AGENCE FRANCE-MUSEUMS

Staff profiles

Production and Mediation

Olivia Davidson

Head of Exhibitions and Events Unit

Olivia Davidson joined Agence France-Muséums in June 2014.

Olivia Davidson has Master degrees in preventive conservation and cultural projects management. She has had several years of experience in collection management and exhibitions services at the FIAC Paris, the Palais de Tokyo and the Réunion des Musées Nationaux. In 2009 she joined the Centre Pompidou-Metz preparatory team as Head of Collection Management for the opening and for "Masterpieces?", the inaugural exhibition. She was then in charge of the overall coordination of international exhibitions including "1917" and "Views from above" before heading the Exhibitions and Live Performance Production Department (5000 square meters for the exhibition space, 2 performance halls).

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Annabelle Lacour

Exhibition and Research Manager

Annabelle Lacour a rejoint l’Agence France-Muséums en août 2016 en tant que Chargée de recherches et d’expositions.

Diplômée en Muséologie et titulaire ​d’un Master de Recherche en Histoire de l’Art à l’Ecole du Louvre avec une spécialisation en Histoire de la photographie, elle est également titulaire d’un Master en gestion du Patrimoine culturel à l’Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. Elle a collaboré aux opérations de conservation et de conception d’expositions au sein des départements en charge des collections photographiques à la National Gallery of Australia à Canberra, puis au Musée d’Orsay. Elle a participé à l’élaboration de projets de mécénat de la Fondation d’entreprise Neuflize Vie pour la photographie contemporaine, avant d’intégrer le pôle Production du Centre Pompidou-Metz en 2014 où elle a contribué à la coordination, production et régie des expositions « Leiris & Co. », « Sublime » et « Entre deux horizons ». Elle a mené des recherches et publié sur les sujets liés à la photographie en Indonésie pendant la période coloniale.

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Nicolas Lesur

Exhibition Manager

Nicolas Lesur a rejoint l’Agence France-Muséums en 2016 en tant que Chef de projet expositions.

Diplômé de Sciences Po. Bordeaux en 2010, il a d’abord travaillé en tant que chargé de projet au sein de l’ONG Culture et développement, mettant en œuvre des projets de coopération culturelle pour le compte de l’Organisation internationale de la Francophonie et de la Commission européenne. Spécialisé dans la production d’expositions, il a par la suite travaillé en tant que chef de projet au Centre des monuments nationaux, puis à la Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais, entre 2014 et 2016. Dans ce cadre, il a notamment assuré la production des expositions « Fragonard amoureux » présentée au musée du Luxembourg et « Amedeo Modigliani » présentée successivement à Villeneuve d’Ascq, Budapest et Helsinki.

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Marie Genoud

Auditorium Project Manager

Marie Genoud joined Agence France-Muséums in August 2015 as Auditorium Project Manager.

A graduate from the Intstitut d’Etudes Politiques in Toulouse and a holder of a Master’s Degree in International Relations, she spent an early part of her career in India with the Alliance Francaise of Bangalore before her time at ONUSIDA.
In 2008, she joined the French Embassy in Oman as a cultural attaché and took part in the implementation of a bilateral cooperation agreement with a focus on the fields of heritage and culture as well as higher education.
One year before its official opening, she joined the Royal Opera House Muscat. As the event manager, she worked on operas, concerts and ballet productions with various artists and companies such as Arena di Verona, Vienna State Opera, Placido Domingo, Majida Roumi, Melody Gardot, Youssou N’Dour, Deborah Colker as well as the American Ballet Theater.

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Louise Delestre

Multimedia Production and Art Commissions Manager

Louise Delestre joined Agence France-Muséums in November 2013 as  Art Commissions and Multimedia Production Manager (see Production and Mediation)

She has a Master’s degree in Cultural Projects Design and Management, and Bachelor’s degrees in History of Art and Performing Arts (Universités Paris I and Paris III). She first worked at Eva Albarran Agency for the 2008 edition of Nuit Blanche (dusk to dawn outdoors arts festival), where she coordinated the production of contemporary art installations in Paris. She then worked at the Centre Pompidou, where for three years she was in charge of research and coordination for the "Paris-Delhi-Bombay..." exhibition. As assistant to the curators, she monitored the commissions for artworks and liaised with the 47 guest artists. She joined the Agence France-Muséums in 2012 as Project Officer for the editorial coordination of the catalogue Birth of a museum, the production of multimedia tools for the preliminary exhibition and the monitoring of the contemporary art commissions for the Louvre Abu Dhabi. In 2013, Louise Delestre also worked for the Palais de Tokyo as Production Officer for the exhibition by the artist Philippe Parreno.

