Mathilde Villeneuve
08.10. — 13.10.2018

Mathilde Villeneuve is co-director of Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers since 2013. Graduated in Modern Literature at the Sorbonne, Paris as well as in Humanities and Cultural Studies at the London Consortium. She lives and works in Paris. From 2006 to 2012 she coordinated the external projects of the Art School of Cergy (ENSAPC) and ran the exhibition space La Vitrine in Paris. Also as an independent curator and art critic, she has organized several exhibitions and writes for different magazines and artists’ catalogues. She is particularly interested in cinema and performance, in documentary approaches, the relation of artistic production to its environment and in the mechanics of writing history. In collaboration with Virginie Bobin she has edited in november 2015 the book “Re-publication” (Archive Books ed.), centered on artistic practices using process of re-publication to make forgotten or withheld information available (with Mathieu Abonnenc, Sally Price, Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz, Rémy Héritier, Julien Prévieux, Marie Voignier, Lene Berg, Franck Leibovici…)

The residency is organized with the support of Institut Français de Bucharest