Christine Macel has been a Chief Curator of the Musée national d’art moderne – Centre Pompidou, Paris since 2000. As director of the department of création contemporaine and prospective she has curated many exhibitions, including Raymond Hains, Sophie Calle, Philippe Parreno, Gabriel Orozco, Dionysiac, Airs de Paris and The Promises of the Past. Along with Emma Lavigne, Christine Macel is developing the exhibition Dance your life, on the interaction between art and dance in the 20th and 21st centuries – which will open in November 2011. Christine Macel also works as an art critic for various magazines such as artpress, Flash Art and Artforum. In 2007, she published “Time taken, the work of time in the work of art” (Monografik/Centre Pompidou), an essay on contemporary art.