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Marine Botton

Multimedia Junior Officer

Marine Botton a rejoint l’Agence France-Muséums en juillet 2016 en tant que Chargée de production pour les projets de médiation multimédia.

Diplômée des Masters en Médiation et Muséologie de l'École du Louvre, Marine est titulaire d’une formation en histoire de l’art et de la carte nationale de guide-conférencier. En 2015, elle réalise une étude de publics sur l’exposition Indigo, un périple bleu à la Bibliothèque Forney et participe au séminaire international de l’Ecole du Louvre sur « L’écrit au musée » dirigé par Claire Merleau-Ponty. Elle rejoint par la suite le siège de l’AP-HP sur le projet « Le Louvre à l’hôpital » avant d’intégrer le Service des Éditions et Colloques de l'École du Louvre en tant qu’Assistante d’édition pour la publication de la revue de recherche en ligne les Cahiers de l'École du Louvre. Elle participe en parallèle à l’édition annuelle de la revue interuniversitaire de philosophie et d’art Opium Philosophie.

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Amine Kharchach

Contents Production Manager (Multimedia & Signage)

Amine Kharchach joined Agence France-Muséums in 2014 as Contents Production Manager (Multimedia & Signage).

Amine Kharchah holds an international bachelor’s in Cultural Heritage Studies from the Institut National du Patrimoine (National Institute of Cultural Heritage) as well as a Master’s degree in Archeology from the Université Paris IV - Sorbonne. He joined the Visitor Services Department of the musée du Louvre in 2009 to take charge of the conception and programming of mediation projects. He worked on the opening of new Classical and Hellenistic Greek art rooms and on the exhibition "Titien, Tintoret, Véronèse... Rivalités à Venise." In 2010, he joined the Louvre-Lens project team to take on the mediation project of the Galerie du temps and the Pavillon de Verre. He carried out the conception, content development and the production follow-up for the visit-support tools in these spaces (cultural signage, multimedia stations, multimedia guide). In 2013, he joined the Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities at the musée du Louvre to coordinate the exhibit "The Mediterranean World: The Collection from the Louvre", organized at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum.

 

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Anne Hauguel

Contents Production Assistant (Multimedia & Signage)

Anne Hauguel joined Agence France-Muséums in October 2014 as Contents Production Assistant (signage & multimedia).

A holder of Fine Arts and Sciences of Art Degree from Paris 1 - Panthéon - La Sorbonne University, she completed a Master’s in Expography - Museography at the University of Artois. She designed and coordinated a contemporary art exhibition entitled "Le Travail en corps, encore" for the Tandem Douai-Arras, which brings together the Douai National Theatre and Arras Theatre. Having taken part in several in-situ initiatives for the Musée Rodin and the Musée de Cluny, in 2014 she also worked on a range of schemes as a conservation assistant within the Decorative Arts and Design department of the CNAP (French National Contemporary Art Collection), with particular focus on the creation of "Capsules du Design" exhibitions at Les Docks - Fashion and Design City (Paris) and "Oracles du Design" at the Gaîté Lyrique (Paris).

 

 

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Paule Mourani

Education, Family and Groups Mediation Manager

Paule Mourani joined Agence France-Muséums in February 2010 as Education, Family and Groups Mediation Manager.

She has a Master 2 in Management of Cultural Organisations from Université Paris-Dauphine and is a former student of INALCO, graduate of IESA and holds a Masters Degree in History of the Contemporary Arab World from the Université Paris IV-Sorbonne. She has several years’ experience in organising cultural events in Lebanon and has recently worked for 8 years at the Institut du Monde Arabe in various functions related to educational activities and cultural programming.

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Matthieu Thenoz

Financial and Operating Senior Officer – Production and Education department

Matthieu Thenoz joined Agence France-Muséums in April 2008 as an Acquisitions Officer. He became in Spring 2015 Financial and Operating Senior Officer for Production and Education.

He has a degree in Law (Université Jean Moulin-Lyon III) and Art History (Université Paris IV-Sorbonne). He held various positions in the film industry before beginning in 2005 a third career devoted to carrying out cultural projects. After temporary assignments within a company foundation, then the Mission des métiers d’art at the Ministry of Culture and Communication, he joined the Musée d’Orsay. Officer in Charge of Storage and Inventory, he then became responsible for questions relating to the museum’s acquisitions of artworks.

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