Vanessa Theodoropoulou

Vanessa Theodoropoulou is an art historian and art critic, PhD in Art History. She teaches Art History and Theory in the  Ecole supérieure d’art et design TALM-Angers, where she coordinates the research platform “Ways of doing, modes of acting” for the Master of Fine arts. Her research includes studying the Situationist International’s esthetics and politics, the idea and practice of art as transepistemological praxis, care ethics, feminist pedagogies, sensibility as agency. She has co-edited Au nom de l’art. Enquête sur le statut ambigu des appellations artistiques de 1945 à nos jours, Paris, Publications de la Sorbonne, 2013 and Le Chercheur et ses doubles, Paris, B42, 2015. Her book on the situationist movement will be soon published by Les Nouvelles Editions Place (Paris). She has co-curated Western sequels. Art from the Lone Starv State, ASFA (Athens School of Fine Arts, nov. 2012-jan. 2013) et Istanbul, Tophane-i Amire Cultural Center (juin –juillet 2013) and We are all vulnerable. Inventing and sharing practices of care and attention, a series of workshops and performances with students from the ESAD Angers and the ASFA (Bridges Performance Art Festival, Thessaloniki, 2018).