curated Exhibitions (selection):

CookBook, Palais des Beaux-arts, Paris, 2013
The Angel of History, Palais des Beaux-arts, Paris, 2013
Monodrome, Athens Biennial, 2011
Altermodern, Tate Triennial , Tate Britain, 2009
Estratos, 1st Murcia Project for Contemporary Art, 2008
FOOTNOTES, Second Moscow Biennale, 2007
Are you Experienced?, Pescara, Budapest, Bucarest, 2006-2007, with Paolo Falcone. Nuit Blanche, 2006), with Jerome Sans
Experiencing Duration, Lyon Biennale, 2005, with J. Sans
First Moscow Biennale, Moscow, 2005, with Rosa Martinez, Daniel Birnbaum, Joseph Backstein, H-U. Obrist, I. Boubnova.
Playlist, Palais de Tokyo, 2004
GNS / Global Navigation System, Palais de Tokyo, 2003
Touch, San Francisco Art Institute, 2002
Contacts, Kunsthalle Fri-Art, Fribourg, Switzerland, 2000
Le Capital, CRAC Sete, 1999
Joint Ventures, Basilico gallery, New York, 1996
Traffic, Capc Bordeaux, 1996
Commerce, Espace St Nicolas, Paris, 1994
Curator for the Aperto, Venice Biennale, 1993
Unmoving short movies, Venice Biennale, 1990

 

Books (selection):

Esthétique relationnelle, Dijon, Les presses du réel, 1998.
Relational Aesthetics, Les presses du réel, 2002.

Formes de vie. L'art moderne et l'invention de soi; Paris, Denoël, 1999.

Postproduction. Culture as Screenplay: How Art Reprograms the World; Lukas & Sternberg, New York, 2002.

The Radicant; Lukas & Sternberg, New York, 2009.

 

(From press information, 13 January 2014)

9th Taipei Biennial

13 September 2014 - 4 January 2015

Taipei, Taiwan

Theme: The Great Acceleration

Curator: Nicolas Bourriaud

51 artists and groups

 

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