Who are we?

AWARE is a non-profit organisation founded by 7 women with different backgrounds but all driven by the same enthusiasm (three lawyers, Margot Mérimée Dufourcq, Daphné Moreau, Nathalie Rigal; a curator, Camille Morineau; a violinist, Elisabeth Pallas; a public accountant, Alexandra Vernier-Bogaert; and a writer, Julie Wolkenstein). Four permanent staff members and a team of volunteers, students, and professionals from major cultural institutions also contribute to its existence.


Camille Morineau

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.

Nathalie Rigal
Advisor to the director
Matylda Taszycka
Head of research programmes
Anaïs Roesch
International development supervisor
Fanny Verdier
Digital contents supervisor
Manuela Danescu
Administration supervisor
Clothilde Naudeau
Press, communication and sponsorship supervisor
Consuelo Crulci-Perrois
Eleni Pantelaras
Justine Lacombe


Cécile Debray
Bruno Racine
Henri Moyen

Research committee

Bruno Racine
Chairman of the committee

Chief Executive Officer and Director, Punta della Dogana - Palazzo Grassi

Roei Amit

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

Marie-Laure Bernadac

General director of the heritage department, former contemporary art supervisor at the Louvre

Emmanuel Coquery

Adjoint à la directrice des collections et de la conservation au musée d'Orsay

Cécile Debray

Chief heritage curator, director of the musée de l'Orangerie

Catherine Gonnard

Journalist, essayist, and archivist at the INA

Rémi Labrusse

Professor of contemporary art history, head of the Master’s degree programme in “Médiation culturelle, patrimoine et numérique”, Université Paris Nanterre

Marie Minssieux

Library curator of the rare books section at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France

Camille Morineau

Curator and chairwoman of AWARE

Floriane de Saint Pierre


Catherine Petitgas

Art historian and collector, Chair 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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