Jérôme SANS

Curator, art critic, artistic director and director of renowned institutions, Jérôme Sans  was the co-founder and co-director of the acclaimed Palais de Tokyo in Paris from 1999 to 2006. He subsequently assumed the role of director of programs at the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Newcastle (UK). From 2008 to 2012, he was the former director of the ground-breaking Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing (UCCA), affirming its role as a major contemporary art hub in Asia.

Jérôme Sans has curated numerous major exhibitions around the world, including the Taipei Biennial (2000), the Lyon Biennial (2005), and the Nuit Blanche in Paris (2006), and is the author of several books, including Au Sujet de/About Daniel Buren (Flammarion, 1998); Araki (Taschen, 2001); China Talks (Timezone 8, 2009) and China: The New Generation (Skira, 2014)…

Jérôme Sans is involved as artistic director in several major urban projects, such as the Rives de Saône-River Movie in Lyon, and, from 2015 until 2017, the Grand Paris Express cultural project. He was recently appointed as director of the future cultural pole of the Ile Seguin in the greater Paris region. Jérôme Sans is also co-founder of Perfect Crossovers Ltd., a Beijing-based consultancy for specific cultural projects between China and the rest of the world.