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Daria de Beauvais


Daria de Beauvais is Senior Curator at the Palais de Tokyo. She has curated or co-curated numerous solo and collective exhibitions at the Palais, most recently: “Dislocations” (2024), “Doppelganger!” (2023), Marie-Claire Messouma Manlanbien (2023), “Reclaim the Earth” (2022), Mimosa Echard (2022), Jonathan Jones (2021), “Antibodies” (2020), Angelica Mesiti (2019), Laure Prouvost (2018). She has participated in several major contemporary art events: 15th Lyon Biennial (co-curator, 2019), 49th Rencontres d’Arles (guest curator, 2018), Nuit Blanche (associate curator, 2016), Expo Chicago (video section, 2016).

She works as well as an independent art historian, curator and writer. She teaches exhibition practice in the Master “Exhibition Science and Techniques” at the Panthéon-Sorbonne University and is co-head with Morgan Labar of the seminar “Indigeneity, Hybridity, Anthropophagy” in the Arts department of the École normale supérieure (Paris). She has previously worked in various institutions (Biennale Arte and Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice; Museum of Modern Art and Independent Curators International in New York) and galleries (Zlotowski, Paris; Alessandra Bonomo, Rome; Lili Marleen, New York).