curator invited by Isabel Lewis


1977 · Guadeloupe, French West Indies

Claire Tancons is a curator and scholar invested in the discourse and practice of the postcolonial politics of production and exhibition, specifically as concern performance. Tancons has curated for established and emerging international biennials, including Prospect New Orleans (2008); the Gwangju Biennale (2008); the Cape Town Biennial (2009); Biennale Bénin (2012) and the Göteborg Biennial (2013). She is a curator for Sharjah Biennial 14 (2019). She is the recipient of a 2008 Andy Warhol Curatorial Fellowship, a 2012 Emily Hall Tremaine Exhibition Award and a 2018 Creative Capital Arts Writers Grant.

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