Thierry Raspail


Quinta-feira dia 22 de outubro as 19:30

Fala: Thierry Raspail

Na comida: Tatsyua Hida

Art historian, Thierry Raspail starts his career of Conservator at the Musée of Grenoble. After numerous trips to West Africa, he also conceptualises the museography of the Musée National of Bamako (Mali).

Since its creation in 1984, he is the Director of the Musée d’art contemporain of Lyon. During this period, he determines a museographic project built on the principle of a collection of moments composed by generic art pièces, monumental ones, most of the time. He is the curator or co-curator of many exhibitions: Robert Morris, Joseph Kosuth, Louise Bourgeois, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Cai Guo Qiang, Ben, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Jan Fabre. With Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Gunnar Kvaran, he had been recently curator of Indian Highway and Imagine Brazil. He is preparing the rétrospective in France of Yoko Ono for Mars 2016.

In 1991, he creates the Biennale d’Art Contemporain of Lyon of which he is the Artistic Director. After being the co-curator of the first three éditions, he invites many international curators who are working with a word-theme. After, Après Harald Szeemann, Jean-Hubert Martin, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Hou Hanru, Victoria Noorthoorn, Gunnar B. Kvaran, Ralph Rugoff, Director of the Hayward Gallery of London is the invited curator in 2015. The 13th edition of the Biennale d’Art Contemporain of Lyon, currently presented in France is titled, La vie moderne.

He will present his work as a director and curator in the contemporary art field in France and its Relationship with the international network.