Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Val-de-Marne
Alexia Fabre, originally from the Basque region, obtained her master’s degree from l’École du Louvre in 1989 and entered the National Heritage Institute in 1992. Before becoming the chief curator of the MAC/VAL (Musée d’art contemporain du Val-de-Marne à Vitry-sur-Seine), she directed the Gap Departmental Museum from 1993 to 1998. In 1998, she took charge of, reformulated and improved the cultural and scientific project of MAC/VAL, which opened its doors with great success in 2005. From 2007 to 2012 she taught at l’École du Louvre. In 2009 and 2011, she co-directed the Nuit Blanche in Paris alongside Frank Lamy, who is in charge of temporary exhibitions at MAC/VAL.