A round Video art fair and festival

October 2020

The A Round Video art fair will provide a backdrop for the start of the 2020 academic year to present video works by contemporary international artists. The A Round Video art fair will be the meeting place for contemporary art professionals, bringing together

international galleries, artists, curators and collectors, at the heart of three days of meetings and discoveries.

The fair and its program will represent the highlight of the festival which will be organized throughout the Lille Metropolis and around

Hauts de France region, which will host a rich program of installations and artists, exhibitions and visits

in renowned institutions in the Euroregion.

A Round Video surrounds himself with curators to design high-quality programming, and to offer an international scope to the event. A Round Video is located in the heart of the Euroregion between London, Paris, Brussels, the Netherlands

and will become one of the annual meetings for video art professionals and enthusiasts.






Lives and works in Barcelona (A)
Artist/working curator free-lance or as curator at large

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Recent exhibitions (as curator): ‘SMALL FIRES’ (Jonathan Monk, Superflex, Ariel Schlesinger,
Kerin Cytter, Reynold Reynolds, Leo Copers, Thomas Galler, Ed Ruscha, Bruce Nauman) – Sint.
Gal Lukas. Brussels 2013; ‘THE STAR ALPHABET OF ELT MESENS – DADA; SURREALISM IN BRUSSELS, PARIS; LONDON’ Muzee Oostende (Mesens, Satie, Picasso, Lee Miller, Man Ray, Picabia, Magritte, Nougé, De Chirico, Tanguy, Duchamp, Eileen Agar, Roland Penrose…)
Muzee Ostend 2013/2014; ‘BEKLEIDUNG’ (Willem Oorebeek, Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol, John
Armleder, Mai-Thu Perret, Sarah Lucas, General Idea, Stefan Breggemann, Sylvie Fleury, Jef
Geys, …) – Het Nieuwe Instituut Rotterdam 2015; ‘SURREALISM and BEYOND’ (Duchamp,
Picabia, Magritte, Man Ray, Broodthaers, Robert Gober, Andro Wekua, The Cramps, Marcel
Marion, Joan Brossa, Paul Nougé, Gavin Turk, Scott King …) Museum Boijmans van
Beuningen Rotterdam/ Von Bartha Basel Collection 2016/2017; ‘MARCEL(S)’ (Broodthaers,
Duchamp, Marion) – WARP Sint-Niklaas/Passatge Studio Barcelona 2017; ‘HOUSE’
(Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Eva Rothschild, Santiago Borja) – Huis Sonneveld Rotterdam
2017 ; ‘FANTASTIC ART IN BELGIUM’ (Bosch, Brueghel, Rubens, Rops, Khnopff, Ensor,
Magritte, Delvaux, Panamarenko, Broodthaers, Van Caekenbergh, Leo Copers, Luc Tuymans,
Jan Fabre, Michael Borremans, Thierry De Cordier …) Tokyo/Utsinomiya/Kobe 2017;
‘RINEKE DIJKSTRA’ – Museo Picasso Barcelona 2017; ‘ARTHUR CRAVAN, NOW!’
(Cravan, Jack Johnson, Kees Van Dongen, Otto Lloyd, Picasso) – Museo Picasso Barcelona 2017;
‘SUPERSTITION’ (Germaine Kruip, Joanna Piotrowska, Nina Beier, Otto Berchem, Cerith Wyn
Evans, John Stezaker, Keren Cytter, Ulla Von Brandenburg, Stefan Breggemann, Uri Geller,
Simon Dybbroe Moller, Joachim Koester, Pierre Bismuth …) Marres Maastricht 2018;
‘ACCIDENTS NEVER HAPPEN’ artist run space Cluj 2018;’ ERWIN WURM’ – Museo Picasso Barcelona 2021; ‘SOMEONE WALKING AROUND….’ (Germaine Kruip, Roman Ondak, Jiri
Kovanda, Nils Nova)- Fundacio Antoni Tapiès Barcelona 2019; ‘FLOW WITH THE TOW’
(Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen) – Art Miami; ‘SHADOW TACTICS’ (Monica Bonvicini, Anna Dot,
Nora Turato, Aviva Silverman, Naama Tsabar) – Fundacio Tapiès Barcelona 2020; ‘FOWER IS
MY POWER’ (Leo Copers) – Gal. Carles Taché Barcelona 2020; ‘THE SAME AS IT NEVER
WAS’ (Josep Maynou, Anna Dot, Eulalia Garcia, Enric Farres Duran, Carles Murillo) – Sint Lukas
Gal. Brussels/David Ben Ari Art Museum 2020; ‘THE DRAWING LESSON’ – Paper Museu by
Capellades 2020

