Isabelle Duverger

Birth Place: France

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Isabelle Duverger is an award winning French interdisciplinary artist born in St Germain En Laye, France. She is a graduate of Estienne School of Art in graphic communications in Paris. She also has a Masters Degree in Arts Management from the Audencia Nantes, France and ASB, Aarhus, Denmark. She is the co-founder of Laia Cabrera & Co. created in 2010, producing multimedia projects, from traditional and experimental filmmaking to the use of film and video streams in live performance, multimedia theater, video-mapped projection design, and site-specific interactive installations, working between the United States and Europe.

She is currently showing her latest immersive interactive art installation "Dream-e-scape" at Flutter Experience Art Gallery (Los Angeles, 2021-2022) cosigned with Laia Cabrera. Past immersive interactive installations include "Within Reach" (Art Wall Coolvines Powerhouse, 2020), "Illusion" at Flutter Experience Art Gallery (Los Angeles, 2019-2021), "The Now" at Coolture Impact - Port Authority Bus Terminal (Times Square, New York, 2018-2020), "Self on the Shelf" (Spring Break Art Show 2018, as part of the Armory Arts Week, New York). For the past ten years, she has collaborated with her on the installation-performance "Aire", Tempietto di Bramante Roma, Italy, 2014, Art All Night Washington DC, 2015, Poughkeepsie, 2016, "St Jordi in New York", a projection mapping of the Facade of Deutsches Haus, 2017, "Untitled Mind", implemented as an indoor/outdoor video and sound installation in Nuit Blanche-Art All Night (Washington DC, 2013), "City In Motion" curated by Reebok Creative Lab (2014), a one-year video installation with Mapping for the Pop-Up Store Pikolinos in the Meatpacking district (NYC, 2013), the video-performance-concert "Walk-Pasa-Bouge" (New York - Brussels, 2009-2011), the installation-performances Claim Your Place (Centro Español NYC - Tournefeuille, France, 2010), "Shifting Gaze" (Spain Art Fest '10, Times Square, New York, 2010, Region Ø, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center of NYU, 2011, Georgetown Glow, Washington DC, 2015) and "Resonant Streams" (The Value of Water series in the Cathedral Saint John The Divine, New York, 2011).

She is also working as projection mapping artist and illustrator/animator for multimedia dance performances such as "People Place Disruption" and "Falling Sky" with Nimbus Dance at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, theater plays "Trojan Women" by Euripides, "Lines in the Dust" by Nikkole Salter and "Prologue" by Maria Litvan (Jersey City Theater Center, 2018-2019), "Sincronizada" by Mar Gómez Glez (Teatro Del Canal, Festival Talent Madrid Finalist, 2016, MicroTeatro, Madrid, Spain, 2017), "Mapping Mobius" (La Mama Theater, NYC, 2010), "Road to Happiness" (Austrian Cultural Forum, NYC, 2011), "Garden of Delights" (Theater for the New City, NYC, 2012), "Cosmicomics", by Italo Calvino (Dixon Place, NYC, 2014), "La Jaula Bajo El Trapo" (King Juan Carlos Center of NYU, NYC, 2008), "Playing Equality" (NYC, 2009 and Valencia, Spain, 2010), "Night" by Charles Mee, (Theater For the New City, NYC, 2015), "Ronensbourgh" by Beatriz Cabur (IATI theater, NYC, 2015), "Emilie" by Radegund Hain (TNC, 2015), "Else & Henry" by Puy Navarro (Espacio Inestable, Valencia, Spain, 2017).

She recently created the short animated film “Distance to the Moon” written by Italo Calvino, "Micro-Universe" a painting videoart piece, co-created the music video "9th Configuration" by the rentals, a docu-animation for the Center for Popular Democracy (2017), the opening and closing credits of the feature film "White Alligator" (2012), animations for the short film "Is there an edge of Belief?" (Jaen Femenino, Spain 2009 - Biennale of Art of Venezuela, Merida, 2010) and the music video "All I Wanna Do" by Erica Glyn.

