Curators and directors : Aliocha Imhoff & Kantuta Quirós

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Associate producer: Michka Gorki

(2018): Eva Maréchal
Ella Bellone
(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.


Kantuta Quiros & Aliocha Imhoff

Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós are curators, art theorists, filmmakers, based in Paris, founders and directors of the curatorial platform le peuple qui manque, created in 2005, which works between art and research and which initiates exhibitions, international symposia, festivals.

Among their projects, Le procès de la fiction (Nuit Blanche, 2017) was elected best artistic event of 2017 by the Inrocks and Kunstkritikk and best speaking event according to Le Monde. Let us also mention recently And what are they asking for? To Become Something (Biennale de Lyon, 2019), A Debt of Times (Konsthall C, Stockholm, 2018), A Migrant Constituent Assembly (Centre Pompidou, 2017), A Government of Times (Rebuild Foundation, Chicago, and Halle 14, Leipzig, 2016).

They have published Les potentiels du temps (Manuella Editions, 2016, with Camille de Toledo), selected among the 10 best essays of 2016 by Les Inrocks and directed Géoesthétique (Editions B42, 2014) and Histoires afropolitaines de l’art, Revue Multitudes 53-54 (2014). Members of the editorial board of the review Multitudes, the Nuit des Idées, they were residents of the Rebuild Foundation (Chicago South Side, 2015) and Ateliers Médicis (2018).

Kantuta Quirós was born in La Paz, Bolivia. Qualified in 2020 as a lecturer at ENSA, she will complete a thesis in aesthetics at the University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne, under the direction of Jacinto Lageira. She has been an associate lecturer at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture in Nantes for the past 6 years, where she teaches aesthetics and art theory. She has also held various institutional positions, notably from 2007 to 2011 in the Film Department of the Musée Nationale d’Art Moderne / Centre Pompidou.

Aliocha Imhoff was born in Paris.He holds a PhD in Arts and Sciences of Art. His doctoral thesis is entitled “Who Speaks? Politics and Poetics of Enunciation in the Age of the Anthropocene” (University of Paris I). He has also held various institutional positions, notably at the Centre National des Arts Plastiques and currently teaches art at the University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne.


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