Thomas Boutoux, born in 1975, lives in Paris. He studied at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Grenoble and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. He is an art critic, curator and publisher and one of the founding members of castillo/corrales, an independent expo space created in 2007 in the Belleville neighbourhood of Paris. Its programming, bookshop and publishing house Paraguay Press are directed by a group of artists, critics, graphic artists and curators. He is also a professor at the Ecole d’Enseignement Supérieur des Beaux-Arts de Bordeaux.