Born in Paris, 1966, lives and works in Kyoto. Philippe Bergonzo is a curator, art dealer and art director. From 1990 to1998 Philippe Bergonzo worked in Contemporary Art galleries in Paris. In 1998, he curated a series of exhibitions in Japan as part of The Year of France in Japan. Relocating to Japan in 2000, he started organizing exhibitions and cultural exchanges between France and Japan while participating in Art Fairs in Asia. In 2013 he co-found the KG+ photo festival, a satellite event of the KYOTOGRAPHIE International Photography Festival. He continues to work on international exhibitions and develop international opportunities for artists in Japan and France.