QUALIA - RESUMES

LAIA CABRERA

New York - Barcelona

Film and Video Artist and Visual Designer

Laia Cabrera is a Spanish filmmaker and video artist based in New York. She merges cinematic arts, dance, music, theater and visual arts. Recipient of many awards including KrTU Young Creators, the National Catalan Art Grant (CONCA), AVA and Telly awards, NYIT awards 2015 winner for Best Art Production and 3-time nominee for Outstanding Innovative Video Design and winner of the Kodak & Color Lab award for Best Cinematic film for Under Influence. Her work includes traditional and experimental filmmaking, multimedia-theater and video-mapped site-specific installations presented worldwide and commissioned by major institutions. She is currently the artistic director of LAIA CABRERA & CO co-founded with French animator Isabelle Duverger, a team of visual artists producing a wide range of multimedia projects. www.laiacabrera.com

 

 

GRANTS, AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

 

2019      Grant from FLUTTER EXPERIENCE to create the immersive interactive video and sound installation "Illusion", Los Angeles
2018      Resident Artists of COOLTURE IMPACT, the largest video interactive public art platform, New York
2018      Official Selection of SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Armory Arts Week, New York

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      Grant from Georgetown Business Improvement District, Washington DC

2015      Grant from DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities

2015      New York Innovative Theater Award Winner for the multimedia theater piece  "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      CONCA Grant for "Claim your Place" from the Consell Nacional de la Cultura I de les Arts, Catalonia, Spain

2010      Residency in Topia Arts New York, USA, May - June 2010

2009      Residency L'animal a l'esquena. Nu2's, Celrà, Spain, Nov 2009

2002      Best Cinematic Film Award for "Under Influence" at The 23rd Annual Invitational Film Festival, NY

2000      KrTU Award for Young Creators for the international exhibition and multimedia project "Neutral Identities" by the Department of

              Culture of the Government of Catalonia, Spain

1997      "Year Lumière" project Two-year research Grant by the Audiovisual Communication Department of the Autonomous University

              of Barcelona, Spain


 

VIDEO PROJECTION MAPPING (Shows and Installations)

2019     "Illusion" video and sound immersive interactive installation, Flutter Experience, Los Angeles, CA
2019     "Untitled Mind" videoart installation, Plaxall Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2018     "Shifting Gaze" "Untitled Mind" & "Quantum" videoart installations for JCAST HQ, Jersey City, NJ

2018-2019 "The Now" Public Art Interactive LED Wall Installation, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Times Square, New York (Largest Interactive
              Art Wall in New York). Created by Isabelle Duverger and Laia Cabrera, Interactivity by NoirFlux, Curated by Coolture New York

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), Times Square, New York. Created by Isabelle Duverger and Laia Cabrera, Interactivity by
              Nicola Carpegianni, Curated by Christine Miele

2017      Building Projection Mapping for Deutsches Haus' 40th anniversary

              Video Projection Mapping, Visuals and Animations by Laia Cabrera & Isabelle Duverger (Laia Cabrera & Co),

              Deutsches Haus at NYU - Friday, September 22, 2017

2017      “Dragons & Books & Roses” building projection mapping on Washington Square Mews in which architecture, drawn illustrations,

              animations and movement come together in a visual celebration of literature and the legend of Sant Jordi in the heart of Greenwich

              Village, Manhattan, organized by The Farragut Fund for Catalan Culture in the U.S. and the Catalan Institute of America.

2017      “Morgxn – XX” Projection Mapping for Music Video

2016      “Aire: Visual Concert for Nomads” Site-Specific Visual Concert and Projection Mapping,

              Underwear Factory, Poughkeepsie, Hudson Valley New York, as a large scale 5000 sq/ft visual concert performed live with an

              ensemble orchestra and sponsored by Art Mid Hudson, NYSCA. Created by Laia Cabrera (Film Direction), Javier Moreno

              Sanchez (Music Direction) and Isabelle Duverger (Video Mapping, Animations)

2016      “La Noche From Spain” Video mapped Installation designed for the Amster Yard, an interior garden at the Instituto Cervantes

              New York, organized by The Instituto Cervantes, the Spanish Tourism Board and conceived by Spain Fresh.

2015      “Shifting Gaze @ GLOW” Film-Art-Music installation conceived and directed by Laia Cabrera, Music by Erica Glyn, Animations

              and Mapping by Isabelle Duverger, Georgetown Glow Festival, Washington DC projected on the main Wall of the Georgetown

              Canal as a large site-specific immersive video mapped installation and commission by the Georgetown Business improvement

              District (BID) and the Spanish Embassy in DC.

