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Mouna Mekouar is an art critic and independent curator based in Paris, France. She was associate curator of Simple Shapes at Centre Pompidou-Metz (2014). From 2012 to 2014, she was curator at Palais de Tokyo, Paris. She was co-curator of the exhibition Philippe Parreno Anywhere, Anywhere Out of the World in 2013 at Palais de Tokyo. In 2010, she was associate curator of Chefs-d’oeuvre ? (Masterpieces ?), the inaugural exhibition of Centre Pompidou-Metz. She also undertook a number of curatorial assignments for various cultural institutions in France, such as Musée du Quai Branly for the Biennale of Images of the World (2009 and 2011); Jeu de Paume for the exhibition Roger Parry at Hôtel de Sully. She has numerous published essays and has contributed to journals such as Art Press, Revue de l’art, Études photographiques, Images re-vues and Patrimoines.