Mélanie Bouteloup is the director of Bétonsalon - Center for Art and Research and Villa Vassilieff.
Over the past fifteen years, Mélanie Bouteloup has directed a number of projects that aim to root art in society, in partnership with many local, national and international organizations.
In 2012, alongside artistic director Okwui Enwezor, Mélanie Bouteloup was associate curator of La Triennale, an event initiated by the Ministry of Culture and Communication and organized by the Centre national des arts plastiques and the Palais de Tokyo.
In 2014 Mélanie Bouteloup was named Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government.
In 2016, with Pernod Ricard, she inaugurated the Villa Vassilieff – Pernod Ricard Fellowship.