English curator Simon Baker, former director of photography at the Tate in London, was appointed director of the Maison Européenne de la Photographie, in Paris, on Wednesday 24 January 2018, succeeding Jean-Luc Monterosso, director and founder of the institution. He spoke to The Eye of Photography about his new role. At the beginning of the year you were nominated at the head of the Maison Européenne de la Photographie. You’re now leaving England for France, a country you know well. What’s your personal opinion on the Maison Européenne de la Photographie? Well, it’s a great honour to be nominated at the...
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