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Born in 1983, Emeric Lhuisset grew up in suburban Paris.
Gradueted 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 has 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 Grand Prix Images Vevey - Leica Prize 2017. He was nominated for the Prix Pictet 2018, for the PH Museum Grant 2018 (Honorable Mention), for the Coal award (2016), the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund Award (2015), for the Niépce Award (2015), for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award (2014) as well as the HSBC Award for Photography (2014).
He published by André Frère Editions and Paradox (Ydoc), "Maydan – Hundred portraits" (2014), "Last water war" (2016), by André Frère Edition and Al-Muthanna "L'autre rive" (2017), by Editions Trocadero "Quand les nuages parleront" (2019) and by Filigranes Editions "Le bruit du silence" (2020).
His work is present in private collections as well as those of 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 is represented by Kalfayan Galleries.
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.