Her visual work was exhibited as part of Walk Bye (Photography, Jersey City, NJ, 2020), SixBetweenTheArts (Illustration, New York, 2012) and she completed her latest painting work series called "Love #" (saatchiart.com, 2020).

Isabelle Duverger is a three-time New York Innovative Theater Awards nominee for Outstanding Innovative Design (Projection Design, Video-Art and Animations) in 2015 for "Night" at the Theater for the New City, in 2014 for "Cosmicomics" at Dixon Place, and in 2013 for "Garden of Delights" at the Theater for the New City, 2013, and 2015 NYIT award winner for "Night" Outstanding Performance Art Production with the New Stage Theatre Company. She is also the recipient of the AVA 2013 and Telly Awards 2013 for Outstanding Animation, Bronze Telly Awards 2014 for Outstanding Art Direction and Silver Telly 2016 (highest distinction) for Outstanding Directing.

She has performed in renowned venues such as Times Square Plaza, St John the Divine Cathedral, Central Park Summer Stage, BAM, New York, NJPAC, NJ, Nuit Blanche Washington DC, Tempietto Di Bramante, Rome, Italy, Teatros Del Canal, Madrid and Fabra i Coats Contemporary Art Centre, Barcelona, Spain among others.

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Photos: THE DARK STONE Opens At Repertorio Español

AENY - Spanish Artists in New York (Artistic Director Ignacio García-Bustelo) presented the New York premiere of Alberto Conejero’s The Dark Stone, a pulsing story of difference and connection set against the turmoil of Spain’s Civil War (Through October 2 at Repertorio Español, 138 E 27th St; in English with Spanish subtitles). Photos of this stirring immersive production below.

THE DARK STONE By Alberto Conejero Gets New York Premiere at Repertorio Español This Month

Spanish Artists in New York (Artistic Director Ignacio García-Bustelo) presents the New York premiere of Alberto Conejero's The Dark Stone, a pulsing story of difference and connection set against the turmoil of Spain's Civil War (September 23-October 2 at Repertorio Español, 138 E 27th St; in English with Spanish subtitles).

BWW Review: COSMICOMICS at The New Stage Theatre

Thematically expansive within its intimate performance space, the paradoxical primordial soup swirling in COSMICOMICS blends the essential elements of earth, air, fire, and water with music, storytelling, ballet, and absurdist humor.

COSMICOMICS Comes to New Stage Theatre This Weekend

From April 17 to 29, New Stage Theatre Company, under the direction of Ildiko Nemeth, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a re-staging of its 2014 production 'Cosmicomics,' derived from the Italian novel of the same name by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver, adapted for the stage and directed by Ildiko Nemeth. 

Nimbus Dance Announces Jersey City Home Season: ANIMA at Nimbus Arts Center, April 29 - May 1

Following a sold-out weekend of performances in early March, Nimbus Dance returns to the Nimbus Arts Center stage with ANIMA, featuring a world premiere by celebrated international choreographer Yoshito Sakuraba, and two iconic works by Artistic Director Samuel Pott.

New Stage Theatre Company Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With Re-staging Of Its 2014 Adaptation Of COSMICOMICS

From April 7 to 30, New Stage Theatre Company, under the direction of Ildiko Nemeth, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a re-staging of its 2014 production 'Cosmicomics,' derived from the Italian novel of the same name by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver, adapted for the stage and directed by Ildiko Nemeth.

New Stage Theatre Company to Present Re-Staging of COSMICOMICS

From April 7 to 30, New Stage Theatre Company, under the direction of Ildiko Nemeth, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a re-staging of its 2014 production 'Cosmicomics,' derived from the Italian novel of the same name by Italo Calvino, translated by William Weaver, adapted for the stage and directed by Ildiko Nemeth.

