Richard Castelli 李察•卡斯特里

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http://www.epidemic.net/

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Richard Castelli is the founder and director of Epidemic and is the curator of several exhibitions among others in Berlin (Haus der Berliner Festspiele in 2005, Martin-Gropius-Bau in 2007-2008), in Shanghai (Zendai MoMA 2006 and 2008, Sculpture Art Centre 2007, Science and Technology Museum 2008), in Roma (three exhibitions in the context of Romaeuropa, the last one in cooperation with the Museum of Contemporary Art of Roma MACRO 2010), in Istanbul (Borusan Foundation, 2010 and 2011), and several in France (recently Robotic Art at Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, Paris). He is also the producer of different artists: Jean Michel Bruyère, Du Zhenjun, Dumb Type, Granular Synthesis, Kurt Hentschläger, Ulf Langheinrich, Robert Lepage, Édouard Lock (1997-2009), Shiro Takatani and Saburo Teshigawara. He produced or co-produced several 360°, immersive, interactive or stereoscopic films or installations by Jean Michel Bruyère, Du Zhenjun, Robert Lepage, Jeffrey Shaw & Sarah Kenderdine, Saburo Teshigawara. In 1994, he published a study about Cultural Development Strategies for Yokohama Mirato Mirai District. Since this date, he gave several lectures and conferences in the Universities of Beijing, Créteil, Hong Kong, Paris - La Sorbonne, Saint Denis, Shanghai and Sydney and in several institutions in Istanbul, Montreal, Moscow, New York, Praha, Reykjavik, Saint Petersburg, Taipei, Toronto... As filmmaker, he directed several short and medium size films broadcast on many international TV Channels and got several awards including Golden Award of Rio de Janeiro Music Film Festival (Brazil) and 1st prize of Estavar Festival (Spain). Richard Castelli was the Head of Programming for two national Performing Arts Centres (Le Manège Scène Nationale Maubeuge from 1990 to 2007 and la Maison des Arts de Créteil / Paris from 1993 to 2007) where was co-produced, among others, projects by Robert Lepage, Peter Stein, Robert Wilson and where he developed more specifically the EXIT and VIA festivals as well as new media exhibitions, inviting artists such as Gregory Barsamian, Motoshi Chikamori, Luc Courchesne, Du Zhenjun, DUMB TYPE, Masaki Fujihata, Ulrike Gabriel, GRANULAR-SYNTHESIS, Seiko Mikami, Christian Möller, Gordon Monahan, Michael Saup, Jeffrey Shaw, Chiharu Shiota, Pierrick Sorin, STUDIO AZZURRO, TIME’S UP, Mary Ziegler… From 1999 to 2007, he was the Senior Curator of Lille 2004 Cultural Capital of Europe (Lille3000 after 2004). Besides the activities related to this fonction, he personnally curated exhibitions as Cinemas of the Future, Robots !, Microfolies, Du Côté de Chez… (with Peter Greenaway, Chiharu Shiota, Erwin Redl) and initiated the urban installations of Jaquemarts and Féeries urbaines (Mézières’s Path of the Stars, Inversed Forest and Bamboo Invasion).
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李察•卡斯特里

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Co Curator 联合策展人