Grégory Castéra (b. 1981, France) curates artistic researches and productions where the arts are composed with the sciences and social engagement. In 2013, he founded Council with Sandra Terdjman, an art-enterprise that explores modes of composition through the arts, scholarly and scientific research and civil society in order to propose new representations of social issues. These issues are addressed through collective and multidisciplinary inquiries, made public via online publications accompanied by exhibitions and events.
From January 2010 to December 2012, he served as co-director of Les Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers with Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez and Alice Chauchat. Since 2007, he has also co-authored the Encyclopédie de la parole (Encyclopaedia of Spoken Words), a collaborative inquiry into the formal properties of speech. From 2007 to 2009, he was the coordinator and educator of Betonsalon at the University Paris Diderot. As independant curator: Playtime (festival, with Melanie Bouteloup, Betonsalon) in 2008 and 2009, TJCC (festival, with Joris Lacoste and Elise Simonet, T2G) in 2015, Foreign Places (exhibition, with Caroline Dumalin, Wiels) in 2016, Bergen Assembly, Norway in 2016.