Nataša Petrešin-Bachelez is an art critic and independent curator based in Paris, France. In 2010 she was appointed co-director of the Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers. Since 2006 she has co-organized the seminar “Something You Should Know,” EHESS, Paris, France. In 2010 she was associate curator of The Promises of the Past, Centre Pompidou, Paris, and guest curator of Paris Photo. Curatorial projects include Yona Friedman. Around ville spatial, Mala galerija, Ljubljana (2010); Conspire, festival transme- diale.08, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany (2008); Distorted Fabric, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2007); Participation: Nuisance or Necessity?, lASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden (2005); Our House is a House that Moves, Galerija Škuc, Ljubljana, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland (20036) ), and In the Gorges of the Balkans, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (2003). She was co-curator of the project Société Anonyme, Le Plateau and Kadist Art Foundation, Paris (20078). She has contributed to magazines including e-flux journal, Springerin, Parkett, Bidoun, and Sarai Reader, and is a member of the editorial board of ARTMargins. Since 2011 Petresin-Bachelez has been chief editor of Manifesta Journal.
Following the widespread popularity and success of PROJECT 35, ICI is collaborating with 35 more international curators to produce PROJECT 35 VOLUME 2. This program of single-channel videos is selected by 35 international curators who each chose one work from an artist they think is important for audiences around the world to experience today.