Guillaume Désanges

Guillaume Désanges is curator and art critic, founder of Work Method, a Paris based agency for curatorial projects. Member of the editorial board of Trouble Magazine, he has collaborated also with the magazines Exit Express and Exit Book (Madrid). He coordinated the artistic projects of Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers between 2001 and 2007. He developed several performed conference projects displayed internationally (The Dark Side of the Form, A History of Performance in 20 minutes, Signs and Wonders,Vox Artisti his master's voices) and organizes international exhibitions, projects and lectures. He was guest curator at Le PLateau FRAC Ile de France between 2009 and 2011 where he curated the program "Concrete Erudition". Since 2013, he is running the curatorial program of La Verrière, Fondation d'entreprise Hermès in Bruxels. His exhibitions include : The enemy of my enemy (Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2018), Jean-Luc Moulène, En angle mort (La Verrière, Fondation d'entreprise Hèrmes, Bruxels, 2018), L'esprit français, Countercultures, 1969-1989 (La maison rouge - Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, 2017), Ballistic poetry (La Verrière - Fondation d'entreprise Hermès, Bruxels, 2016), Ma'aminim (the believers) (Prague tranzitdisplay, 2015), Curated Session #1 : The Dora Garcia files (Perez Art Museum, Miami, 2014), A Universal Exhibition (documentary section) with Michel François (8th Biennale of Contemporary Art, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 2013), Amazing ! Clever ! Linguistic !, An Adventure in Conceptual Art (Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria, 2013), Escape Plans with Michel François (solo show) (SMAK, Gand, 2009-2010), Childs Play (Iasi (Romania), Seoul (South Korea), Stockholm (Sweden), Amsterdam (Netherlands), New York (USA), Toronto (Canada), 2008-2010), Untouchable avec François Piron (Villa Arson, Nice 2006 and Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid 2007), Pick-Up (Public, Paris, 2004 and Stuk, Leuven, Belgium, 2008). He was teaching at the School of Fine Arts of Paris-Cergy and the University Paris Sorbonne. He currently teaches at School of Fine Arts of Lyon.

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