Reflecting upon the necessary conditions for the development of the New Patrons
Protocol, the French conceptual artist calls for a better involvement of museums as well as for an art history that would relate creative processes with political conditions.
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