2015      “Aire: Visual Concert for Nomads” Site-Specific Visual Concert and Projection Design, Art All Night, Washington DC, projected on

              the Neoclassical building of the Bank of America as a large scale visual concert performed live with an ensemble orchestra and

              sponsored by the DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities, DC. Created and directed by Laia Cabrera in collaboration with

              Javier Moreno Sanchez (music direction), Isabelle Duverger (Video Mapping, animations)

2015      “The Garden Party” Video mapped Installation, Institute Cervantes, New York, curated by the Spanish artist and choreographer

              Blanca Li in collaboration with Spain Fresh.

2014      “City In Motion” Triptych Video mapped Installation & animations commissioned by Reebok Creative Hub and Spain Fresh,

              White Box Gallery, SoHo, New York.

2014      “Aire” Video Installation Performance Concert, Tempietto Di Bramante – Rome, Italy

              in collaboration with Javier Moreno (music direction), Isabelle Duverger (Video Mapping, animations), Isabel Cadenas (Poetry)

              and Lucia Miranda (Stage Management)

2013      “Untitled mind” Indoor and Outdoor Video and sound installation with mapping in collaboration with Isabelle Duverger,

              Wonderbread Factory, Nuit Blanche, Washington DC

2013      “Bon Bagay: Art Auction and Charity event for Haiti” Mixed media projection and mapping, Raw Space, Harlem, New York.

2013      “Pikolinos Pop-Up Store” Video Installation Mapping Meatpacking District, NYC, 
listed as the 10 best designed stores in the world

2013      “Maasai Project” Video mapped sound installation/lab/exhibit about the Maasai women in Kenya, commissioned by Pikolinos,               Pop up Store-NY Chelsea, New York

2012      “Landscape of the Soul” multimedia visual concert with 17 video mapped screens with world-percussionist multi-instrumentalist

              Nacho Arimany. La Mama, NYC

2011      "Resonant Streams: An Ancient Call" (large site-specific visual installation performance) in collaboration with LiquidBody Dance

              Company. “The Value of Water” series at the Cathedral Saint John The Devine in New York, November 2011

2010-11 “Shifting Gaze” Video-Art-Music Installation, Times Square Alliance program. Conceived and directed by Laia Cabrera. Music by

              Erica Glyn and Animations by Isabelle Duverger, Spain Art Fest’10 in Times Square, commission by the Consulate of Spain in NY,

              and 360 degree immersive video mapping projection design at REGION 0 International Video Art Festival of New York,

              March 2011, produced by Laura Turegano and curated by Eva Mendoza.

2009-11 “Walk Pasa Bouge V1” Hopla, Festival of Circus Arts of Brussels, Belgium, 2011

2010      “Claim Your Place” (Video-Installation-Performance) Conceived and directed by Laia Cabrera and Nuria Legarda. Performed at

              Centro Español NYC, New York, NY, May 2010. Tournefeuille Festival Les Nuits Euphoriques, France,
 June 2010. Festival New

              Tendencies Terrassa (TNT), Spain. September 2010. Festival Cos Reus, Spain,
 October 2010. Project commissioned by Topia

              Arts Center, CAER and CAET with funding from Consell Nacional de la Cultura I de les Arts (CONCA), Catalunya, Spain

2010      “Nacho Arimany Trio” (Concert-VideoArt) An improvisional and free dialogue with live music and live visuals, BAM and Zora Art

              Space, Brooklyn, NY

2009      “Playing Equality” (Dance-theater-Video), Video Art by Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger, Produced and performed by Puy

              Navarro and Francisco Reyes. Commissioned by the Generalitat Valenciana, for the International Universities Forum 2009 and

              the Valencian Foundation for Human Rights. International University Forum on “Poverty Eradication: A Challenge for Universities

              Worldwide” at Boricua College of the City University of New York, November 23, 2009. Festival Internacional de Teatro Social

              'ReACT'” sponsored by the Fundación por la Justicia, Valencia, Spain. May 17, 2010,

2007-09 “For Feather” (Visual-Concert) in collaboration with composer and musician Erica Glyn. 4 Video streams projected live in

              conjunction with live musicians performed at Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2008, The Waterloo, Cleveland,

              The Subway, Cincinnati, OH, Monkey Town, 2009, Zebulon, 2008, Joe’s Pub & Rose, 2007

2008      “Touching Gravity 2/Tilt” (Dance Video) Interactive, aerial videodance-website choreographed and performed by Caryn Heilman

              of LiquidBody MediaDance. Project commissioned by the New Radio and Performing Arts, Inc. with funding from the Andy

              Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.  

2006      “Send” (live music & live visuals) in collaboration with musician Bryan Noll (Concrescense) performed at Nublu, Manhattan, NY,

              Zebulon, Brooklyn, NY, Laila, Brooklyn, NY

2003      “Beacon” Performed at Holy Water Lower East Side; SUNY Purchase Dance Theater & Puffin Cultural Forum.

