Research Coordinator and Editorial Director
Ecole supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Nantes Métropole
Graduated in Aesthetic from the University Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne, Mai Tran develops since 20 years several professional activities in the art contemporary field : art critic for different publications like contemporay art magazines like zérodeux, revue d’Art-Recherche-Création 303… and exhibitiion catalogues (Born in Dystopia, Parisn Rosenblum Collection & Friends…), she collaborates with a few French cultural institutions (Frac des Pays de la Loire, Musée Mobile…).
Since 2011, she is in charge of the editorial direction at Nantes Art School and published recently + de réalité and Open Sky Museum with the publisher Jannink, in Paris ; La Visite des écoles d’art, by Al Dante, Marseille, and a monography on Maria Thereza Alves following her residency in Nantes). ).
Mai Tran is also in charge of the valorization of Nantes Art School research and high education programs and contributes to the creation and development of the international residency project Fieldwork : Marfa, Texas, USA in partnership with the HEAD–Genève.