Charlotte Laubard

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Charlotte Laubard (* 1974 in the Hauts-de-Seine department , France ) is a Franco-Swiss art historian . She is a professor at the University of Art and Design (Head) in Geneva and curated the Swiss Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2019 .

life and work

Charlotte Laubard studied art history at the University of Paris-Nanterre from 1992 to 1997 with a master's degree. In 1998 she was a lecturer in contemporary art at the Université Paris X Nanterre and in 1999 at the University of Paris 1 Sorbonne . She began her career in various institutions for contemporary art, such as the MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center in New York from 1999 to 2000 and the Castello di Rivoli museo d'arte contemporanea in Turin from 2002 to 2005. She then worked as a consultant until September 2006 the opening of the Museum of Contemporary Art ( PinchukArtCentre ) of the Pinchuk Foundation in Kiev .

Laubard headed the Museum of Contemporary Art (CAPC) in Bordeaux from 2006 to 2013 , where she was responsible for around 50 exhibitions. In 2013 she organized “Sigma, festival d'avant-garde 1965–96”, in 2012 the retrospective “ Michel Majerus ” (2012) and in 2010 the exhibition “Jim Shaw, Left Behind”.

Charlotte Laubard is a professor and has been Head of the Department of Visual Arts at the Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD) since 2017. Her work focuses on the usefulness of art, the influence of the digital in a society in a state of cultural change and self-taught learning practices.

She selected the artist duo Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz as curator for the Swiss Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale 2019 .

Fonts (selection)

  • (Text and ed.): Jim Shaw , CAPC-Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, 2012
  • (Text and ed. With Ulrike Groos ): Michel Majerus , Kunstmuseum Stuttgart; CAPC, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux. (Catalog on the occasion of the exhibitions)
  • (Ed.): Heimo Zobernig: Cover Afrika privat club , Les Presses du Réel, Dijon, 2009
  • (Text and ed.): Masterpieces - un choix d'oeuvres de la collection du CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux , CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, 2007

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Benedicte Ramade: Charlotte Laubard - Le musée d'Art contemporain de Bordeaux pour incipit . In: Les Journal des of September 1, 2006