 

FILM & VIDEO ART (Directing, Editing And Cinematography)

 

2018      "The Sublime Connection" - Videoart Piece, New York

2017      “Taksu” - Alexandra Mor Tagua Seed collection and Bali journey documentary directed by Laia Cabrera in collaboration with
              Isabelle Duverger, premiered in Vogue, New York City - September 6th, 2017

2017      "Close-up: María Dolores Jiménez-Blanco", Short Documentary about Art and Power, commission by KJCC at NYU, New York.

2016      “Quantum” Film-Art-Music piece, Conceived and directed by Laia Cabrera. Music by Erica Glyn and Animations by Isabelle Duverger

2015      “Kavli Human Project” Short Documentary, Directed by Laia Cabrera, Assistant Director Isabelle Duverger with the support of
              The Kavli Foundation, the Kavli HUMAN Project (KHP)

2015      “I AM” Haute Jewelry Designer Alexandra Mor Story & Inspiration. Film directed by Laia Cabrera, Assistant Director
              Isabelle Duverger. Featured in Vogue Jewelry

2014      “Untitled mind” Film for installation and cinematic presentation, Nuit Blanche, Washington DC. Video Dance Short Film,         

              Directed by Laia Cabrera. Choreography by Alexander Proia. Performed by Catherine Correa and Jonathan Royse Windham.

              Production design and special effect by Isabelle Duverger. Music by Javier Moreno.

2013      "An Ecosystem Transforming Healthcare Through Technology" NYeC 2013. Telly Awards 2014 for Best Art Direction

2012      “How the SHINY Makes Life Better” NYeC 2012
. Best video Animation and Best Creativity, AVA Digital Awards 2013 Platinium

              Winner, Laia Cabrera & Co.

2011      “Shifting Gaze Film” (Film-Video) Conceived and directed by Laia Cabrera. Music by Erica Glyn and Animations by Isabelle Duverger.

              Presented at Spain Art Fest’10, Times Square; KJCC REGION 0 International Video Art Festival of New York, March 2011, Institute

              Cervantes of London, England June 2012, El Tragaluz Digital de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, July 2012, Centro Cultural Cuale,

              Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, March 2012.

2010      “Monegros-Nueva York” (video New York) Presented at the exhibition Desiertos y Cardenales by Teresa Ramón with the

              collaboration of the Art-Lab at La Lonja, Zaragoza, Spain, from November 19, 2010 to January 2, 2011.

2009      “Is there an edge of belief” (mixed media) Produced and directed by Laia Cabrera, Presented at the 2nd edition of the

              multidisciplinary festival "Jaen en Femenino", Jaen, Spain. Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo ULA 2010, Mérida,

              Venezuela.

2008      “New York” (mixed media), Created and edited by Laia Cabrera. Presented at the exhibition "NY (p) NY (f) David Besora" at the

              Sala Gòtica, Institut d'Estudis Ilerdencs, Lleida, Spain, from July 3 to September 14, 2008.

2006      “Singularity” (film & video art). Produced and directed by Laia Cabrera, Inaugurated the International Video and Animation Festival

              "Animac" in Spain, Lleida 2006.  “Festival Internacional de Teatro Social 'ReACT'” sponsored by the Fundación por la Justicia,

              Valencia, Spain.

2003      “Invisible” (fiction/16 mm film), Vertiginosas (islands) production. Written and directed by Laia Cabrera. Premiered at Two Boots

              Pioneer Theater, NY. Official selection: Milano Film Festival 2006, Kinoforum Festival, “Mostra International” Brasil 2005, Film

              Screening series at Topia Arts Center, MA.

2002      “Dropped”, a multimedia essay (video) Vertiginosas (islands) production. Directed by Laia Cabrera. Knowledge Union, Media

              Studies Screening program, NYC.

2001      “Under Influence” (experimental/16mm film), NY. Produced and directed by Laia Cabrera. Best Cinematic Film at the 23rd.

              Annual Invitational Film Festival, New York.Annual Invitational Film Festival, NY, Land Escape 2001, Two Boots, USA; Screen

              Addictions Spain, Ocho y Medio, Quito, Ecuador. Screenings and Films Festivals: Land Escapes Mount Desert Symposium in the

              Arts. Bar Harbor, Maine, USA; The 23rd Annual New School Invitational Film Festival.  New York, USA; Enfoque en NY.  Quito,

              Ecuador. New York, USA; Screen Addictions, Exhibition of video creations, Barcelona, Spain.

2000      “Falling Apart” (fiction/digital film) written by Maria Litvan. Co-direction and cinematography. Cast: Jordi Rico, Carme Poll.

