Gatien Du Bois

Gatien Du Bois

Gatien is an independent curator, writer, critics and researcher. He is a graduate of the Académie royale des beaux-arts de Bruxelles (ARBA-ESA) and the co-founder of Les Interstices, a series of exhibitions which has aimed, since April 2016, at engaging in reflection on the space where art is exhibited and on its relationship with the viewer.

As an independent curator, he has recently set up two group shows at the Jozsa Gallery, celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the Brussels-located art gallery. Previously, he was an assistant curator on the Bernard Buffet retrospective at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.He is currently an art historian and curator at the Atelier 34zero Muzeumin Jette (Brussels).

Gatien has been working in communication consultancy and EU political expertise between 2009 and 2016 in Brussels. He is a member of the think tank Nouvelle Europewere he publishes articles on European political and cultural issues.

Since 2016, Gatien had been developing curatorial and creative projects investigating relationships between aesthetics, power and technology; post-colonialism and geo-esthetical thinking; philosophical, cultural, social and political analysis of the contemporary; and the postures of disappearance in the field of art and literature.His reflexions on art and art theory are published on his blog Holomodernism.

Gatien Du Bois was resident at Fire Station in July 2017