Marc Pronovost

General Manager and Artistic Director, B21; Curator, Maison de la Photo de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada

Marc Pronovost is a young leader in community arts (or 'cultural mediation' as it's called in Québec), working as general manager and artistic director for B21. As an artist, a researcher and a project manager, Marc collaborates with other social and cultural organizations, corporations, and governmental bodies in Canada and globally in order to create and curate events that foster citizen participation through the arts. As a choreographer and stage manager, he co-founded a theatre company aimed at the professionalization of the next generation of actors in musical theatre which explored the questions of immersivity and public participation. He is currently curator for the Maison de la photo de Montréal, arts facilitator for Place des Arts (Québec's national performing arts complex) and he collaborates with a number of local presenters around Canada in creating custom arts facilitation programs. He published his first book in 2013; 'Art et développement', l'Harmattan, Paris; and he co-edited a second volume 'Curating the Live Arts', to be published in 2018 at Berghahn Books, UK.


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