              Vertiginosas (islands) production, NY.

1999      “A Dos Parto” (video), Theater and Trapeze Company Lorrojo, Argentina / Spain.

1998      “Lines” (fiction/16mm Film), Written by Maria Litvan. Co-direction and film editing. Produced by Vertiginosas islands, NY.

 

 

MULTIMEDIA THEATER (Video Creation & Projection Design)

2018      "Jersey City Nutcracker", Nimbus Dance Company, Jersey City, NJ
2018      "Trojan Women" Multimedia Theater Play written by Euripides, Jersey City Theater Center, Jersey City, NJ

2018      "Prologue" Multimedia Theater Play written and directed by Maria Litvan, Jersey City Theater Center, Jersey City, NJ

2017      “Else & Henry” Video art and video projection mapping, Espacio Inestable, Valencia, Spain - September 2017, received the

              "Nuestras Voces" award by the MetLife Foundation.

2017-16 “Sincronizada” a play by Mar Gomez Glez, Scenography & Video Projection Mapping,

              Teatro Del Canal, Madrid, Spain - Finalist of Talent Madrid 2016 Festival, Microteatro, 2017 Madrid.

2015      “Emilie” by Radegund Hain, a multimedia play by Katie Naka produced by Stephanie Schmiderer, Markus Hirnigel and presented

              at the Theater For the New City, NYC.

2015      “Ronensbourgh” by Beatriz Cabur, a Multimedia Theater Play by AENY presented at IATI theater, NYC.

2015      “Night” by Charles Mee, a Multimedia Theater Play by The New Stage Theater Company presented at the Theater For the

              New City, NYC.
              New York Innovative Theater Award nominee for Outstanding Innovative design (Projection Design, Visuals and Animations)
              New York Innovative Theater Award winner for Outstanding Performance Art Production

2014      “Cosmicomics” by The New Stage Theater Company presented at Dixon Place, New York. New York Innovative Theater Award
              nominee for best projection design.

2013      “Prologue” directed by Maria Litvan. Video and video projections Presented at the Center of Performance Research

2012      “Garden of Delights” by renown playwriter Fernando Arrabal, a Multimedia Theater Play by The New Stage Theater Company
              presented at The Theater for the New City, New York. New York Innovative Theater Award nominee for best projection design.

2011      “The Road To Happiness” (Theater Play). Projection designed by Laia Cabrera and Isabelle Duverger (video,
              illustrations/Animations and mapping in space). 
Presented March 16-18 at the Austrian Cultural Forum, New York

2010      “Mapping Mobius” (Multimedia theater play) New Stage Theater Company, La Mama, NYC, Dec 2010

2008      “La Jaula Bajo El Trapo” (Multimedia theater play) Video Art by Laia Cabrera, performed at the Festival Teatro Vivo the King Juan
              Carlos Center, New York University, New York .

2008      “Life is a dream” (Multimedia theater play) performed at the Festival de Teatro Clásico de Almagro. July, 2008.

2004-26 “Some Hysteric, Some Historic” (Multimedia theater play) - New Stage Theater Company, NY performed at Soto Velez Clemente
              Flamboyant Theater NY. 2007, IT Awards nomination.

2004      “Psyche” (Theater play with trapeze, aerial dance and visual metaphors) – Directed by Maria LItvan,Vertiginosas Islands
              Production, NY. Performed at Context Studios, NY

2003      “Come & GO” (Multimedia theater play) - New Stage Theater Company, NY. Walkerspace, Soho, NY

2001      “Women slightly on the edge” (Multimedia theater play) - American Globe Theater, NY,

 

FILM EDITING

 

2013      “Hannah Arendt” Documentary on the making of the feature film by Margarethe Von Trotta, included in the US distribution
              of DVD and BluRay

2013      “The Feminine Trilogy: Part 1: Dark Pregnancy”, Dance piece choreograph by Catherine Correa. Cinematography and editing,
              Laia Cabrera & Co.

2012-13 "Why We Do This Work" NYeC Campain 2012, Gold Winner for Best Documentary, AVA Digital Awards 2013 and
              Telly Awards 2013, Laia Cabrera & Co.

2010-11 “Rediscovering Kate Carew” (upcoming feature), A historical documentary, produced by Jaffa Films, New York.

