Room-sized installation of pickups, plants with computer-managed systems that manage fog and light to sustain plants.
Ami Barak is an independent curator and art critic based in Paris. He was the director of the “Frac (regional collection of contemporary art) Languedoc-Roussillon” and of the “International Association of Contemporary Art Curators – IKT”. He was the former Head of the Visual Art Department at the City Council of Paris (2003-2008). During this function, he was the artistic director and coordinator of the 2003 and 2004 editions of the “Nuit Blanche” – the “Sleepless Night, a contemporary art festival in Paris.
He also initiated the public commissioning program “Art for the Tram”. Over the past twenty years, he has curated numerous international exhibitions.
His most recent major curatorial project was Art for the World [the Expo] the City of Forking Paths, the Sculpture Project of the Expo Boulevard at the World Expo Shanghai 2010 featuring twenty monumental sculptures of Chinese and International artists. He is currently a lecturer at the Paris Sorbonne I University, an art advisor and a permanent collaborator for the magazine IDEA arts+society.
— Source: Profile page on Institut Français du Royaume-Uni's website
Latest Update: August 21, 2020