Artist, researcher, curator, founder (with Aliocha Imhoff) 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.
Kantuta Quirós is Lecturer associate at the National School of Architecture. She co-directed with Aliocha Imhoff 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…