Julia Cistiakova (LT)

Lives and works between Zurich, Vilnius , Montpellier and Zurich (CH)
Artistic Director /working curator free-lance or as curator at large

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Julia Cistiakova, graduate of the School of Curatorial Practices School of The Store in Grenoble, France,
and holding a Master of Visual Arts degree at the Academy of Fine Arts of Vilnius, is currently an
artistic director of the IN SITU-Heritage and Contemporary Art project in Occitania region, France.
From 2017 until 2020 she has been directing Contemporary Art Space in Privas, France. During her
career she organized numerous exhibitions internationally. She has been curating annual program for
La Box in Bourges, CAC Vilnius, Performa in New York, DIENSTGEB-UDE Art Space in Zurich, and
various venues in Moscow, to name a few. Since 2018, she is a member of the Administration Council
of the LUX-National Contemporary and Performative Arts Center in Valencia, France. Julia Cistiakova
is also a co-author of the book Harald Szeemann. Individual methodology, JRP Ringier, 2008, and a
number of catalogs. She lives and works between Zurich, Paris, Vilnius, and Montpellier.


Lives and works in Brussels (B)
Collector /working curator or curator for lmno since 2016

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Christophe Veys is a collector under the name of Veys-Verhaevert Collection until 1993.
Art historian, he is a teacher of contemporary Art at Mons Art history school. He is also
program of the Gallery.artsaucarré until 2019 . He was one of the founder of’
“oculist witnesses” association and of “Gallery Porte 11” and Gallery “Olivari-Veys”.
He is resident curator of Lmno gallery until 2016 . Regulary his curatory practice has
for object the visibility of his collection: “3 collectors differently,” summer 78,
Brussels (2014), “The Invisible Collection” in: “Private choices, 11 brussellers
collections of contemporary art” (2017) at the Centrale for contemporary art, “Lost
and fund. Edgard F. Grima and Veys-Verhaevert collections, Hangar, Brussels (2020) and
“Falling in Love,” Schaerbeek House of Arts (2020)

Alfredo Cramerotti (IT)

curator / director of Mostyn center Wales

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Alfredo Cramerotti is a writer, curator and broadcaster. He is Director of MOSTYN, Wales; Head Curator of APT Global-Artist Pension Trust; Associate Curator of CCANW (Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World); and Advisor to the British Council Visual Arts Acquisition Committee and the Art Institutions of the 21st Century Foundation. Amongst others, his curatorial endeavors include three national pavilions at the Venice Biennale, and the biennials Sequences VII

Reykjavik, Iceland (2015) and Manifesta 8

Region of Murcia and Cartagena, Spain (2010). He serves as Vice-President of AICA (International Association of Art Critics) and is member of the IKT (International Association of Art Critics) and CIMAM (International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art), part of ICOM. He is Editor of the Critical Photography book series since 2009, and his own publications include Forewords: Hyperimages and Hyperimaging (2018), Unmapping the City: Perspectives of Flatness (2010) and Aesthetic Journalism: How to Inform without Informing (2009).

Gregory lang

Lives and works in Brussels and Paris (FR)
Producer/curator working free-lance or as a curator at large

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Gregory Lang is a curator and art consultant with 25 years of experience working with private collections and institutions. He founded Solang Production in 2008 to stimulate and develop projects linking artists, the art scene and market.

Closely engaged with artists, curators and collectors in their creative process and research, Gregory co-produces exhibitions, installations, site specific works, films, and editions.

