Biography

Emmanuelle Michaux is a Franco-Swiss artist who lives and works in Paris and Geneva.
She is graduate from Fresnoy, National Studio of Contemporary Arts. Visual artist, she is also a specialist in experimental cinema, screenwriter and director.

SOLO SHOWS

2020
The Sky of My Memory, Manoir de Cologny, Suisse
Devouring time
– Espace Ruine, Genève

2019
What Will Remain of Obscurity – Galerie andata.ritorno, Genève, avec l’aide du FMAC, ville de Genève
Reparing the world – Espace culturel de l’hôpital de Tonnerre, France

2018
When the war started, we did not pay attention to this pictures – Centre des arts de l’Ecole Internationale de Genève, avec le Soutien de l’UNHCR et avec l’aide du Fond cantonal d’art contemporain, DCS, Genève, et du FMAC, ville de Genève

2017
The flowers of life are but illusion, Galerie Patrick Gutknecht, Paris

2016
Monsieur Hass 1931-2015 – Galerie Patrick Gutknecht, Genève
Sculpting in time, artgenève, Galerie Patrick Gutknecht

GROUP SHOWS

2020
Eyes closed – artgenève, Galerie Patrick Gutknecht

2019
The impossibilty of the sea – Espace Témoin, Genève, une proposition de Frédéric Elkaim

2018
When the wind blows through us – artgenève, Galerie Patrick Gutknecht

2002
Madame Bovary, fragments, vidéo et installation – Panorama 3, Le Fresnoy, Commissaire Christophe Kihm

2001
Outside, there’s… – Panorama 2, Le Fresnoy, Commissaire Leonor Nuridsany, avec l’aide de la DRAC Région Nord-Pas-de-Calais pour

PRIX ET SÉLECTIONS

2018
It was my dream (vidéo, 16 mn) – Festival Visions du réel, Suisse

2017
The house (vidéo, 51 mn) – Festival Visions du Réel, Suisse

2010
the strangers (vidéo, 92 mn) – Maison des arts du Grütli, Genève

2003
Outside, there’s… (vidéo, 23 mn) – Rencontres Cinématographiques de Digne les bains
Madame Bovary, fragments (vidéo, 23 mn), Festival de L’Encre à l’écran de Tours

2005
Video for Musée Vacheron Constantin – Laurier de bronze au Festival International du Film du Creusot

1998
Sands (film, 4 mn) – 6e Biennale Internationale du film sur l’art du Centre Georges Pompidou

1996
Chromatic rain (film, 2 mn) – 5e biennale internationale du film sur l’art du Centre Georges Pompidou

PUBLICATIONS and CONFERENCE

2020
The sky of my memory, 4 August 2008 – 26 July 2020 – 340 pages, ISBN: 978-2-9574440-0-7

From the invention of Cinema to expérimental movies – Conferences in Barbara Polla Gallery Analix Forever and in collaboration of Artnow ! Frederic Elkaïm

2015
Sculpting in time Catalogue published by Patrick Gutknecht Gallery, with Hervé Le Goff’s paper and Arthur Dreyfus’s interview

2014
Filming space, conceiving the city – Seminars at the HEAD Genève

2011
the strangers, notes for making a film – book published by Filosphère

2009
Circular paintings history – Conferences at Paris III Sorbonne University

2006
The Links between architecture and filmmaking – Conference for the annual assembly of the Society of Architects and Engineers of Geneva

2004
Paris and the World Fairs – book published by the Artistic Action of the City of Paris

1998
From Pictural panorama to circular cinema, origins and history of another type of cinema – book published by L’Harmattan, Collection champ visuel

CURSUS

2002
Gratuades from Fresnoy, Studio national des arts contemporains

2000
Aesthetics of total cinema – Starts a thesis with Jacques Aumont at the EHESS Paris (School for Higher Education in Social Sciences)

1998
The Total Cinéma – Post-graduate diploma in filmmaking at Paris 8
A trimester on a Master’s in screenplay writing at UCLA
European conservatory of audiovisual writing in Paris (CEEA)
From Pictural panorama to circular cinéma – Master’s degree in cinéma at Paris 8

1994
Encounter of cinema and Surrealism between 1918 and 1930 – Master’s degree in modern literature at Paris IV Sorbonne