2008      Cachao, Uno Mas (Documentary Color, 68min). 
Featuring Andy Garcia, and Cachao. Produced by the Doc Film Institute of
              San Francisco. (San Francisco International Film Festival; 2009 Miami International Film Festival; 12th International Latino Film
              Festival; San Diego Latino Film Festival-CACHAO, 6ª edición del IN-EDIT, festival internacional de cine documental musical de
              Barcelona, aired on PBS’s American Master, 2010)

2007      Shut Up and Do It (Feature film). Produced by 222 productions, NY. A Puerto Rico/US.latino film. (23rd CHICAGO LATINO FILM
              FESTIVAL, NEW YORK LATINO FESTIVAL 2007)

2007      The World of Vija Vetra (Documentary). Film Postproduction Supervisor. Produced by Kosticfilms, NY. Las Vegas Film Festival,
              Silver Ace Award Winner 2010, Asheville Film Festival North Carolina, Harvard Independent Film Group, Docufest Atlanta,
              Flickerings @ Cornerstone, Festival June 2007 USA)

 

WRITING - PUBLICATIONS

 

1998      “L’Estança” Author of the play, LA GARGOLA-TEATRE, El submarí, Barcelona, Spain

1997      “De la Tierra a las Estrellas” Author of the play Teatre Màlic, Barcelona, Spain

1997      “Arrebatos”, thematic book, Editorial Larousse Planeta, Spain

1997       “The Ambigious Gaze, An Approach to Neus Buira’s Art Work”, article published by Transversal, #4, Barcelona, Spain

1996      “Iconópolis” Dramaturgy. A theater play by Julian Hunt, Barcelona, Spain.

1996      “El Cuerpo del Arquitecto”, text for the exhibition, Architecture Institute of Barcelona, Spain.

1994      “La Sangre del Alma”, Collection of poems published by the University of Philology, Spain

1992           “Caducidad del Sentido”, poetic-essay book, nº XII Collection Dama Ginebra, Spain

 

 

ARTISTIC DIRECTION

2010-16  Founding Partner and Creative Director of LAIA CABRERA & CO LLC, Film-Video-Art, NY

2005-16  Advisory Board Member, Textile Development & Marketing, Fashion Institute of Technology, NY
2007-10  Member of the Board of Directors of Topia Arts Center, MA, USA

1997-10  Co-founder of the film and theater company Vertiginosas (islands), NY-BCN

1997-98  Co-founder of “IET projectes de recerca” (IET research projects) and artistic co-director of the International
              
exhibition Neutral Identities supported by the Department of Culture of the Catalan Government, Spain

 

 

EDUCATION

2001       Master in Film Production at The New School University, NY

1993       MFA in Audiovisual Communication at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

1991       BFA in Media Studies at the UAB (Autonomous University of Barcelona), Spain

1985       Graduated in Music and Composition at the Conservatoire of Barcelona, Spain

 

  

Catherine Correa

New York

Performance Artist

Highly creative and multi-talented Dancer, Teacher, and Actress with extensive experience in global performance art and production. Skilled in movement, body language portrayal, and character development. Exceptional ability to utilize abstract concepts and capture an audience. Broad, successful background in classical ballet, contemporary dance, and theater performance and production.

 

PERFORMANCE

Sagitarius S.A 2018 EMPAC Troy, New York

Prologue, 2013, 2018- Jersey City Theater Center- New Jersey

No Shimmering Cowboys, 2018 - Highline Festival – New York, NY

La Madea, 2015 to 2018– Residency Programs & Festivals.

Danaka Dance, 2013 to 2015 – Lightbox, Irondale Theater, Out of Israel Festival

Un Tanguito Cualquiera, 2013 to 2015 – Residency Programs & Festivals

The New Stage Theater Company, 2007 to 2015 – Various Shows – New York. NY

Uqbar Tango, 2004- 2007- Residency Programs & Festivals

CONSULTATION & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Leap NYC, 2018, K-1st grade physical theater and story telling.

Dancing Classroom, 2018 – 5th Grade Ballroom Classes.

Scratch Studio, 2016 to 2018 – Bogota, Colombia – Creative Movement and Physical Theater

Dramaturgy Consultant, 2016 – New York City – Instituto coreografico; Ballet Hispanico,

Linea Recta with choreographer Annabelle Lopez- Ochoa.

Movement and Dramaturgy Consultant 2017- New York City- Danaka Dance

Physical Theater Workshops, 2013 to 2014 – The Amoralists Theater Company & The New Stage Theater Company, NY, New York

Contemporary Classes, 2014 – Substitute Teacher – Valentina Koslova Dance Conservatory of New York

Beginner Ballet, 2005 – Fancy Feet Dance Studio

CHOREOGRAPHY

Garden of Delights, 2012 – The New Stage Theater, New York, NY – Theater of the New City

The Cheaters Club, 2013 to 2014, Enter Forest Lawn 2013 to 2014 – The Amoralists Theater Company

PRODUCTION

The Cellular life of Stella Chondriac- 2019 (In Production)

Untitled Mind Movie, 2013 – Washington, D.C.

