« Nouvelles vagues » at Palais de Tokyo.
This extraordinary testament to the new generation of curators “hands on” approach with regard to their artistic prodigy is unprecedented in Paris. The modern curator binds, challenges and nurtures in any way they feel fit; in order to expose the eclectic mix of artistic expression that abounds today. As Art knows no boundaries, so are these “mentors” who are responsible for bringing Art to all through ephemeral installations or monumental group presentations and with this, shaking the modern status of curatorship from what used to be a more formal, theoretical stance. Fresh. Here is an extract from the Palais de Tokyo site;

At Palais de Tokyo, “Nouvelles vagues” (New Waves) is a large-scale event organized by 21 international young curators (hailing from 13 different countries), working individually or in groups, and selected by a jury from over 500 candidates.
«Nouvelles vagues» will transform the entirety of Palais de Tokyo’s exhibition space and spread out throughout the city, putting on display the artists, ideas and situations endorsed by these visionary young professionals. Owing to the efforts of the Comité professionnel des galeries d’art [professional committee of art galleries], this event will be completed through the involvement of some thirty Parisian galleries. In partnership with Palais de Tokyo, these institutions will each invite a young curator to conceive an exhibition within their walls.

From June 21-September 9th 2013

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