Nimbus Re-Envisions Jersey City NUTCRACKER

Since 2010, Nimbus Dance has drawn together professional dancers, youth of all backgrounds, and local celebrities to present Jersey City Nutcracker.

NIMBUS Celebrates Its 15th Season at BAM Fisher With FALLING SKY

Nimbus celebrates its 15th Season at BAM Fisher on March 20th and 21st with a soulful program that includes Artistic Director Samuel Pott's Falling Sky (world premiere 2019, NJPAC) which contrasts humanity's indomitable strength with the catastrophic consequences of climate change.

Nimbus Dance Performs JERSEY CITY NUTCRACKER

For the 10th consecutive year, NimbusPRESENTS the local holiday favorite: Jersey City Nutcracker. Set to Tchaikovsky's renowned orchestral score, Jersey City Nutcracker tells the story of two children's city adventure, following them through fantasy, adversity, and celebration, with lessons about friendship and community along the way. This year's performances once again features two exciting components: video mapping and projection designed by award-winning video artists Laia Cabrera & Isabelle Duverger. Also included will be a pre-show Winter Carnival with games, concessions, and craft vendors.

Nimbus Dance Performs At NJPAC With NJ Symphony Orchestra

Nimbus Dance returns to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) on November 14 at 7 PM, accompanied by musicians from the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) in a collaboration that brings together the two acclaimed New Jersey non-profit arts groups. The evening features Nimbus' world premiere of Falling Sky, choreographed by Artistic Director Samuel Pott.

2015 Innovative Theater Award Winners Announced!

On Monday, September 21, 2015 The Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 11 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2015 recipients at its annual event. Celebrating eleven years and thousands of nominees, the New York Innovative Theatre awards took place at Mason Hall at Baruch Performing Arts Center.

New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces IT Award Nominations

On Monday, July 20, 2015, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 11 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2015 nominees at its annual event, The IT Party. Celebrating eleven years and thousands of nominees at DIAMOND HORSESHOE, home of Queen of the Night, 235 West 46th Street, 7pm-10pm.

Classic Tale Gets Modern Twist in NIGHT (THYESTES 2.0) at TNC thru 5/10

Theater for the New City, in association with The New Stage Theatre Company, is presenting the world premiere of 'Night (Thyestes 2.0)' by Charles L. Mee, directed and designed by Ildiko Nemeth.

The Winners! 2014 New York Innovative Theatre Awards Honor The Best of Off-Off Broadway

The 10th Annual New York Innovative Theatre Awards Ceremony will celebrate the Off-Off-Broadway Theatre community and honor this past season's greatest achievements. The awards will be presented by celebrities from the theatre community at large.

New York Innovative Theatre Foundation Announces 2014 IT Awards Nominees

On Monday, July 21, 2014, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, the organization who for the past 10 years has been dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2014 nominees at its annual event. Celebrating ten years and thousands of nominees, the IT PARTY took place at XL Night Club, 512 West 42nd Street.

Dixon Place Opens New Stage Theatre's COSMICOMICS Tonight

Dixon Place in association with The New Stage Theatre Company presents Cosmicomics, an original multimedia theatre piece based on the novel of the same title by Italo Calvino.

Dixon Place to Open New Stage Theatre's COSMICOMICS, 3/28

Dixon Place in association with The New Stage Theatre Company presents Cosmicomics, an original multimedia theatre piece based on the novel of the same title by Italo Calvino.

Photo Flash: First Look at New Stage Theatre's GARDEN OF DELIGHTS at Theater for the New City

The Theater for the New City presents The New Stage Theatre Company's Garden of Delights, written by Fernando Arrabal and directed by Ildiko Nemeth (NY Innovative Theatre Award nominee), with original music by Jon Gilbert Leavitt (Outmusic Award winner). Garden of Delights runs now through December 2, 2012 in a limited engagement at Theater for the New City's Johnson Theater, located at 155 First Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets in New York City. Get a first look at the production in the photos below!

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