Who are we?

AWARE is a non-profit organisation founded by 7 women with different backgrounds but all driven by the same enthusiasm (including Margot Mérimée Dufourcq, Nathalie Rigal, Camille Morineau, Julie Wolkenstein).


Camille Morineau
Research Director

Camille Morineau has worked for French public institutions for twenty years, including ten at the Centre Georges Pompidou as curator of the contemporary collections.
She has curated many exhibitions, among which elles@centrepompidou (2009-2011), the first of its kind, which presented a selection of works exclusively by women from the national museum of modern art’s collection.

Matylda Taszycka
Head of Research Programmes
Nina Volz
Head of International Development
Manuela Danescu
Head of Administration
Tamara Choukair
Library and Archive Manager
Carolina Hernández Muñoz
International Networks Project Manager
Consuelo Crulci-Perrois
Zoé Touzanne
Research Programmes Assistant
Masha Otello
International development assistant


Nathalie Rigal
Bruno Racine
Henri Moyen
Margot Mérimée Dufourcq
Associate Secretary

Research committee

Marie-Laure Bernadac
Présidente du comité

Chairwoman of the committee & General director of the heritage department at the Louvre

Roei Amit

Head supervisor of digital contents at the Réunion des musées nationaux-Grand Palais

Ariane Coulondre

Curator at the Centre Pompidou

Emmanuel Coquery

Curator at the Musée d'Orsay

Cécile Debray

Director of the Picasso Museum

N'Goné Fall

Curator, essayist and cultural policies specialist

Catherine Gonnard

Journalist, essayist, and archivist at the INA

Leïla Jarbouai

Senior curator, graphic arts and paintings at the Musée d'Orsay

Rémi Labrusse

Professor of contemporary art history, Paris Nanterre University

Marie Minssieux

Library curator of the rare books section at the National Library of France

Camille Morineau

Curator and director of AWARE

Floriane de Saint Pierre


Catherine Petitgas

Art historian and collector, Chairwoman of the Friends of AWARE

Editorial board

Jean-Pierre Criqui
Chairman of the board

Curator of the contemporary art collections at the Musées d’Art moderne – Centre Pompidou, publication director of the Cahiers du Musée national d’Art moderne

Valérie Da Costa

Contemporary art historian and senior lecturer at the University of Strasbourg

Clément Dirié

Art historian, art critic, exhibition curator and editorial director at JRP|Ringier

Nathalie Ernoult

Assistant curator at the Musée d’Art moderne – Centre Georges Pompidou

Caroline Hancock

Independent curator, art critic, publisher, and translator

Annalisa Rimmaudo

Assistant curator at the Musée d’Art moderne – Centre Georges Pompidou

Elvan Zabunyan

Contemporary art historian, professor at Rennes 2 University, and art critic

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