Lotte Arndt | Tabakalera - Donostia / San Sebastián

Lotte Arndt

Lotte Arndt

Writer and curator Lotte Arndt (Paris, Marseille, France) lectures at École supérieure d’art et design Valence Grenoble, and accompanies the work of artists who critically interrogate the postcolonial present and the blind spots of modernity. She co-curated Candice Lin: A Hard White Body (2017, with L. Morin) at Bétonsalon, Paris, and Candice Lin: A Hard White Body, a Soft White Worm (2018, with P. Pirotte and L. Morin) at Portikus, Frankfurt/Main. Recent projects include: Tampered Emotions. Lust for Dust, Triangle France (June 2018); One Sentence Exhibition, Kadist (August 2018); and the research program The Vacation of the Museum. Decolonize Ethnographic Collections with Cinema (2016-2018). In Winter 2016, she was Goethe fellow at Villa Vassilieff, Paris, and subsequently guest editor of the online magazine Qalqalah (2017). Her PhD is dedicated to postcolonial negotiations in Paris based cultural magazines related to Africa (2013). She works closely with the French artist and writers group Ruser l’image, is a member of the research group Global Art Prospective (INHA Paris), publishes on artistic strategies that aim to subvert eurocentric narratives and institutions, and co-organizes cultural programs, screenings and discussions in artistic and academic spaces. Last major publications include Magazines Do Culture ! Postcolonial Negotiations in Paris Based Periodicals Relating to Africa (in French), WVT, 2016; Crawling Doubles. Colonial Collecting and Affect (with Mathieu K. Abonnenc and Catalina Lozano), B42, 2016 ; Hunting & Collecting. Sammy Baloji (with Asger Taiaksev), MuZEE, Galerie Imane Farès, 2016.