Christophe Lemaitre


Adjunct Faculty

Artist, publisher, and curator.

MFA – Diplôme National Supérieur d’Arts Plastiques at École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts of Paris (2007); Diplôme National Supérieur d’Arts Appliqués at École Supérieure d’Arts Appliqués Duperré, Paris (2002).

Since 2010, Christophe Lemaitre develops a personal work tackling strategies of image production and/or disappearance; he developed an independent curatorial practice as the co-director of Super Project Space in Paris (2008-2010); was a long-term researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, Netherlands (2011-2012); and invited artist to collaborate on the art direction of the Cneai art center where he developed several new exhibitions and long-term projects such as The Life and Death of Works of Art, and The Long Panoramic Image of a Revolving Artwork (2014). 

Christophe Lemaitre has published several books: The Life and Death of Works of Art (Tombolo Presses, 2016), The Book of Go (Funded by FNAGP, 2015), Machine (Mac/Val, 2013), Frrfrr – La Mode et son destindans l’œuvre de Marcel Duchamp (Parc Saint Léger, 2010). He is also the co-editor of Postdocument, a regular publication focused on exhibition photography.

Le Confort Moderne (2018), Doc! (2017), Cneai (2015), Centre Pompidou (2015), Mac/Val (2013), Shanaynay (2013), Bonnefanten Museum (2012), Zoo galerie (2010), Parc Saint Léger (2010). He has lectured in France and abroad: Kadist Art Foundation (Paris), PAKT (Amsterdam), Oraibi+Beckbooks (Geneva), ERG (Brussels), Bold Italic (Ghent), Extra-City (Antwerp), and many different schools.