about

Stéphane Verlet-Bottéro is an artist, ecologist and curator.

He is co-initiator of the platform The School of Mutants in Dakar, associate curator at NA Project, associate artist-researcher of the European research program ‘From Conflict to Conviviality’ at Ensad Paris, researcher at Unbewitch Finance Lab.

Exhibitions and curatorial projects
2021 ‘Assembly for Permacircular Museums’, ZKM, Karlsruhe
2021 ‘The School of Mutants’, Le Lieu Unique, Nantes
2020 ‘Arts of Coming Down to Earth’, Taipei Fine Arts Museum
2020 ‘The School of Mutants’, Taipei Biennial
2020 ‘Critical Zones’, ZKM, Karlsruhe
2019 ‘Ruines et Futurs’ (with H. Kane), Kër Thiossane, Partcours Festival, Dakar
2019 ‘The School of Mutants’, Oslo Architecture Triennale, Oslo
2019 ‘Rituals to Unbewitch Finance’ (with loop-s), Aurillac
2019 ‘Forum for Radical Imagination and Environmental Knowledge’, Univ. Paris VI, Paris
2019 ‘OVERTIME’ (with S. Krier), Lungomare, Bolzano
2018 ‘Nature-Culture-Nourriture’, Zone Sensible, Saint-Denis
2018 ‘New Curriculum’, Inland Center for Art and Agroecology
2018 ‘A Tale As A Tool’ (with A. Gamboni and S. Teixido), Indeterminacy Festival, Buffalo
2017 ‘FARM CAMP’, Zone Sensible, Saint-Denis
2017 ‘Bloom Again’, Eleusis2021, Elefsina
2016 ‘We need places where we can fall in love’, Institut Kunst, Basel
2015 ‘Artistic Research in the Anthropocene’, NA Fund Academy, Venice
2014 ‘Pendule’ (with Marcos Lutyens and Roderick McLeod), Fonderie Kugler, Geneva
2014 ʻHeteroglossia’, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London
2014 ʻLive In Your Dreams!ʼ, Saint Pancras New Parish Church, London
2013 ʻImagine The Great Transition’, Two Degrees Festival, London
2013 ʻIn Transitʼ, V22 Gallery, London
2013 ʻThe Convergence of the Twainʼ, Science Museum, London

Residencies
2021 Art Explora, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2019 Bamboo Curtain Studio, Taipei
2019 Kër Thiossane, Dakar
2018 Technê Institute for Arts and Emerging Technologies, Buffalo
2018 Open Spaces, Gstaad

Publications
2020 ‘We Are the Ambassadors of the Blurred Mirages of Lands that Never Fully Materialized’, e-flux Journal #114
2018 ‘Machapuchare’, in Vette, Silvia Rossi (ed.), Spazio b**k
2017 ‘Crisis and utopia’, in Atlante Energetico, Fondazione Spinola Banna per l’Arte and Galleria Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino
2017 Même si on pense que c’est foutu, L’Harmattan, Paris
2015 ‘L’hiver en marcel’, catalogue essay on Edouard Nardon, Olivier Robert Gallery, Paris
2015 ‘Blueprint for a Free Zone’, NA Fund, Paris
2015 ‘L’effervescence du sensible’, catalogue essay on Valentin Dommanget, Olivier Robert Gallery, Paris
2014 ʻFragrants Délitsʼ, catalogue essay on Boris Raux, in Bains, Bulles & Beautés, Musée International de la Parfumerie, Grasse
2014 ʻThe Artistʼs Underworldʼ, catalogue essay in Live In Your Dreams!, The Crypt, London
2014 ʻFrancis Alÿs and the Becoming Topological of Contemporary Artʼ, Masters Thesis, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London

Education
2014 MFA Art and Science, Central Saint Martins, London
2011 MEng Environmental Science, Ecole Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, Paris