Julien Fronsacq

Was born in 1975. Lives and works in Paris. He is curator at Palais de Tokyo and an art critic. He holds a Master of History of Art and Museology from Ecole du Louvre and of a Master of History of Art from Sorbonne University. He has been assistant teacher at the Ecole du Louvre (1999-2001) and teacher at ECAL/Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne (2001-2015) in Fine Arts Bachelor. Through recent years he established with Fine Arts Master students research projects on and around J.G. Ballard’s novel The Atrocity Exhibition (“Atrocity Exhibition Archive Paradoxe”), on and around Charles Blanc-Gatti (“Vertiginous Parallels”). He has been co-director of the independant art spaces Glassbox (Paris, 1999-2003) and director of Forde (Geneva, 2004-2006). He has been a curator at Palais de Tokyo since 2007 where he has curated solo exhibitions of Jonathan Monk, Roman Signer, Charlotte Posenenske, David Maljkovic, Korakrit Arunanondchai, Ragnar Kjartansson, and specific projects among others with John M Armleder (All of the Above) or with Thomas Hirschhorn (Eternal Flame). At the Palais de Tokyo he curated the thematic show titled Imagination Adrift (2012).

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