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Chief Curator

Vincent Giovannoni

Vincent Giovannoni

Vincent Giovannoni is an Art Anthropologist. He defended a PhD thesis focused on the small scale fisheries in the Mediterranean. For the European Commission, he conducted researches (Anthropology and Comparative Law) on the fisheries organization in the western Mediterranean (Spain, France, Italy). Thereafter, he worked during more than fifteen years as ethnologist for the French Ministry of Culture (in metropolitan France and overseas, in the Indian Ocean). After some missions in West Africa, he has been director of the Saint-Louis' French Cultural Center, at the mouth of the Senegal River. He’s now chief curator at the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations (Mucem). In 2017, he curated at the Mucem the exhibition "Seafaring adventurers. Mediterranean - Indian Ocean. 7th - 17th century".

Spoken language: French, English


photo credit: ©Laurent Garbit

You will soon be able to travel alongside Vincent Giovannoni