Coordinator of the Drawing ‘XL’ Chair

The editorial director of the special issues and books of Beaux Arts magazine from 2001 to 2007, Barbara Soyer co-founded in 2011 the editorial and curatorial platform The Drawer, dedicated to contemporary drawing, which publishes a biannual journal, monographs and artists' books (Inventaire, Lamarche-Ovize, 2017 ; Memory Lines, Stéphane Manel, 2019; Girrrland, Frédérique Loutz, 2020; Feelings on Felt, Léa Belooussovitch, 2021; Fiat Lux, Pierre Seinturier, 2021; Christophe Robe, 2022). A freelance writer and curator, Barbara Soyer writes regularly for the press, galleries and institutions.

She has curated several exhibitions ("Contemporary Art in Europe", Domaine Pommery, Reims, 2008; "Art, Talks and Sensations", Abu Dhabi, 2009-2010; "Heroes", "Ladies Only", "Modes et Travaux", galerie G-P. & N. Vallois, Paris, 2016, 2019, 2020). She is the author of the book Dessin dans l'art contemporain, 80 artistes (Pyramyd, Oct. 2022).


Depuis 2020 :
Chaire Dessin Extra Large