Artist, researcher, curator, founder (with Kantuta Quirós) a people is missing — FR
Aliocha Imhoff and Kantuta Quirós are filmmakers, art theorists and curators based in Paris, founders of the curatorial platform a people is missing. For several years, they have been developing a research project that calls for a new ecology of knowledge, based on curatorial formats, that present contemporary thought (diplomatic fictions, fictitious processes, staged controversies, assemblies and thought experiments on the subject at scale 1:1). Among their latest curatorial projects and exhibitions, Le procès de la fiction (Nuit Blanche, 2017), Une Constituante migrante (Centre Pompidou, 2017), A Government of Times (Rebuild Foundation, Chicago, Leipzig, 2016), La frontera nos cruzo (Museo de la Inmigracion, Buenos Aires, 2015), Post-exotisme (New Haven Fort, UK, 2015), Cinéma Permanent in Leiris & Co (Centre Pompidou Metz, 2015), Au-delà de l’Effet-Magiciens (Fondation Gulbenkian, Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, 2015), The Accelerationist Trial (Centre Pompidou, 2014), Le procès d’une polémique : Jan Karski, histoire et fiction (HEAD Genève, 2014), La géografia sirve, primero, para hacer la guerra (Museo de la Memoria, Bogota, 2014), A Thousand Years of NonLinear History (Centre Pompidou, 2013), Fais un effort pour te souvenir. Ou, à défaut, invente. (Bétonsalon – Centre d’Art et de Recherche, 2013), L’artiste en ethnographe (Quai Branly – Centre Pompidou, 2012), Que faire ? art/film/politique (Centre Pompidou, Palais de Tokyo, Beaux-Arts de Paris, 2010). They are also part of the editorial board of the journal Multitudes, the editorial board of the Prairies Ordinaires, in 2015-2016 they were part of the artists in residency of the programme the Method Room in Chicago, at the Rebuild Foundation.
Aliocha Imhoff teaches cinema and art theory at Paris 1 University. He co-directed with Kantuta Quirós the publications Géoesthétique (Editions B42, 2014), Histoires afropolitaines de l’art, Multitudes 53-54 (2014), and published Les potentiels du temps, Manuella Editions, 2016. They are currently developing Les Impatients, a film-essay, a chronopolitical series.
A people is missing – Extension du régime potentiel
Our age has been described as the age of winter – an ice age for possibilities. Faced with this ‘crisis of the future’ that the early 21st century is undergoing, Les Impatients…