Estelle Nabeyrat

Estelle Nabeyrat is a curator and independent art critic. She has curated several exhibition projects such as recently at the Quadrado Azul Gallery in Lisbon, the Neuer Aachner Kunstverein in Aachen and the Museu da Répúblicà in Rio de Janeiro. She is currently preparing a solo exhibition on Elisa Pône to be held in 2020 at the Lisbon Municipal Galleries. Her texts have been published in numerous journals and newspapers including Contemporanea (in Portuguese) Texte zur Kunst (in German) and L'Hebdo du Quotidien de l'art. In particular, she co-edited the book Réalité du commissariat at the Beaux-arts de Paris publishing house. She worked at the Akademie der Bildende künste in Vienna as assistant to Professor Ute Meta Bauer, then at the ENSBA (Ecole Supérieure des Beaux Arts) in Lyon as coordinator of external relations, then at the Ecole Supérieur d'Art et de Design in Reims as head of studies and at the Magasin arts centre in Grenoble as head of the curatorial programme. She was also curator for the Orange Rouge residency (2013-14), Production Manager at the Performa Biennial in New York (2015), and assistant to the artist Pier Paolo Calzolari in Lisbon (2016-2018). In 2009, she won a grant from the Houston Museum of Fine Arts before becoming curator in residence at the Palais de Tokyo (2010-11) and Capacete Brazil (2011). In 2012, she received a research grant from the Cnap (French national centre for visual arts) for a work on Anthropophagy at the archives of the Sao Paulo Biennale. In collaboration with Pedro de Llano, she has just completed a research project on artists in exile from Latin America and the Caribbean in the Cnap collection.