Emeric Lhuisset

1983, Paris - France
Lives and works in Paris
Represented by TOBE Gallery since 2024
  • Graduated in arts (Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris – Ensba) and in geopolitics (University Panthéon-Sorbonne / Ecole Normale Superieur d’Ulm – Center for Geostrategy).
    His works have been shown in numerous exhibitions around the world (Tate Modern in London, Museum Folkwang in Essen, Institut du monde arabe in Paris, Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Rencontres d’Arles, Sursock Museum in Beirut, CRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Musée du Louvre Lens…).
He also won the British Journal of Photography International Ph¬otography Award 2020, the BMW Residency for Photography 2018, and the Grand Prix Images Vevey – Leica Prize 2017. He was nominated for the Prix Pictet 2018, the PH Museum Grant 2018 (Honorable Mention), the Coal Award 2016, the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund Award (2015), the Niépce Award 2015, the Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2014 as well as the HSBC Award for Photography 2014.
    He published “Maydan – Hundred portraits” in 2014 by André Frère Editions and Paradox (Ydoc), “Last water war” in 2016 by André Frère Edition and Al-Muthanna “L’autre rive” in 2017 by André Frère Edition and  “Quand les nuages parleront” in 2019 by Camera Editions, and “Le bruit du silence” in 2020 by Filigranes Editions.

    His work is present in private collections as well as in public collections like the Stedelijk Museum, the Musée Nicéphore Niepce, the Musée de l’Armée – Invalides and the Centre National des Arts Plastiques.
    In addition to his art practice, he teaches at the Institute of Political Studies of Paris (Sciences Po) about contemporary art & geopolitics.
    He considers his work as an artistic transcription of geopolitical analyses.
 Diverting the codes, Emeric Lhuisset asks us to question our own perceptions of reality and its representation.


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    • Emeric Lhuisset is also represented by Gilles Drouault Galerie

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