Founded in 2013 by independent curators and designers Anna Planas and Pierre Hourquet, Temple ran at first as an experimental gallery space in Paris, presenting a new generation of French and international artists.
Temple is now a studio focused on curating exhibitions and designing books related to photography and mixed media, collaborating with a variety of international institutions and artists.
Recent projects include the exhibitions "The Hobbyist" at Fotomuseum Winterthur (2017) ; "Blank Paper, Stories of the Immediate Present" at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2017, the exhibition catalogue "Magnum Analog Recovery" (Le Bal, 2017) or the book, "Provoke" (Steidl, 2016).
Curated by Anna Planas & Fannie Escoulen
Carte blanche is a series of curated nights dedicated to an artist. These collaborations aim to produce in situ installations and/or elaborate an evening programme including video & film screenings, lectures & roundtables, concerts, exhibitions and publications, alongside the work of the invited artists and other works that inspire or invigorate them.
Invited artists: Helena Almeida, Claude Closky, Antoine d'Agata, Rineke Dijkstra, Alberto García-Alix, Dan Graham, Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Mark Lewis, Katja Stuke & Oliver Sieber among others.