Artist Talk: Emeric Lhuisset


Artist Talk: Emeric Lhuisset

With the support of the SCAC of the French Embassy in Lebanon

Saturday 16 July, 17:30 to 18:30

In French
Free admission

A talk by artist Emeric Lhuisset on his work at the intersection of art and politics, where he will present recent projects including The Last Water War, showing in the current exhibition Let’s Talk About the Weather: Art and Ecology in a Time of Crisis.

Emeric Lhuisset studied art at the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris - Ensba and geopolitics at the University Panthéon-Sorbonne / École Normale Superieur d’Ulm - Center for Geostrategy. His work has been shown around the world including at Tate Modern (London, UK), Museum Folkwang (Essen, Germany), Centquatre (Paris, france), Frac Alsace, Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Rencontres d’Arles (Arles, France), and The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space (Beirut, Lebanon). In 2011, he won the Paris Jeunes Talents Award. More recently, he was nominated for 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). In 2014, he published Maydan–Hundred Portraits on the Ukrainian revolution. He currently teaches contemporary art and geopolitics at the Institute of Political Studies of Paris (Sciences Po).