Emma Dusong Seuils Silencieux September 5 October 24 2014


Through the human voice, talking or singing, Emma Dusong looks for experiences that are alive. Like a breath, her voice follows emotions, transforms and becomes for us the living source of an intemal movement. Within the architecture of Antti Lovag, she imagines to make the house sing. Born in 1982 in France, Emma Dusong lives in Paris. A graduate from the Superior National School of Fine Arts of Paris with honors of the jury, she shows her work in France and abroad since the early 2005. She is also a doctor in Sciences of Arts and Aesthetics, Senior lecturer at the Jules Verne Picardie University and writes on singing within contemporary art and cinema. In 1998-1999, the artist kept a video diary during her year in the US which was exhibited in 2003 at the Espace Croisé. In 2004, her videos were shown at the intentional Film Festival of La Rochelle. In 2006, she made a documentary film installation Facing the pain and alongside her first vocal compositions. In 2008, she was awarded the agnés b. Award, and in 2008-2009 was a resident at Pavilion, the Palais de Tokyo's research lab in Paris. In 2010, Emma Dusong received a grant from Audi Talents Awards at the FIAC and in 2013 was chosen by artist Annette Messager as “Future Talent” for the magazine Sleek. She had shows in 2016 at CRAC Languedoc-Roussillon in Sète, at CAIRN in Digne-Ies-Bains and at Centre Pompidou in Paris during the exhibition Polyphonies.

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