Curators and directors : Aliocha Imhoff & Kantuta Quirós
Associate producer: Michka Gorki
(2016): Helena Hattmannsdorfer, Margot Becka, Satya Chatillon
(2015): Isabelle Montin, Viola Giula Milocco, Riccardo Ferrante, Helena Hattmannsdorfer
(2014) : Isabelle Montin, Morgane Le Geldron, Margaux Bonopera, Viola Giula Milocco
(2013) : Marion Pacouil, Isabelle Montin
Translations/Interpreting: Isabelle Montin, Hélène Valance, Julienne Lemb, Yves Tixier, Boris Azémar, Caroline Hancock, Angélique Roussel, Silvia Guerra, Anna Knight, Maïa Hawad, Lili Delahaye, Julie Alfonsi, Laetitia Benrejdal, Kourmi Quiros, Samuel Bonnefont, Claire Gausse, Gustavo Gómez Mejía, Francesco Romanello, Katharina Witkowska, Erika Blondel, Xavier Rose, Harriet Hirshorn, Sonia Rocio Mukoda de la Peña, Oksana Milmeyster, Lotte Arndt.
Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós are curators and art theorists based in Paris, as well as the founders of the curatorial platform a people is missing - le peuple qui manque. Being at the crossroad between contemporary art, theory and research, a people is missing produces exhibitions, curatorial projects and international symposiums. Among the last exhibitions they have curated are: La frontera nos cruzo (Museo de la Inmigracion, Buenos Aires, 2015) ; Post-exotism (New Haven Fort, UK, 2015) ; Cinéma Permanent in Leiris & Co, Centre Pompidou Metz, 2015; Beyond the Magiciens Effect, Fondation Gulbenkian, Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, 2015; The Accelerationist Trial, Centre Pompidou, 2014; Geography is used, primarily, to make war, Museo de la Memoria, Bogota, 2014; A Thousand Years of Non Linear History, Centre Pompidou, 2013. They recently edited the publication Géoesthétique, a collective project focussing on the spatial turn in art (Editions B42, 2014), and Afropolitan Histories of Art, a double issue (nos. 53-54) of the journal Multitudes (2014). Kantuta Quirós is an Associate Professor at the l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture in Nantes. Aliocha Imhoff teaches at Université Paris 1.
Kantuta Quiros and Aliocha Imhoff graduated from the University Paris VIII in Philosophy and Film Studies. They are currently studying for a Ph.D in Art Theory at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. They are both members of the Institut de Recherche ACTE-CNRS-Paris 1- Panthéon Sorbonne, the editorial board of the French philosophical review Multitudes, and the network Research and Globalization (Centre Pompidou). Kantuta Quiros has also worked for the Experimental Film Department of the Centre Pompidou (2007-2011). She was a lecturer at the Université Paris VIII, in charge of the film collection of the experimental film and avant-garde video distributor Cinédoc-Paris Films Coop. Since 2009, she is a member of the scientific committee of the Festival Hors Pistes at the Centre Pompidou museum. Aliocha Imhoff has also worked for the Bureau du Soutien à la Création, at the CNAP (Centre National des Arts Plastiques) and the Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid. He has written an expert report about independent and experimental cinema for the GNCR (Groupement National des Cinémas de Recherche). Aliocha Imhoff has also collaborated with international artists such as ORLAN and Xavier Veilhan.
Helena Hattmannsdorfer, young researcher, graduated in Social Science and Gender Studies from Ehess Paris as well as in Philosphy and Islamic studies from Vienna, Austria. Her research fields are identities, globalizations, post-colonialities and recent questions of feminisms. Multilingual and passionate by languages she is currently living between Paris and Cairo to deepen her knowledges in Arabic and teach German and French.