Among current film productions are ‘Hello, Are We in the Show?’ by Denicolai and Provost, ‘Invisible Cities’ tetralogy by Pierre Jean Giloux, ‘Krach Audition’ by Alexandre Perigot, ‘Anarchism Without Adjectives: On the Work of Christopher D’Arcangelo’, and ‘ Bernard Heidsieck, Poetry action’. New collaborations are in progress with artists Marc Buchy and Matan Mittwoch.

The next exhibition to come will display a selection of artists’ works over 10 years of acquisition by the collector Frédéric de Goldschmidt during Art Brussels.
Recent museum exhibitions include ‘GIGANTISME – Art and Industry’ as a co-guest curator for the first Dunkirk Triennial at FRAC Grand Large and LAAC museum, ‘James Lee Byars, part III’ at Museum Bojmans van Beuningen, in Rotterdam, ‘Artists and Architecture, Variable dimensions’ at Arsenal Pavilion, in Paris, and MAAT, in Lisbon. Non-profit spaces and galleries’ exhibitions include ‘Fernanda Fragateiro and Carlos Bunga: a conversation on lines’ at FdG projects, ‘Slice and Dice’ at Irene Laub Gallery, ‘Invisible Cities’ for FWB at Art Brussels, ‘Xerox’ and ‘Modus Operandi’ at Electricity company, ‘A year without image’ at Anima Ludens’, in Brussels, ‘Untitled (Monochrome), 1957-2017’ at Richard Taittinger Gallery, in New York, ‘Wanderings’ at Cristina Guerra, in Lisbon.


Actively involved with artists and architecture, site specific installations, and publications, Gregory collaborated with Collection Integration of a work of art – Federation-Wallonia-Brussels (FWB), and participated to juries and commissions such as The CNAP committee: ‘artist support for research and production’.

Valerie chartrain (FR)

Lives and works in Paris and Berlin (G)
Editor, Publisher, and Curator working free-lance

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Valerie Chartrain (France/Germany) is a curator with an affinity for time-based and discursive
practices, editor, publisher, and writer focusing on contemporary art, fine craft beverages and spirits,
and likely future. When not in the art world, she writes about spirits, curates knowledge in the
wine and spirits industry. organizes masterclasses and seminars while working as a strategic
researcher for companies to help them imagining and shaping their futures accurately.

Julian Ross (NL)

researcher, curator and writer based in Amsterdam.

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Julian Ross is a researcher, curator and writer based in Amsterdam. He is a Programmer at International Film Festival Rotterdam, selection committee member at Locarno Film Festival and Assistant Professor at Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS). His curatorial projects have been presented in Tate Modern, Art Institute of Chicago, Kunsthal Rotterdam, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Eye Filmmuseum, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Anthology Film Archives, Harvard Film Archives, British Film Institute, Light Industry and other places. His recent publications include book chapters in The Japanese Cinema Book (BFI, forthcoming), A Companion to Experimental Film (Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming) and America: Films from Elsewhere (2019, The Shoestring Press).

Dorothea Dupuis (FR)

Independent curator, writer and publisher
Mexico City

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Dorothea Dupuis (born 1980 in Paris) is an exhibition curator, art critic and contemporary art editor. Her practice focuses mainly on the intersection of arts and politics, and is inspired by feminist, post-Marxist and decolonial theories. Dupuis is the director and founder (2013) of Terremoto.mx magazine, based in Mexico City. Before moving to Mexico City in 2012, she was director of Triangle France, a non-profit exhibition and residency program in Marseille, France, from 2007 to 2012, and assistant curator at the Pompidou Centre from 2005 to 2007. Since 2012, Dupuis has been an independent curator and has written about the art of the Americas in both Terremoto and international publications.

Each one will curate a section of 4 – 5 galleries

Selection Committee

Edith Dekyndt

Artist / Brussels / Berlin

Olivier Gevart

Collector / Brussels

Gabriel Nallet

Collector / Grenoble

Sebastien Delot

LAM Museum Director

Nathalie Cohen

Collector / Paris

Pascale Pronnier

Director at Fresnoy / Tourcoing

Dorith Galuz

Collector / Paris

Mélanie Rondeau

Gallery Owner / Paris

Alain Servais

Collector / Brussels

They will select the second half of the participating galleries

Participating Galleries

Call for Participation

JANUARY 7th > March 1st

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