Valérie Da Costa is an art historian and art critic. She is associate professor at the Strasbourg University. From 2007 to 2014, she was Head of the visual arts section of Mouvement magazine. Author of many books, texts and articles about modern and contemporary sculptures as well as artistic interdisciplinarity, her research broach art history in a widened approach and focus as much on the creation of the 50’s and 60’s as its most contemporary forms. In 2014 and 2015, she was guest curator at Centre Pompidou for the Vidéodanse new editions
( Oublier la danse, Le corps en jeu) in the frame of the Nouveau Festival. she also wrote Écrits de Lucio Fontana, Les presses du réel, 2013 ; Pino Pascali, Retour à la méditerranée, Les presses du réel, 2015 and will be one of the authors in the upcoming publication linked to the Fausto Melotti exhibition at NMNM.