La Fabrique de la Culture Presenting Transeurope

Tonight, 11th April 2018, at 19h – 21h, “La Fabrique de la Culture” series of French-Serbian art discussions, presents Transeurope platform. Come to French Institute in Serbia, Knez Mihailova 31.

Transeurope, is a platform for photographers and professionals to learn, interact and develop their work internationally. This forum for photography and visual arts borrows from the portfolio reviews formula as creative exchange.

Presented by Christine Ollier and Vangelis Ioakimidis

Christine Ollier is an art historian and an expert in cultural strategy, communication and territorial policies. She is an internationally renowned expert in photography and contemporary art. She conceived a large number of monographic and thematic exhibitions, both in the field of contemporary art and in the field of photography. After having cofounded and directed the gallery Les filles du calvaire, in Paris and Brussels from 1996 to 2016, she has been pursuing her solo career since, devoted to the design of cultural projects, the curatorial of exhibitions and the publication of critical texts as well as artistic consulting activities with artists and collectors. Troughout her career she has established links between artists, institutions, curators and develops projects that illustrate an extraordinary connectivity between public and private partnerships. As a contemporary photo expert, she is regularly invited to participate to juries, portfolio reviews and workshops.

Vangelis Ioakimidis has curated more than 300 exhibitions and publications in France, Greece and in another 15 countries, and he has been collaborating with more than 100 institutions and organizations. He has taken part in more than 30 events; as member of jury for photographic books, contests and Biennale committees, nominator for the Prix Pictet, portfolio reviewer, speaker in conferences, seminars and round table meetings, while he has also been member of national committees on photography. For more than a decade, he had been the Director of the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography (TMP), as well as the Director of PhotoBiennale. While he had been the Artistic Director of the Skopelos Photographic Centre, he had also, been the Curator Program for the Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games in Athens 2004. He had been appointed General Commissioner of Greece in “Septembre de la photographie” in Nice, France, as well as the Curator for the Greek Year in Toulouse, France. He has worked as production and coordination manager, and director of publications at “Contrejour”, the photography magazine “Camera Ιnternational” and the “Photographies Magazine” in Paris.

Conference will be in French with simultaneous translation to Serbian