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Corinne Diserens


Born in Geneva, Corinne Diserens studied art history at Université Panthéon Sorbonne Paris 1, and was Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Independent Study Program (New York). From 1989 to 1993, Diserens was curator at IVAM – Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (Valencia). She was artistic director of the Second Tyne International Exhibition of Contemporary art, initiated by the Arts Council of Great Britain (Newcastle upon Tyne), and co-founded Carta Blanca (Madrid), a European not-for-profit art organization. Between 1996 and 2008, she directed the Musées de Marseille, the Musée des Beaux-arts de Nantes, the opening of the new Museion Bolzano, and organized numerous European co-productions for MACBA – Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona. Diserens conducted archive researches and restoration programs in the frame of public institutions; she curated thematic and retrospective exhibitions, and monographs dedicated to artists such as Oskar Schlemmer, Eva Hesse, Gordon Matta-Clark, Trisha Brown, Dan Graham, Lygia Clark, Dieter Roth, David Goldblatt, Santu Mofokeng, Francis Alys, Marcel Broodthaers, among others. For the XXV São Paulo Biennial, she invested with the artists Jean-Luc Moulène and Anri Sala the editorial space of a big national daily. She is the author and editor of numerous essays, catalogues, and publications. In the frame of art academies, and universities, she gave workshops, and organized seminars. She currently holds the jury chair at the Akademie Schloss Solitude (Stuttgart), and serves as director of
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