Born in 1983, Emeric Lhuisset grew up in the suburbs of Paris.
Graduated in art (Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Paris) and in geopolitics (Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm – Center of geostrategy / University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne).
His work is presented in numerous exhibitions around the world (Tate Modern in London, Museum Folkwang in Essen, Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris, Frac Alsace, Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Rencontres d'Arles, Sursock Museum in Beirut, CRAC Languedoc -Roussillon, Louvre Lens Museum…).
Recently he won the BMW Residence 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 Prize (2016), for the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund (2015), for the Niépce Prize (2015), for the Leica Oskar Barnack Award (2014) as well as for the HSBC Prize for Photography (2014).
He publishes with André Frère Editions and Paradox (Ydoc) Maydan – Hundred portraits (2014), Last water war (2016), with André Frère Editions and Al-Muthanna L'autre rive (2017) and with Editions Trocadero When the clouds will speak.
His work is present in numerous private collections as well as those of the Stedelijk Museum, the Nicéphore Niepce Museum and the Musée de l'Armée - Invalides.
In parallel with his artistic practice, he teaches at the IEP of Paris (Sciences Po) on the theme of contemporary art & geopolitics.
He is represented by Kalfayan Galleries.
Emeric considers his work as an artistic transcription of geopolitical analyses.
Diverting the codes, he questions us about reality and its representation.