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2023 Étant Donnés Contemporary Art Grantees Announced

The Daydream, Bianca Bondi, 2021 © Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris

Villa Albertine and FACE Foundation are pleased to announce the grantees for the 2023 application cycle of the FACE Étant Donnés Contemporary Art program.

For 29 years, FACE Étant Donnés program has fostered active collaboration and encouraged long-lasting partnerships between France-based visual artists and collectives and American curators and cultural institutions. Grants support the development and/or presentation of new work. This year, 10 projects were selected, including 7 exhibition grants and 3 curatorial grants.


Exhibition Grants :

  • Fouad Elkoury, Hervé Guibert, Karla Hiraldo Voleau – Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP)

Love Songs: Photography and Intimacy

Presented by the International Center of Photography, New York, NY

Curator: Sara Raza

June 2, 2023

  • Laure Prouvost

Laure Prouvost Exhibition

Presented by the Moody Center for the Arts, Houston, TX

Curator: Frauke Josenhans

September 15, 2023

  • Clémence de la Tour du Pin, Jennifer Teets

Intimate Confession is a Project

Presented by the Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX

Curator: Jennifer Teets

October 27, 2023

  • Julien Creuzet

Julien Creuzet: Algorithm Ocean True Blood Moves

Presented by Performa, New York, NY

Curator: Charles Aubin

November 1, 2023

  • Bianca Bondi

Bianca Bondi: A Preservation Method

Presented by Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

Curator: Emily Edwards

November 18, 2023

  • Sarah Maldoror

Sarah Maldoror: Tricontinental Cinema

Presented by the Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH

Curators: Kelly Kivland, Daniel Marcus, Bill Horrigan

January 26, 2024

  • Ethel Lilienfeld

Invisible Filter at FotoFest Biennial

Presented by FotoFest Inc., Houston, TX

Curator: Steven Evans

March 9, 2024


Curatorial Grants :

  • Emily Edwards

Bianca Bondi: A Preservation Method

Assistant Curator, Dallas Contemporary, Houston, TX

June 2023

  • Kate Kraczon

Julien Creuzet: Accretion

Director of Exhibitions and Chief Curator, Brown arts Institute // David Winton Bell Gallery

Providence, RI

Summer/Fall 2023

  • Kari Rittenbach

Curatorial Research

Assistant Curator, MoMA PS1, New York, NY

September 2023

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