Pierre d’Alancaisez is a PhD researcher at Birmingham City University, where he is investigating the impact claims of social and political art in the context of artists' access to non-arts knowledge and skills.
Pierre founded and directed Waterside Contemporary in London, a gallery that pioneered social practice and art activism approaches in the art market.
He held senior positions in publishing and financial services and designed cultural engagement strategies for higher education and the charity sector.
Pierre d’Alancaisez is a contemporary art curator, cultural strategist, researcher. Sometime scientist, financial services professional.