We are pleased to announce our new Art Director of the DESIGN Department
The new Art Director will take care of selecting Designers fo the residencies and special projects in collaboration with the Foundry
Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte is a Canadian contemporary design specialist, architect and curator based in Milan. Nicolas’ commitment to collectible design drove him to co-found the traveling showcase NOMAD held so far in Monaco and St. Moritz, which has already established a strong and international network of collectors, design patrons, strategic partners and gallerists. He also co-founded Carwan Gallery in Beirut, the first contemporary design gallery of the Middle East, where he serves as Art Director. Nicolas has curated more than fifty design exhibitions for private galleries, museums and institutions such as the Canadian Government, Beirut Art Center, A.M. Qattan Foundation, House of Today x Wallpaper*, 5VIE - City of Milan, among others. Nicolas served as a jury member for Design Parade organized by Villa Noailles in Hyères, France; and he is also part of the scientific committee of the Fondation Bettencourt Schueller for the 2019 prize. Nicolas has recently been appointed curator and consultant of a new residency program to be launched in the Oasis of Siwa in Egypt in 2020.
New projects will be announced soon.