Chronicles of a Uterus – 2005 -New York, NY

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Theatre, 2019

SUNY Empire State College

Fundación Ballet Priscilla Welton – Bogota, Colombia

Vaganova Ballet Academy – Saint Petersburg, Russia

Joffrey Ballet School – New York, NY

Siti Company NYC – Viewpoints & Susuki

DEL Early Childhood Educational Harkness Dance Center

Awards & Distinctions

New York Innovative Award

Nominee for Outstanding Actress in a Featured Role, 2008

Nominee for Outstanding Production of a Play, 2013

Winner for Best Outstanding Performance Art Production, 2015

ISABELLE DUVERGER

New York - Paris

Animation and Projection Mapping Artist

Isabelle Duverger is an award winning New York based French animator, illustrator and video-mapper working in the US and Europe. She has been collaborating with Laia Cabrera on the creation of site-specific video installations and multimedia shows. She is a three-time NYIT nominee for Outstanding Innovative Video and Projection Design. She has performed in renowned venues such as Times Square Plaza, St John the Divine Cathedral, New York, Nuit Blanche Washington DC, Tempietto Di Bramante, Rome, Italy among others. www.isabelleduverger.com

ANIMATIONS

2018    DISTANCE TO THE MOON Short Animated Film, France/USA, text by Italo Calvino
2018    THE SUBLIME CONNECTION (Videoart Short Fim) co-created with Laia Cabrera, presented at the Hamptons Jewelry Show
2017    HOW WE WORK (Short Animated Fim) for the Center for Popular Democracy
2017    TAKSU (court-métrage documentaire) co-created with Laia Cabrera, presented at Vogue
2016    SINCRONIZADA by Mar Gomez Glez, Teatro Del Canal, Madrid, Spain - Finalist of Talent Madrid 2016 Festival
2016    STOP THE HANGRY (Animation) Beefsteak – Food Inc
2015    VEGETABLE UNLEASHED (Animation) Beefsteak – Food Inc
2015    KAVLI HUMAN PROJECT (Short Documentary) New York, Boston, Washington DC, funded by the Kavli foundation and New York
            University
2015    I AM (Short Documentary), on Alexandra Mor, Jewelry Design. Featured in Vogue JewelryTelly Awards 2016
2014    SHINNY API (Animation) New York eHealth Collaborative, Campaign For The State Of New York
2014    CUSP IS HERE (Short Documentary) New York University Center for Urban Science and Progress, New York
2013    AN ECOSYSTEM TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY (Animation) New York eHealth Collaborative,
            Campaign For The State Of New York. Telly Awards 2014
2013    PATIENT PORTAL FOR NEW YORKER (Animation) New York eHealth Collaborative, Campaign For The State Of New York
            Communicator Award 2013
2013    UNTITLED MIND (Video-Dance Piece) With Catherine Correa And Choreographer Alexander Proia.
            Presented at Art All Night DC 2013     
2012    HOW SHINNY MAKES LIFE BETTER (Animation) New York eHealth Collaborative, Campaign For The State Of New York.
            AVA Digital Awards 2013 and Telly Awards 2013
2012    GARDEN OF DELIGHTS (Multimedia Theater Play) Theater For The New City, New York  - Nominated For The New York
            Innovative Theater Awards 2013
2012    LANDSCAPES OF THE SOUL (Video Installation Concert) Performed At La Mama Theater, New York
2013    WHITE ALLIGATOR (Feature Film) Opening And Closing Credits Animation
            Golden Door International Film Festival, International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival,
            Bled Film Festival, The Art of Bklyn Film Festival
2011    ALL I WANNA DO (Music Video) Song by Erica Glyn From Album “Static”
2011    ROAD TO HAPPINESS (Theater Play) Presented At The Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
2010    SHIFTING GAZE (Short Film) – Spain Art Fest 2010, Times Square Plaza Region Zero Festival, King Juan Carlos I Of Spain Center
            Of New York University, Centro Metropolitano de Diseño. Buenos Aires, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, Spain, Centro de
            Iniciativas Culturales, Sevilla, Spain, Contemporary Art Gallery Canary Islands Government, El Tragaluz Digital. Santa Cruz de
            Tenerife, Spain, Festival Close Up, Cuale Cultural Center, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico,
            Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC, USA
2010    MAPPING MÖBIUS (Theater Play), Performed At La Mama Theater, NYC
2009    WALK-PASA-BOUGE (Silk-Video-Sound-Animation Performance) with Laia Cabrera And Cia Lorrojo At Monkey Town, Brooklyn -
            Pianos, LES - Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, And Glasslands Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC.
2009    UNTIL THERE (Sound-Video Tour-Performance) With Laia Cabrera And For Feather At The Subway (Cincinnati) And THE Waterloo
            (Cleveland), Ohio And At Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NYC
2009    IS THERE AN EDGE OF BELIEF (Film Installation) By Laia Cabrera, Jaen Femenino Festival, Spain
2009    WALK (Silk-Sound-Video-Drawings Performance) with Laia Cabrera And Cia Lorrojo Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NYC
2008    EL ULTIMO VIAJE, LA CUCARACHETA MATUNA, THE DANCE, OPERACION GALLO ROJO (Theater Plays)
            Festival Inspiracion, Julia de Burgos Cultural Center, NYC
2008    LA JAULA BAJO EL TRAPO (Multimedia Theater Play) King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, New York
2008    FOR FEATHER (Visual Concert) At BAM CAFE, Brooklyn - New York
2008    GRACE HOTEL (Video Installation) Fashion Week Press Party, New York

