Born in 1983, Emeric Lhuisset grew up in suburban Paris.
Gradueted in arts (Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris - Ensba) and in geopolitics (University Panthéon-Sorbonne / Ecole Normale Superieur d’Ulm - Center for geostrategy).
His works has been shown in numerous exhibitions around the world (Tate Modern in London, Museum Folkwang in Essen, Institut du monde arabe in Paris, Musée du Louvre Lens, Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Rencontres d’Arles, Sursock Museum in Beirut, CRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Musée du Louvre Lens…).
He recently wins the BMW Residency for Photography 2018, and Grand Prix Images Vevey - Leica Prize 2017. He was also nominated for the Photographic Museum of Humanity Grant 2018 (Honorable Mention), for the Coal award (2016), the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund Award (2015), for the Niépce Award (2015), for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award (2014) as well as the HSBC Award for Photography (2014).
He published by André Frère Editions and Paradox (Ydoc), Maydan – Hundred portraits (2014), Last water war (2016), ), by André Frère Edition and Al-Muthanna L'autre rive (2017).
His work is present in numerous private collections as well as those of the Stedelijk Museum, of Musée de L’Armée – Invalides and of the Musée Nicéphore Niepce.
In addition to his art practice, he teaches at the Institute of Political Studies of Paris (Sciences Po) about contemporary art & geopolitics.
He is represented by Kalfayan Galleries.
He considers his work as an artistic transcription of geopolitical analyses.
Diverting the codes, Emeric Lhuisset asks us to question our own perceptions of reality and its representation.