Bideaud, Fabienne

Fabienne Bideaud

Adjunct Faculty

Art historian, curator, art critic.

Education
Masters in curating from Sorbonne Paris IV University; Masters in Research in Art History from Sorbonne Paris IV University.

Work History
Between 2008 and 2010, she worked as a curatorial assistant for the 11th “Utopics” sculpture exhibition in Bienne, Switzerland. Since 2010, she is a freelance curator. Fabienne Bideaud is a lecturer at a variety of art schools, including the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, the Ensa in Bourges, the ÉSAM in Caen, the EAB in Beauvais, and l’IESA in Paris. She took part in curatorial residencies in Gwanju, South Corea; Prague, the Czech Republic; Budapest, Hungary; Stockholm, Sweden. In 2012-2013, she is guest curator at La Box, Ensa Bourges. She is also part of the “Jeunes commissaires” exchange program jointly organised with the Goethe-Institut by the Institut français of Berlin, as well as an active member of C-E-A (French professional association of curators) and AICA. In addition, Fabienne Bideaud is a founding member of the Golden Brain association, which organises exhibitions in venues that are – or not – dedicated to art. In all of her activities, Fabienne Bideaud seeks to explore and understand a given local art scene in light of the local context, ways and means of artistic production, as well as theoretical stakes. She is currently doing some researches on practices between art and staging.

Curated Exhibitions
Mètre Carré (Paris), Le champ de dispersion (Paris), Ready for fatality? (Berlin), On n’est pas sorti de l’objet (Bourges), Souvenirs et mémoires artificielles (Caen), Smoking Up Ambition! (Genève), La vérité des apparences (Paris et Clermont-Ferrand), Briser le 4e mur (Vélizy-Villacoublay), Icones and mythologies : desire of changes (Prague).

Teaching/Research
Ecole d’Art du Beauvaisis, Beauvais; Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden.

Professional Experience/Clients
DRAC Ile-de-Fance; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Swiss Sculpture Exhibition, Biel, Switzerland; Fonds Cantonal d’art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland; Cultural department Seine-Saint-Denis.