PROJECTION DESIGN – VIDEO MAPPING

2019     ILLUSION video and sound immersive interactive installation, Flutter Experience, Los Angeles, CA
2019     UNTITLED MIND videoart installation, Plaxall Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2018     SHIFTING GAZE, UNTITLED MIND & QUANTUM videoart installations for JCAST HQ, Jersey City, NJ

2018-2019    THE NOW Public Art Interactive LED Wall Installation, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Times Square, New York
            (Largest Interactive Art Wall in New York). Created by Isabelle Duverger and Laia Cabrera, Interactivity by NoirFlux and Karan Parikh,

            Curated by Coolture Impact
2018    PROLOGUE Multimedia Theater Play written and directed by Maria Litvan, at the Jersey City Theater Center, 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), Times Square, New York. Created by Isabelle Duverger and Laia Cabrera, Interactivity by Nicola
            Carpegianni, Curated by Christine Miele
2017    DRAGONS BOOKS AND ROSES Projection Mapping for St Jordi New York Festival, Deutsches Haus at NYU, University Place,
            New York City, NY Commissioned by the Farragut Fund for Catalan Culture
2016    MADRID WORLD PRIDE Triptych Video Installation commissioned by the city of Madrid, White Box Gallery, SoHo, New York
2016    AIRE: VISUAL CONCERT FOR NOMADS Site-Specific Visual Concert and Projection Design, Underwear Factory, Poughkeepsie,
            Hudson Valley New York, as a large scale 5000 sq/ft visual concert performed live with an ensemble orchestra and sponsored by
            Art Mid Hudson, NYSCA. Created by Laia Cabrera (Film Direction), Javier Moreno Sanchez (Music Direction) and Isabelle Duverger
            (Video Mapping, Animations)
2016    NATYASHASTRA dance piece by Viji Rao at the JCC Auditorium at the KleinLife Center, Philadelphia, PA with the support of the
            National Endowment for the Arts and the Knight Foundation
2016    LA NOCHE FROM SPAIN Video mapped Installation, Institute Cervantes, NewYork with Javier Moreno (production), Laia Cabrera
            (Visual Direction) and Isabelle Duverger (Video Mapping, Animations)
2015    SHIFTING GAZE @ GLOW Film-Art-Music installation conceived and directed by Laia Cabrera, Music by Erica Glyn, Animations and
            Mapping by Isabelle Duverger, Georgetown Glow Festival, Washington DC projected on the main Wall of the Georgetown Canal as
            a large site-specific immersive video mapped installation and commission by the Georgetown Business improvement District (BID)
            and the Spanish Embassy in DC.
2015    EMILIE multimedia play by Radegund Hain, produced by Stephanie Schmiderer and Markus Hirnigel and presented at the Theater
            For the New City, NYC with support of the Austrian Cultural Forum
2015    AIRE VISUAL CONCERT FOR NOMADS Site-Specific Visual Concert and Projection Design, Art All Night, Washington DC, projected
            at the Neoclassical building of the Bank of America as a large scale visual concert performed live with an ensemble orchestra and
            sponsored by the DC Commission for the Arts and Humanities, DC.
2015    THE GARDEN PARTY Video mapped Installation, Institute Cervantes, New York in collaboration with Javier Moreno (production)
            and Laia Cabrera (Visuals)
2015    RONENSBOURGH by Beatriz Cabur, a Multimedia Theater Play by AENY presented at IATI theater, NYC.
2015    NIGHT by Charles Mee, a Multimedia Theater Play by The New Stage Theater Company presented at the Theater For the New City,
            NYC. New York Innovative Theater Award nominee for Outstanding Innovative design (Projection Design, Visuals and
            Animations), New York Innovative Theater Award winner for Outstanding Performance Art Production
2015    THE SUPREME PRICE: AN EVENING WITH HAFSAT ABIOLA Video Installation Soho, New York City. Hafsat Abiola, Nigerian
            human rights, civil rights and democracy activist, and the founder of KIND, a not-for-profit organization focusing primarily on Nigeria
2015    DOLLARS FOR THIEVES Indoor/Outdoor Video Installation. Music by Erica Glyn. Matt Torrey's, Williamsburg, New York
2014    CITY IN MOTION Video mapped Installation commissioned by Reebok, White Box Gallery, SoHo, New York in collaboration with
            Javier Moreno (production) and Isabelle Duverger (Video Mapping, Animations)
2014    AIRE Video Installation Performance Concert, Tempietto Di Bramante – Rome, Italy with Laia Cabrera (Film Direction), Javier Moreno
