The “society of New Commissioners”: a new model of action to invent new modes of art production and exchange by establishing a direct dialogue between the artist, the citizen-commissioner and the cultural mediator, outside the museum and apart from the art market.
A visual conceptual artist, François Hers used for a long time photography to carry out his research before focusing on public action. From 1983 to 1988, he conceived and directed the photographic mission of the DATAR. Director of the Hartung-Bergman Foundation
from its creation in 1994 until 2014, responsible for culture at the Fondation de France since 1989, he is the founder of the New Patrons
Xavier Douroux (1956-2017) is the co-founder of Les presses du réel and Le Consortium
, art centre of Dijon.