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Claude Bussac

Director, PHotoEspaña

Since 2006 Claude Bussac has been Director of PHotoEspaña, the International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts. She was the Director of Artistic Studies at the Casa de Velázquez of Madrid for seven years and the Adjunt Director of the Círculo de Bellas Artes from 1996 to 1999.

Presently, Bussac is also Director of the Master’s Programme in Cultural Engineering at the Universidad Europea de Madrid. She has lectured on arts administration at diverse universities in France and Spain, and has participated in juries in Spain, France, and Portugal.

Claude Bussac holds a bachelor’s degree in International and European Economy from the Universidad de Paris Pantheón Sorbonne, a DESS in the Management of Cultural Institutions from the Dauphine University of Paris, and a DEA in European Social and Cultural Transformations.

In 2005, the French Ministry of Culture honoured Claude Bussac as “Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters”.