Art historian and curator based in Paris

Anaïs Lepage

After training in Art History at the Ecole du Louvre in Paris, in Museum Studies at the Université du Québec à Montréal, and in Curatorial Studies at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, Anaïs Lepage accumulated experiences in France and abroad : at La Maison Rouge - Fondation Antoine de Galbert in Paris, at the Museum of Contemporary Art and at Vox, Center for Contemporary Image, in Montreal, as well as with freelance curator Guillaume Désanges for exhibition projects at La Verrière - Fondation Hermès in Brussels and the 8th Biennale of Contemporary Art at Louvain-La-Neuve (Belgium). Since 2014 she has been involved in museum institutions dedicated to contemporary creation as Assistant Curator at the City Museum of Modern Art in Paris and at the Louis Vuitton Foundation. Inspired by collaborative energies and an international dynamic, she co-founded heiwata, a curatorial collective with members based between Mexico City, Paris and Toronto. She has curated various exhibition projects including the collective exhibition "Quart d'heure americain" for the 50th AICA International Congress. Combining an institutional and an experimental approach to creation, Lepage’s art interests converge around under-represented aspects of art history, multidisciplinary works and performative practices. She is a member of the Reading Committee of the magazine Ingmar, and regularly contributes to exhibition catalogues, monographs and magazines.

Session Title: Interdisciplinarity: what conditions are necessary for shared exchange?

In contemporary creation interdisciplinarity is the realisation of the complexity of our world, and the multiple layers of meaning which compose it. What conditions and means (tools, structures, protocoles, language) are necessary to enable us to accomplish this meeting-based method of exchange, derived from both a holistic vision and the association of multiple viewpoints?