Bénédicte le Pimpec is a curator based in Geneva regularly working in collaboration with other artists and/or curators. She curated or co-curated the exhibitions “The Galápagos Principle” (Palais de Tokyo, Paris); “Theatre of Operations. Phase I : Reconnaissance” (Théâtre de l’Usine, Geneva) and “Theatre of Operations. Phase II : Manoeuvre” (Place de la République, Paris); “darker and darker grows the landscape (la possibilité d’une île)” (Le Commun, Bâtiment d’art contemporain, Geneva); “And the crack in the tea-cup opens/a lane to the land of the dead”, a solo show of the artist Ceel Mogami de Haas (Piano Nobile, Geneva) and “Pastel is the colour of the defeat”, a long-term research and exhibition project with the Fonds cantonal d’art contemporain, that explored the history of alternative art spaces and artistic production in the Geneva region.
In 2016/18, she also co developped series of exhibitions, screenings, conferences and interventions for the Media Library of the City of Geneva.
She was curator in residence at the Darling Foundry in 2017, and is currently working on an upcoming exhibition project in India (2019) and on a curatorial research project “Theatre of Operations. Phase III: Fine-Arts Division”, focused on long term loans from the National Centre for Visual Arts in Paris (Cnap).
She is also working for Geneva University of Art and Design on a FNS research project and collaborates with the independent, experimental and multidisciplinary art space one gee in fog in Geneva.