Ph.D. Art History, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Stéphanie Jeanjean is an art historian, educator, curator, and translator.
In writing, her research contributes to the history and institutionalization of French video art, informs about feminist militant practices in video and printmaking [“Disobedient Video in the 1970s: Video Production by Women’s Collectives” (in Afterall , summer 2011) reprinted in H. Robinson ed., Feminism-Art-Theory (Cambridge: Willey, 2015)], as well as participates in informing on Sociological art [“ Socio-Ecologico-Critico Intruders in the History of Early French Video” in F. Bovier and A. Mey eds., Cinema in the Expanded Field (Zurich: JRP Ringier, 2016)]. She has spoken on these topics in various conferences in France (The Parsons School of Design, Paris), USA (CAA, AC Institute, Residency Unlimited, FRESCO, WhiteBox, Art Students League of New York), UK (Tate Britain), and South Korea (KAIST). In 2021, she is visiting professor at The Sorbonne University (Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris 1).
Her last curated project WE DISSENT: Design of the Women's Movement in New York, at 41 Cooper Gallery in New York, presented the work of more than 130 women artists and collectives (listed "10 Under-the-Radar Art Show" by Roberta Smith, The New York Times , Nov. 2018).
Stéphanie is currently launching a book series called “Anachronies,” which is dedicated to new scholarships on modern and contemporary art, artists’ writings and archives, as well as translations of original texts into English.
In addition to Sotheby’s Institute, Stéphanie teaches Art History at The Cooper Union in New York. She is also a regular speaker, as Gallery Educator, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (Adult and Mind’s Eye Programs) and, as expert in modern and contemporary French and European art, in France and in Europe with Smithsonian Journeys.