Artists Remake the World

Hélène Guenin

Biography

Appointed director at MAMAC (Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art) in spring 2016, Hélène Guenin curated since then Gustav Metzger. Remember Nature (February 2017); A propos de Nice. 1947 – 1977 (Summer 2017); a survey show of Liz Magor (November 2017 – coproduction Migros Museum, Zurich; Kunstverein, Hamburg); Cosmogonies a multidisciplinary and historical group show focused on ecological issues and co-creation with Nature from Yves Klein to Thu-Van Tran; an exhibition focused on the interrelations between art and cinema in the 1960s: Le diable au corps. Quand l’Op art électrise le cinéma (Summer 2019 with Pauline Mari), and more recently, Lars Fredrikson with NMNM (with Rébecca François, 2019) ; and She-Bam Pow POP Wizz! The Amazons of POP (with Géraldine Gourbe, Oct 2020).Former chief curator at Centre Pompidou-Metz from 2008 to 2016, she developed there a multidisciplinary artistic program proposing a constant dialogue between the visual arts and the performing arts. She curated there, among others: Sublime. The tremors of the world; An Imaginary Museum with Tate Liverpool (Francesco Manacorda) and MMK Frankfurt (Peter Gorschlüter) ; Tania Mouraud. A Retrospective; Lines. A brief History; Wander – Labyrinthine variations with Guillaume Désanges. From 2002 to 2008 she was curator at Frac Lorraine and assistant curator at Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain in 2001.

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