• Writer and editor
  • Lecturer
  • Collaborates with museums, artists, collectors, and gallerists (including artist Marc Camille Chaimowicz and FRAC Bourgogne) to develop protocols for impermanent artworks, in order to facilitate their future care and display.


Contemporary art writer, lecturer, and editor

Based in Nice, France, Dr. Alison Bracker writes and lectures internationally on contemporary art. 

She authored and edited the exhibition catalogues for Vita Vitale (Azerbaijan Pavilion, 56th Biennale di Venezia) and HERE TODAY… (London, 2014) in close collaboration with  Artwise. She  has published catalogue essays for artists Hugo Wilson and Mackie, as well as museum guides on Ai Weiwei, Anselm Kiefer, the art of Australia, Édouard Manet, and David Hockney. Her articles have appeared in RA Magazine, Frieze Masters, Tate Papers, ICOM, Make Magazine, and in Sculpture in 20th-century Britainamong other publications. 

She also edits art historical texts for clients across the globe.

Conservation of contemporary art specialist

Dr. Bracker specialises in the theoretical issues arising from the conservation of unusual and impermanent materials in contemporary art.

She co-edited Conservation: Principles, Dilemmas, and Uncomfortable Truths (Elsevier, 2009), which received praised as one of the most significant books in the field of heritage conservation.