Pascale Cassagnau is a PhD in Art History and works as an art critic. She is in charge of audiovisual and new media contents at the CNAP (Ministry for Culture). She has been writing articles for Art Press
for numerous years. She has written texts on Chris Burden
, James Coleman, John Baldessari
, Pierre Huyghe
, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster
and Matthieu Laurette
in particular. Her research work is on new practices in cinema
, especially the way they interact with contemporary creation. Her essay Future Amnesia -Enquête sur un troisième cinéma.
(Ed.Isthme) documents those new film forms, which are halfway between fictions and documentaries. Un Pays Supplémentaire
(Ed. Ecole des beaux-arts de Paris) deals with the role of contemporary creation within the architecture of the media.