Born 1985, Paris, France. Lives and works in Beijing, China.
Co-founder of Doors 门艺 Art & Culture Agency (since September 2017), former
head of communications of the cultural and education section of the French Embassy in China (2014-2017) and former producer of Soundwalk art collective (2009-2013), Victoria Jonathan was appointed co-director of the 2018 Jimei × Arles International Photo Festival along with Bérénice Angremy, while their agency Doors 门艺 was attributed the executive direction of the festival.
A graduate from Columbia University (East Asian Studies) and La Sorbonne (Philosophy), Victoria has been coming to China since she was a teenager, and
established in Beijing in 2013. She has directed documentaries about Beijing’s art
scene for French national radio station France Culture, and TV channel Voyage. She
has collaborated as executive producer or art director on a number of projects with
art institutions (Centre Pompidou, lille3000, UCCA), brands (Louis Vuitton, Estee
Lauder, Chanel, Philippe Starck) and festivals (Caochangdi PhotoSpring – Arles in Beijing, Nuit Blanche).