Born in 1982.
Matthieu Bonicel is a palaeographer and former student of the Ecole des Chartes. He was curator for 10 years at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, first as head of the IT and digitisation mission of the Manuscripts Department and then as head of innovation at the General Directorate.
His thesis at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne (2014) was devoted to the relationship between medieval theatre archives and the descriptive principles of the data web. He has led many valorisation and research projects around digitised written heritage such as Europeana Regia or International Image Interoperapility Framework (IIIF). In 2017, he joins the Lafayette Anticipations foundation as head of publishing and information systems, where he is in charge of ReSource, a software development project designed to model, document and report in real time on the creative process in contemporary art. He also manages a publishing and printing workshop for the complete production of works in situ.