Claire Tancons

Claire Tancons is a curator, writer and researcher who has been an active participant in the practice and discourse of globalization in the arts as a curator of several international biennials of contemporary art from Gwangju Biennale 08 (2008) to Sharjah Biennial 14 (2019) at the same time as a proponent of a situated curatorial practice from an African diasporic (Caribbean) historical consciousness with the Emily Hall Tremaine exhibition award-winning project En Mas’: Carnival and Contemporary Art of the Caribbean (2014), Creative Capital / Andy Warhol Foundation book grant recipient Roadworks: Processional Performance in the New Millennium and her current research and exhibition project around notions of artistic heteronomy in the French Creole Americas and Amazonia from her new Paris base.


Claire Tancons joined the DAI-Week of April 2023 to act as respondent to 13 so-called Kitchen presentations.