Pascale Cassagnau

Pascale Cassagnau
Pascale Cassagnau

Pascale Cassagnau holds a PhD in Art History and Criticism and is responsible for the audiovisual and new media collection at the CNAP (Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris). She writes extensively for Art Press and is the author of texts on artists such as Chris Burden, James Coleman, John Baldessari, Pierre Huyghe, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and Matthieu Laurette, among others. She is mainly interested in the study of new film practices and their cross-over with contemporary art. Her essay “Future Amnesia, Enquêtes sur un troisième cinéma” (Ed. Isthmus, 2006) investigates new filmic forms, existing between fiction and documentary. “Un pays supplémentaire” (Ed. Ecole nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, 2010) focuses on contemporary creation in the media architecture. Her book, “‘Apichatpong Weerasethakul,’ Une théorie des objets personnels” was released as an e-book in 2016. Her essay “Diagramme Monteiro, on Joao Cesar Monterio, was written in collaboration with Hughes Decointet and published in Editions de L’Oeil in 2017. Her essays “La répétition générale,” — a work on the processes of creation and research in the fields of cinema, contemporary art — and “Dispositifs-jeux” — on Jean Frapat, inventor of television devices — are currently in progress.

Last update 9th March 2017