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Yves Chatap

Associate Curator at Rencontres de Bamako

Yves Chatap is an independent curator, art critic, and editor based in Paris. He founded vusdafrique.com, which focuses on contemporary African photography. Chatap’s research looks at the artistic, social, and political context of images in the contemporary world.

Biography

Yves Chatap is an independent curator, art critic, and editor based in Paris.

He founded vusdafrique.com, which focuses on contemporary African photography. Chatap’s research looks at the artistic, social, and political context of images in the contemporary world. Chatap has curated different exhibitions for various institutions or galleries: Intimités à Treignac Projet, (2011) SAVVY Contemporary (Berlin, 2013), Clichés (OFF Dak’Art, 2012), and Last Showing (Glasgow, 2014). In 2015, he was the associate curator for the 10th Bamako Encounters, African Biennale of photography.

In 2010, Yves Chatap co-founded On The Roof, a curatorial platform. Past shows with the group include Synchronicity (Paris and London) Cyclicities (in Dakar), and Le Socle: an experimental project exhibition in public space at the Parc des Buttes- Chaumont in Paris.

As a publisher, Yves Chatap promotes emerging artists and the image in its global contexts and practices. In 2015, he edited “The Phantoms of Congo River,” the first monographic book from the photographer Nyaba L. Ouedraogo. He also regularly writes for different art magazines.

Yves Chatap is a member of AICA, IKT and C-E-A. 

Past exhibitions
  • Ended on: 15t April 2016

    Malala Andrialavidrazana

    Contemporary Art from Madagascar

    About the exhibition

Curated Artworks

MALALA ANDRIALAVIDRAZANA

Figures 1862, Le Monde – Principales Découvertes, 2015
110 x 163 cm
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Figures 1861, Natural History of Mankind, 2016
120 x 130 cm
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Figures 1856, Leading races of man, 2016
110 x 143 cm
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Figures 1853, Kolonien in Afrika und in der Süd-See, 2016
110 x 151.5 cm
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Figures 1838, Atlas Élémentaire, 2015
110 x 138 cm
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Figures 1817, Eslam or the Countries which have professed the Faith of Mohamet, 2015
110 x 163 cm
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Figures 1802, Africa – General knowledge, 2017
110 x 134.1 cm
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