Curators

Nicolas Laugero-Lasserre

Nicolas Laugero-Lasserre

Nicolas Laugero Lassere is the director of ICART (l’école du management de la culture et du marché de l’art) and owner and president of Artistik Rezo (Média, Club et Galerie). Curator and specialist of Urban Art exhibitions, passionated and collector, he organised more than 40 exhibitions over the ten last years. His personal collection is permanently represented since 2013 at Ecole 42 (created by Xavier Niel). Member of administration conseil of ADIAF (Association pour la diffusion internationale de l’art français), he is strongly involved in and created in 2014 the young collectors department. President of the theatre productors association since january 2015, director of the Espace Pierre Cardin until 2015, he has developed during more than 15 years a pluridisciplinary programatic including shows, exhibitions and cultural events.
Olivier Varossieau

Olivier Varossieau

Director and owner of Vroom &Varossieau Urban Contemporary Art gallery since 2010 with Isabelle Vroom in Amsterdam. Their main focus is based on the urban contemporary and the street art movements. Olivier aim to bring the most exciting artists in this field from internationally acclaimed stars to the best upcoming talents.

He is well known for his ability to curate any type of shows, including artists such as Banksy, Basquiat, Rammellzee, Blek le Rat, DFace, Ron English, Evol, Faile, Keith Haring, Conor Harrington, The London Police, Pure Evil, Retna, Shepard Fairey, Vhils, Logan Hicks, Cranio, Pro176, Kaws, Os Gemeos, Faile, Andy Warhol, Risk, Dondi White, Futura and many more…

Samantha Longhi

Samantha Longhi

Trained as a historian of art, specialized in history of stencil. Curator since 2003, she is the author in 2007 of the independent multifaceted project, Stencil History X, with a book, a website and tens of collective international exhibitions. Samantha Longhi has written several books and articles on the stencil and street art.
(Paris Stencils chez Alternatives en 2011 ; Paris, de la rue à la galerie chez Pyramyd en 2011 et 2013 nv. édition ; auteur pour la collection opus délits, Critères Éditions). After practicing, as an artistic director in a famous Parisian gallery between 2009 and 2011, she regularly gives conferences and contributes through her writings to the influence of the contemporary art movement. Since 2010, she holds the position of editor-in-chief for the Graffiti Art magazine and she co-manages Openspace gallery with her partner Nicolas Chenus.

Photo © François-Xavier Laurent

Nicolas Chenus

Nicolas Chenus

Graduate from School of Estienne and enthusiast by graffiti since his youngest years, Nicolas Chenus created Time Bomb, his first fanzine, in 1993, then collaborated in many publications. Between 2005 and 2007, he directed the French magazine Innercity.

In 2007, he began his activity as curator with the first exhibition of the American Seen, in Paris, real icon of the movement. Also artist’s agent, thus Nicolas Chenus has developed many projects in Paris with Mist, Tilt, Horfée and Smash137 at the beginning of the 2010’s, especially as artistic director in a gallery.

Since 2008, he manages Graffiti Art Magazine, magazine dedicated to contemporary urban art, and since 2012, he is the co-director of Openspace gallery.

Photo © François-Xavier Laurent

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