Vincent Normand is an art historian, writer, and occasional curator. He teaches at ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne, where he is director of the research project Theater, Garden, Bestiary: a Materialist History of Exhibitions. He is co-director and co-editor of Glass Bead, a research platform and a journal concerned with transfers of knowledge across art, science and philosophy, as well as with their practical and political dimensions. He has curated exhibitions at Centre Pompidou (Paris), LABOR (Mexico City), David Roberts Art Foundation (London), Kadist Foundation (Paris), Fondazione Nomas, (Rome), and Forde (Geneva). He gave talks at Witte de With (Rotterdam), The Artist’s Institute (New York), Centre Pompidou (Paris), the Banff Centre (Banff, Canada), or the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (Paris). His texts are published in various exhibition catalogues, edited volumes and journals.