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2019.03.08 Fri, by
Taipei Biennial 2020 Curators Announced

The Taipei Fine Arts Museum has officially announced that the 12th edition of the Taipei Biennial, slated to take place in late 2020, will be curated by the renowned French sociologist and philosopher Bruno Latour and the independent curator and artist Martin Guinard-Terrin. The two co-curators will “further probe into the geo-political and geo-historical issues based on the curatorial dialogue of the 11th edition, in hopes of opening discussions on how to establish a foothold on this land.”

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Bruno Latour

Bruno Latour is professor at Sciences Po Paris and director of the TARDE program (Theory of Actornetwork and Research in Digital Environments). From 1982 to 2006 he was professor at the Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation (CSI) at the École nationale supérieure des mines in Paris and, for various periods, visiting professor at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and in the Department of the History of Science at Harvard University. In addition to work in philosophy, history, sociology, and anthropology of science, he has collaborated on many studies in science policy and research management. He has published various books and articles, including: Laboratory Life. The Construction of Scientific Facts (Princeton University Press, 1986), Science in Action (1987), The Pasteurization of France (1988), Pandora’s Hope. Essays in the Reality of Science Studies (1999), We Have Never Been Modern (1993, all with Harvard University Press), Reassembling the Social. An Introduction to Actor-Network-Theory (Oxford University Press, 2005), On the Modern Cult of the Factish Gods (Duke University Press, 2010). Together with Peter Weibel he curated the major exhibitions “Iconoclash. Beyond the Image Wars in Science, Religion and Art” (2002) and “Making Things Public. The Atmospheres of Democracy” (2005) at ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, both accompanied by comprehensive publications with The MIT Press. In 2013 he received the Holberg Prize.


Martin Guinard-Terrin

Martin Guinard-Terrin is an artist and curator, with a background in History of Art and Fine Arts (Concordia, McGill, Central Saint Martins). He has worked at the Palais des Beaux-arts in Paris under the direction of Nicolas Bourriaud. He co-curated an international exhibition called Reset Modernity! at ZKM I Centre for Art and Media in Karlsruhe. The project was realised in collaboration with the AIME project, under the direction of the philosopher Bruno Latour. In recent years, Guinard-Terrin has been working with the Museum of Old and New Art to work on a residency project that connects the arts and the sciences.