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VIRGINIE TERRASSE // DIRECTEUR ARTISTIQUE WEBDOC

Publié par SCARS OF CAMBODIA sur 30 Août 2012

VIRGINIE TERRASSE // ART DIRECTOR WEBDOCUMENTARY

VIRGINIE TERRASSE // ART DIRECTOR WEBDOCUMENTARY

Virginie Terrasse vit à Paris. Autodidacte, elle devient photographe freelance en 2002.

Elle réalise des reportages et des portraits qu'elle publie dans la presse française (Le Monde 2 et Le Monde Hors-Séries, La Croix, Courriers de l’Atlas, L’expansion, Regards, Libération, Marianne, Pelerin magazine, NVO, Liaisons sociales).

Son travail personnel ne cesse d'interroger les rapports que l'homme entretient avec son environnement, afin de documenter une époque, un lieu, un pays...

En 2007 elle co-fonde le studio de création «Hans Lucas» avec deux autres photographes, Wilfrid Estève et Lorenzo Virgili.

Parallèlement à son travail de photographe, elle réalise des POM (Petites Oeuvres Multimédias), anime des ateliers et enseigne la photographie et ses nouvelles formes (ENSBA, EMI-CFD, CFPJ, ICART, IPJ, LE 104), et travaille comme chef de projet sur des webdocumentaires (La nuit oubliée, Nos Guerres d'Algérie, Scars of Cambodgia).

En 2010 elle est lauréate du prix photographique de la ville de Levallois-Epson pour son travail "LA PALESTINE COMMENT ?"

Son travail a été présenté dans de nombreux festivals Français et Européens.

ENGLISH VERSION

Virgine Terrasse / Photographer, 35 years old, lives in Paris.

Self-educated, she becomes freelance photographer in 2002. She was published in France by Le Monde mag, La Monde Hors-Série, la Croix, Courriers de l'Atlas, L'expansion, Regards, Libération, Marianne…

Her personal work document the relation between human being and its environment, culture and its origins. Through photography she wants to witness for what is not seen anymore. Her reportages emphasis communities (Sikhs of Bobigny, Paris region), countries (Albania), area of tension (Middle-East, Tibet) where history has been recently changed and stories aren't well known.

In 2010, her documentary "La Palestine comment ?" was awarded at the Levallois-Epson prize for contemporary photography. In 2011 for the same work she was shortlisted at the HSBC award. Her multimedia and photographic work has been presented in several French and European festivals.

In parallel with her photographic work she leads workshops and trainings in photography, photographic film (multimedia) and web-documentary at the "104" (Paris 19), ICART School, Institut Pratique du Journalisme, CFPJ and at the EMI school in Paris. She taught silver print during two years in Fine Arts school of Paris (ENSBA). Since September 2011, she gives web-documentary lectures at the master classes "métier et culture du web" in Paris 8 university. From 2006 to 2008 she is in charge of the artistic and editorial direction for the "Territoires de Fictions" project, for which 52 photographic-films have been created together with 25 exhibition in France, Beligium, Italy and Poland. These exhibitions were carried on with a cycle of 4 conferences on the new photographic format at the "Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP). In 2007 she co-founded the creative studio Hans Lucas (multimedia creation) in association with the photographer Wilfrid Estève and Lorenzo Virgili.

* In March 2012, the web-documentary "17 octobre 1961, La nuit oubliée", for which she was project manager, was awarded "Grand Prix du Jury" at the "Web-TV Festival" (Internation Festival for Television on the Internet), a coproduction Hans Lucas / Dailymotion.

Exhibitions/

"La Palestine comment?" (Photographs, text and photographic-film screening)

2011, exhibited for the festival of documentary photography in Sète, France. And exhibited from the 1st to 30th of April 2011 at the Immix Gallery in Paris.

"Voluptas" (Screening and catalogue)

7 December 2010 to 13 march 2011, in the frame of the exhibition Ville Mobile during the St-Etienne biennial of design.

"Bobigny, terre des Sikhs" (photography, photographic-film and catalogue)

From the 18 November 2006 to the 14 January 2007, during Indianscope in the frame of the event Bombaysers of Lille, during Lille 3000.

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