            (Music Direction), Isabelle Duverger (Video Mapping), Isabel Cadenas (Poetry) and Lucia Miranda (Stage Management)
2014    COSMICOMICS Multimedia Theater Play inspired by Italo Calvino, with The New Stage Theater Company presented at
            Dixon Place, NYC. New York Innovative Theater Award nominee for Outstanding Innovative design (Projection Design,
            Visuals and Animations)
2013    PROLOGUE  Multimedia Theater Play directed by Maria Litvan presented at the Center of Performance Research
2013    UNTITLED MIND Indoor and Outdoor Video and sound installation with mapping in collaboration with Isabelle Duverger,
            Wonderbread Factory, Nuit Blanche, Washington DC
2013    BON BAGAY: ART AUCTION AND CHARITY EVENT FOR HAITI Mixed media projection and mapping, Raw Space, Harlem,
            New York.
2013    PIKOLINOS POP-UP STORE Video Installation Mapping Meatpacking District, NYC,
            listed as the 10 best designed stores in the world
2013    MAASAI PROJECT Video mapped sound installation/lab/exhibit about the Maasai women in Kenya, commissioned by Pikolinos,
            Pop up Store-NY Chelsea, New York
2012    GARDEN OF DELIGHTS Multimedia Theater Play written by Fernando Arrabal, by The New Stage Theater Company
            presented at The Theater for the New City, NYC. New York Innovative Theater Award nominee for Outstanding
            Innovative design (Projection Design, Visuals and Animations)
2012    LANDSCAPE OF THE SOUL multimedia visual concert with 17 video mapped screens with world-percussionist multi-instrumentalist
            Nacho Arimany. La Mama, NYC
2011    RESONNANT STREAMS: AN ANCIENT CALL" (large site-specific visual installation performance) in collaboration with LiquidBody
            Dance Company. “The Value of Water” series at the Cathedral Saint John The Devine in New York, November 2011
2011    THE ROAD TO HAPPINESS Multimedia Theater Play. Presented March 16-18 at the Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
2011    SHIFTING GAZE Video Installation Performance, presented in Region Zero Festival, King Juan Carlos I Of Spain Center Of
            New York University, New York
2010    CLAIM YOUR PLACE (Video-Installation-Performance) Conceived and directed by Laia Cabrera and Nuria Legarda. Performed at
            Centro Español NYC, New York, NY, May 2010. Tournefeuille Festival Les Nuits Euphoriques, France, June 2010. Festival New
            Tendencies Terrassa (TNT), Spain. September 2010. Festival Cos Reus, Spain, October 2010. Project commissioned by Topia Arts
            Center, CAER and CAET with funding from Consell Nacional de la Cultura I de les Arts (CONCA), Catalunya, Spain
2010    MAPPING MÖBIUS Multimedia theater play by New Stage Theater Company, presented at La Mama Theater, NYC
2009    WALK-PASA-BOUGE Silk-Video-Sound-Animation Performance with Laia Cabrera And Cia Lorrojo At Monkey Town, Brooklyn -
            Pianos, LES - Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, And Glasslands Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC.
2009    PLAYING EQUALITY Multimedia Dance-theater Produced and performed by Puy Navarro & Francisco Reyes. Commissioned by the
            Generalitat Valenciana, for the International Universities Forum 2009 and the Valencian Foundation for Human Rights. International
            University Forum on "Poverty Eradication: A Challenge for Universities Worldwide", Boricua College of the City University of New
            York, 2009. Festival Internacional de Teatro Social 'ReACT'" sponsored by the Fundación por la Justicia, Valencia, Spain, 2010
2009    WALK (Silk-Sound-Video-Drawings Performance) with Laia Cabrera And Cia Lorrojo Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NYC
2008    LA JAULA BAJO EL TRAPO Multimedia theater play Video Art by Laia Cabrera, performed at the Festival Teatro Vivo, King Juan
            Carlos Center, NYU

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2019    Grant from FLUTTER EXPERIENCE to create the immersive interactive video and sound installation "Illusion", Los Angeles

2018    Resident Artists of COOLTURE IMPACT, the largest video interactive public art platform, New York

2018    Official Selection of SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Armory Arts Week, New York
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

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

 

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