Les commissaires anonymes

Cécile Roche Boutin, curator and designer, and Mathilde Sauzet Mattei, curator and artist, make up Les commissaires anonymes (“The anonymous curators”), combining artistic research and action. The research takes different forms including publications, exhibitions, workshops and performances, and is focused on the experiences and representations of a possible collective subjectivity.
Involved in art and design networks, Les commissaires anonymes work on issues of individual and collective emancipation, on the role of artistic practices in social and entrepreneurial innovation, on the place of abstract langagues in political thinking, and on the necessity of experimental processes and critical measures in cultural production. In this approach, the curator is envisaged as an author and mediator of language: Cécile Roche Boutin and Mathilde Sauzet Mattei play the role of the interface, practically and theoretically, between the different stakeholders of an artistic project, with political and social dimensions. For each context, they create the conditions for a dialogue in which the presence (or the implication) of art enriches the issues and reactions to a given situation.
 
Vikhi Vahavek - Biographie d\'une artiste très professionnelle
2021
French edition
This biography of a fictitious artist constitutes a critical analysis of the professionalization of arts education as well as a support for reflection in favor of the socio-economic responsibilities of artistic practices.
Grégoire Motte - Blanche Endive - Elle invente les bas de chicorée
2019
French edition
A "lyrical drama about the woman who invented chicory stockings": the libretto of a troubadour operetta for narrators, children's choirs, accordion, dessert and Vosges spruce.
Mathilde Sauzet - Pilote - Un scénario de film sur l’esthétique managériale
2019
French edition
A documentary fiction depicting the abstraction of tools and management and consulting.
Laëtitia Jasserand - Prose postérieure - Le courrier électronique d\'une instructrice d\'aérobic sauvage et grotesque
2018
French edition
A raw extraction from the email inbox of an aerobics teacher.
Ghettopéra - Scripts et partitions pour opérer en bonne complexité
2017
French edition
An operative and operational booklet to decode the impoverishment of languages.
L\'Île des réunions - Méthode de réunions collaboratives pour une approche affirmative de l\'incertitude
2016
French edition
An anti-method of meeting that reaffirms the uncertain outcome of gathering moments.
Eldorado maximum - Nouvelles typologies de l\'eldorado contemporain
2015
French edition
A travel guide to discover non utopian worlds.
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