WomenCinemakers, Special Edition, Vol.12

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Women Cinemakers meets

Emilie Duval Lives and works in Houston, Texas, USA

My work is defined by research and observation to acknowledge how the economical norm is taking over the state norm and put societal equilibrium at stake. Since I studied law and art at the university, I have always been fascinated by the power of regulatory systems. I focus my interest on a wide range of geopolitical, economical and financial matters and translate them into a metaphoric vision to extract the very sense of the structural balance of our societies. My goal is to lead people to a new observation of their surroundings by triggering a questioning reflection.

An interview by Francis L. Quettier and Dora S. Tennant womencinemaker@berlin.com Hello Emilie and welcome to

: you

are an eclectic artist and your practice connects several disciplines, including multi-layered painting, photography, mixed media, video and installation. Before starting to elaborate about your current body

of works, we would invite to our readers to visit in order to get a synoptic idea about your artistic production: would you tell us what does address you to such captivating multidisciplinary approach? How do you select a medium and an art discipline in order to explore a particular theme? In order to develop a subject matter, I believe it is crucial to work on a wide range of supports without any barriers. I always start my creative process by producing

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