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New York is filled with artist & curator-run spaces. Paris has less. As the French state generously supports the arts small spaces quickly become institutionalized – a good thing. But as I have a knack for finding things I found a couple interesting spots for for you to keep your eyes on. Here goes:

Upon leaving Palais de Tokyo we ran into resident curator Gallien Dejéan who is also an art-critic and one of the founders of Treize, an artist/curator run space in Paris. I didn’t have the chance to visit their space but he had lots of exciting projects in the pipe-line.

Shanaynay is another curator-run space in the trendy quarter of Bellevue. At their opening I chatted to one of the founders, Romain Chenais, who recently opened High Art, a gallery on the same street. Chenais had all the traits of a great gallerist knowledgable, witty, and, of course, attractive.

A plus!


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Anna Mikaela Ekstrand
Editor-in-Chief and Principal PR/Digital & Curatorial Services, Cultbytes Building on her experience as an art critic and digital strategist, Anna Mikaela founded Cultbytes to promote interdisciplinary and non-hierarchical cultural criticism. By attracting the leading emerging museum professionals, artists, and art-critics to cover topics close to their heart her aim is to inspire cultural consumption in the public. As the Principal of PR/Digital & Curatorial Services, Anna Mikaela leverages her knowledge, network, and team to find new ways to innovate communications and curatorial practices to benefit her clients. She has held curatorial positions at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bard Graduate Center, Solomon R. Guggenheim, and the Museum of Arts and Design. She holds dual MA degrees, in Design History, Material Culture, and Decorative Arts from Bard Graduate Center and in Art History from Stockholm University. She undertook her undergraduate studies at Stockholm University, Paris-Sorbonne IV, and London School of Economics and Political Science. l igram l twitter l contact l




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