Thomas Delamarre

Since 2021, Thomas Delamarre is the Director of the Maison des arts Georges et Claude Pompidou in Cajarc, an art centre located in a rural area in the Southwest of France. It combines an exhibition space with an international artist residency centre as well as a program of outdoor projects developed in relation with the human and agricultural context of the area. There, Thomas has curated such shows as Jonathan Vinel and Caroline Poggi - Baby, Welcome to the Party (2022), In the Lost Forests of the World (2022), Raymond Depardon and Nicolas Tubéry – Under the Sky (2023) and Edi Dubien – Metamorphoses (2023). He has implemented exchange residency programs with partners in Singapore and Italy. He has also engaged the art centre in a unique collaboration with an agricultural cooperative to organize artist residencies in agricultural context.

Previously, he was a Senior Curator at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris where he curated such exhibitions as Artavazd Pelechian, Nature, The Seasons (2020), Metamorphosis, Art in Europe Now (2019), Guillermo Kuitca, The Inhabitants (2014) and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Musings on a Glass Box (2009). In 2017, he was the curator in charge of the exhibition Les Visitants - Una Mirada de Guillermo Kuitca a la colección de la Fondation Cartier at the CCK in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He also curated and coordinated performing arts projects, such as Rémy Héritier – Une Danse ancienne in Cajarc (2023), Danse élargie Contest with choreographer Boris Charmatz at the Théâtre de la Ville in Paris (2010 - 2012) and well as Patti Smith’s series of concerts and performances in conjunction with her exhibition Patti Smith, Land 250 (2008) at Fondation Cartier.

In 2012 and 2013, he was the Program Officer for Visual Arts, Architecture and Design at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States (New York). Since 2021, he has been a guest professor at the Haute école des arts du Rhin in Strasbourg.

Lecturer in

2020, 2023