Bio

Isabelle Duverger
Rueil-Malmaison, France - New York, USA

Isabelle Duverger (St Germain en Laye, France, 1983) is an award winning visual artist and photographer working in New York and Paris.
She has a Masters Degree in Communication and Arts Management from the Audencia Nantes, France. She is also a graduate of the Estienne School of Art in graphic communications.
She has worked at Hachette Livre, a Paris publisher and for the international design exhibit European Way(s) of Life. She also worked as a graphic designer for Altedia Editing, Paris and Air France, New York, and collaborated with french photographer Michel Azous. She won the AVA Digital Award 2013 for "How the SHIN-NY Makes Life Better" and "Why We Do This Work - Alie Cohen's Story", two videos produced in collaboration with Laia Cabrera.
Her work has evolved since towards motion and performatic installations, in collaboration with Laia Cabrera since 2008 with New York, on a presentation of the film piece as an art object, For Feather at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, (BAM, Brooklyn, 2008) with live drawing animations. She also collaborated on the multimedia theater-poem play La Jaula Bajo El Trapo (King Juan Carlos Center, New York, 2008) with visuals and drawing animations. She focused her work on visual design for the theater festival “Inspiracion” (Harlem, 2009) and for the multimedia play Playing Equality (New York and Valencia, Spain, 2009-2010), Mapping Mobius presented at la Mama Theater (New York, 2010) and Road to Happiness at the Austrian Cultural Forum (New York, 2011), still photography-live drawing animations for Walk-Pasa-Bouge (New York, Brooklyn and Brussels, Belgium) and soundtrack and animations for the multimedia installation Is there and edge of belief? (Jaen, Spain and Merida, Venezuela, 2009-2010), still photography and installation design for the performance installation collaboration Claim Your Place (Centro Espanol NYC, New York and festival "Les Nuits Euphoriques", Tournefeuille, France), Shifting Gaze has opened the festival "Spain Art Fest'10"  (Times Square, New York, 2010) and closed Region Ø: the Latino Videoart Festival of New York (King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center of NYU, New York, 2011), and "Resonant Streams" (The Value of Water series in the Cathedral Saint John The Divine in New York, 2011). She recently has been working on a video-dance piece, Untitled Mind with renowned French choreographer Alexandre Proia, dancers Catherine Correa and Jonathan Royse Windham
 that premiered at Nuit Blanche 2013 in Washington DC (attended by 11000 people), designed the virtual set of the play Garden of Delights, presented at the Theater for the New City in November 2012, of the performance Landscapes of the Soul (La Mama, October 2012) and of Prologue by Maria Litvan presented at the CPR - Center for Performance Research (February 2013), and created an animation for the opening credits of feature film "White Alligator" (2012). She just finished the video mapping installation for Pikolinos Pop-Up Store in the Meatpacking District in collaboration with ADCAM and the Maasai tribe of Kenya open from April 2013 to January 2014.
Isabelle Duverger was nominated with Laia Cabrera and Ildiko Nemeth for Outstanding Innovative Design (Projection Design, Video-Art and Animations) for The New Stage Theatre Company's production of Garden of Delights in La Mama Theater, NYC, at the New York Innovative Theatre Awards 2013. She is also the recipient of the AVA and Telly Awards for the animation "How the SHIN-NY makes life better?" created for the NYeC campaign.