Natasa Petresin-Bachelez appointed Cultural Programmes Manager

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Henri Loyrette, President of the Cité internationale des arts, and Bénédicte Alliot, General Director, are pleased to announce the appointment of Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez as Cultural Programmes Manager at the Cité internationale des arts.


Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez (born 1976 in Ljubljana) is an interdependent curator, editor and writer.
Among the exhibitions she curated are Contour Biennale 9: Coltan as Cotton (2019, Mechelen); Defiant Muses: Delphine Seyrig and the Feminist Video Collectives in France (1970s-1980s) at LaM, Lille and Museum Reina Sofia, Madrid (2019-2020, with Giovanna Zapperi); Show me your archive and I will tell you who is in power at Kiosk, Ghent (2017, with Wim Waelput); Let’s Talk about the Weather at the Sursock Museum, Beirut and Times Museum, Guangzhou (2016 and 2018, with Nora Razian); Resilience. U3 - Triennial of Contemporary Art in Slovenia at MSUM, Ljubljana (2013).


She was co-director of Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers (2010–2012, with Alice Chauchat and Grégory Castéra).
She is chief editor of Versopolis Review, and was chief editor of the Manifesta Journal (2012-14) and of L’Internationale Online (2014-2017).

She curates the project Not Fully Human, Not Human at All, organized by KADIST, Paris (2017-2021).


She organized symposiums at the INHA, Paris; Jeu de Paume, Paris; Tate Modern, London; and Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana.
Together with Patricia Falguières and Elisabeth Lebovici she is the co- organiser of the seminar Something You Should Know (2016 – ongoing, EHESS, Paris). Since 2019, she has been working as a tutor at the Sint Lucas School of Arts, Antwerpen.

Together with Elena Sorokina, she is co-founder of the Initiative for practices and visions of radical care.



Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez will take up her position on January 18th, 2021, and the entire Cité internationale des arts team is pleased to welcome her.