Isabelle Duverger

Isabelle Duverger

Jersey City, NJ, United States

About Isabelle Duverger

Isabelle Duverger is an award winning French New York based visual artist. Her work as a painter and immersive interactive installation artist has been presented throughout the US and Europe.
Her work includes public art with projection mapping on buildings, immersive interactive video and sound installations, projection art for theater and dance, video-art and animation. She is a three-time New York Innovative Theater Awards nominee for Outstanding Innovative Design. With her long-time collaborator Laia Cabrera, she helped create Coolture Impact interactive public art platform in Times Square, which they inaugurated with their piece “The Now". Her work has been presented in renowned venues such as Spring/Break Art Show (Armory Arts Week), Central Park Summer Stages, Times Square Plaza and St John the Divine Cathedral, La Mama, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York, NJPAC, Flutter Experience Art Gallery, Los Angeles, Nuit Blanche and Georgetown Glow, Washington DC, Teatros del Canal, Madrid, Spain and Tempietto Di Bramante, Roma, Italy among others.

Education

2004-2006 Master in Business Administration, Audencia Nantes Management School (France) specialization in Management of Cultural
Institutions & Aarhus School of Business (Denmark) specialization in Marketing and Communication
2003-2004 Bachelor of sciences in Marketing and Sales, IUT Cergy St Christophe, France
2001-2003 2-year Associate Degree in Graphic Design, Estienne School of Art, Paris, France

Events

ARTIST TALKS
2020      Festival ECOSS, Fabra i Coats, Centre d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2020      JCTC Voices International Theatre Festival, Jersey City, NJ
2020      TrapTalk, Trapology, Boston, MA
2020      Nimbus: Stagedoor, Jersey City, NJ
2020      JCTC Conversations ONLINE: Voices from Around the World, Jersey City, NJ
2018      Business, Design & Technology Conference on Sustainable Cities, Centre for Social Innovation, New York, NY

AWARDS, GRANTS & RESIDENCIES
2020 Grant from FLUTTER EXPERIENCE to create the immersive interactive video and sound installation "Dream-e-scape", Los Angeles
2019 Grant from FLUTTER EXPERIENCE to create the immersive interactive video and sound installation "Illusion", Los Angeles
2018-20 Resident Artists of COOLTURE IMPACT, the largest video interactive public art platform, New York
2018 Spring Break Art Show 2018 Official Selection
2017 Farragut Fund for Catalan Culture in the U.S. Grant
2016 Talent Madrid 2016 Finalist
2016 Telly Awards 2016 Silver Winner for Best Direction (Highest Distinction)
2015 New York Innovative Theater Award Winner for "Night" Outstanding Performance Art Production
2015 New York Innovative Theater Award Nominee for "Night" Outstanding Innovative Design
2014 New York Innovative Theater Award Nominee for "Cosmicomics" Outstanding Innovative Design
2014 Telly Awards 2014 Bronze Winner for Best Art Direction
2013 New York Innovative Theater Award Nominee for "Garden of Delights" Outstanding Innovative Design
2013 Telly Awards 2013 Silver Winner for Best Documentary
2013 Telly Awards 2013 Silver Winner for Best Animation
2013 AVA Digital Awards 2013 Platinum Winner Best video Animation and Best Creativity
2013 AVA Digital Awards 2013 Gold Winner Best Documentary
2010 Residency in Topia Arts New York, USA, May - June 2010

Exhibitions

PAINTING
2021 The Women - City Hall, Jersey City, NJ
2021 People Place Disruption - Nimbus Art Center, Jersey City, NJ
2021 /ˈradək(ə)l/, Congregation B’nai Jacob - Jersey City, NJ
2021 Virtual Gallery in Artsteps
https://www.artsteps.com/view/60ca556dc1ba56f1ab39aa80
2012 SixBetweenTheArts - Harlem, New York, NY

PHOTOGRAPHY
2021 LEMONADE group exhibition, Project Greenville - Art House JC - Jersey City, NJ
2020 WALK-BYE, Canco Park - Jersey City, NJ

PUBLISHED BOOKS
2016 LOVE PEACE & LIGHT children book illustrations (published in English and Spanish)

IMMERSIVE INSTALLATIONS
2021 DREAM-E-SCAPE interactive immersive installation, Flutter Experience, Los Angeles, CA (in production)
2020 WITHIN REACH interactive immersive installation, Art Wall Coolvines Powerhouse, Jersey City, NJ
2019-20 ILLUSION, interactive immersive video and sound art installation, Flutter Experience, Los Angeles, CA
2018-19 THE NOW Public Art Interactive LED Wall Installation, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Times Square, New York (Largest Interactive Art Wall in New York).
2013-19 UNTITLED MIND Indoor and Outdoor Video and sound installation Wonderbread Factory, Nuit Blanche, Washington DC; JCAST HQ, Jersey City; Plaxall Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2018 QUANTUM site specific video installations with mapping at JCAST HQ, Jersey City, NJ
2018 SELF ON THE SHELF Immersive Interactive Site-Specific Video and Sound Installation,
Selected at the Spring/Break Art Show (Part of the Armory Arts Week), NYC
2017 DRAGONS BOOKS AND ROSES Projection Mapping, Deutsches Haus at NYU, NYC
2014-16 AIRE Video Installation Performance Concert, Tempietto Di Bramante – Rome, Italy, Art All Night, Washington DC & Underwear Factory, Poughkeepsie, NY

PROJECTION DESIGN – VIDEO MAPPING FOR THEATER & DANCE
2021 BLACK HENRY (online theater) Atlantic Pacific Theatre, New York, NY
2021 PEOPLE PLACE DISRUPTION (dance) Nimbus Art Center, Jersey City, NJ
2019-20 FALLING SKY (dance) BAM, NY and NJPAC, NJ
2019 LINES IN THE DUST (theater) Jersey City Theater Center, Jersey City, NJ 2018-19 NUTCRACKER (dance) Nimbus Dance Works, Jersey City, NJ
2018 TROJAN WOMEN (theater) Jersey City Theater Center, Jersey City, NJ 2018 PROLOGUE (theater) Jersey City Theater Center, Jersey City, NJ
2016 SINCRONIZADA (theater) Teatro Del Canal, Madrid, Spain
Finalist of Talent Madrid 2016 Festival
2016 NATYASHASTRA (dance) JCC Auditorium at KleinLife Center, Philadelphia, PA 2015 EMILIE (theater) Theater for the New City, NYC
2015 RONENSBOURGH (theater) IATI theater, NYC
2015 NIGHT (theater) Theater for the New City, NYC
New York Innovative Theater Award nominee for Outstanding Innovative design
New York Innovative Theater Award winner for Outstanding Performance Art Production
2014 COSMICOMICS (theater) Dixon Place, NYC
New York Innovative Theater Award nominee for Outstanding Innovative design

ANIMATION & VIDEOART
2020 MICRO-UNIVERSE (Videoart Short Fim)
2019 9th CONFIGURATION (Music Video) Song by The Rentals Co-directed with Laia Cabrera
2018 DISTANCE TO THE MOON Short Animated Film, France/USA, text by Italo Calvino