One of Wales’s most prominent contemporary arts galleries Mostyn, in Llandudno, has announced the appointment of Juliette Desorgues as Curator of Visual Arts. Desorgues joins Director, Alfredo Cramerotti, to build upon the gallery’s local, national and international reach and reputation through an outstanding and critically engaged exhibition and engagement programme.
Juliette Desorgues is a curator and writer. She studied Art History at the University of Edinburgh, the University of Vienna and University College London. She previously worked as Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London and held curatorial positions at the Barbican Art Gallery, London and Generali Foundation, Vienna. Recent projects include, amongst others, the exhibitions ‘This future is unthinkable. Yet here we are, thinking it’, Damien & the Love Guru, Brussels, 2019; ‘Hypersea’, artmonte-carlo, Monaco, 2018, and the exhibition and publication ‘Helen Johnson: Warm Ties’, Artspace, Sydney and ICA, London, 2018.
Desorgues said, “I am thrilled to be joining MOSTYN as Curator of Visual Arts. MOSTYN is known for playing a key role as a public arts institution, locally, nationally and internationally, through a critically engaged contemporary art programme. I am excited to be working with the MOSTYN team to continue this vision, at a time when the need to reflect critically, given today’s complex socio-political challenges, is essential, now more than ever.”
MOSTYN presents international art and culture of our time, activating people’s lives through exhibitions, cultural programmes and commercial activities. Situated in the coastal town of Llandudno, it is Wales’ foremost contemporary gallery and visual arts centre, serving as a place to form and share new perspectives through artistic/curatorial practice and audience engagement.