Geneviève Hervé

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Geneviève Hervé
Born
Genevieve Herve

5 November 1935
Education
Known forDigital art, video art, video painting, film director
Notable work
Red Flashes, AEIOUXYZ, Carmen Cattiva
MovementMagic realism
AwardsFrench Academy in Rome, Villa Medici outside the walls, 1992

Geneviève Hervé (Ambilly, 1954) is a French artist. Geneviève Hervéis considered the most important artists and pioneer founder of Digital art. She was also director, and director of photography on several films. She was an avant-garde artist: her art styles were influenced by fauvism and renaissance art. She was also director of photography on several films.[1][2].

Life[change | change source]

She began as a model parading for the most famous French stylists, after graduating in literature in 1977 in Paris at the Sorbonne, a student of Serge Daney and Pascal Bonitzer, she obtained a research doctorate again at the Sorbonne in 1981 on philosophy applied to art.

In 1986 she became the official photographer for the most important French fashion magazines such as Vogue, Vanity Fair, The Globe Magazine, Avenue Magazine.

She will devote herself to audiovisual and film directing, a pupil of Federico Fellini, Bernardo Bertolucci, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Jacques Lacan and Luigi Comencini and providing consultancy on visual research for the Italian army.

She becomes the first artist to invent works of digital art and "video painting", with a style influenced by Renaissance art.

His images are present in many European, American and Japanese collections.

Awards[change | change source]

  • 1992, Villa Medici outside the walls, French Academy in Rome

Painting Exhibitions[change | change source]

  • 1981, Centre Pompidou Museum in Paris
  • 1981, Centre Pompidou Museum, "Autoportraits", Paris
  • 1982, Eric Fabre Gallery, Paris
  • 1982, FNAC Montparnasse, Paris
  • 1982, Grand Palais, Salon du Livre, INA, Paris
  • 1982, ELAC, Contemporary Art Museum, Lyon
  • 1982, Kodak Center, Paris
  • 1983, International Electronic Art Festival, Camerino, Italy
  • 1983, International Film Festival of Catania
  • 1984, Kodak Center, Paris
  • 1984, « Art and Computers », Athens, Greece
  • 1984, Sigraph, Mineapolis, USA
  • 1984, Cesta, Biarritz
  • 1984, "Electra", Paris Modern Art Museum
  • 1985, « Le Printemps », French Video Art, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1985, « Imagina », Montecarlo, Principality of Monaco
  • 1986, Images du Futur POMPIDOU CENTER, Cité des Arts, Montreal, Canada
  • 1986, « Faust », Musée des Augustins, Toulouse
  • 1987, Parisgraph, Paris
  • 1987, Videotime, Milan
  • 1987, Musée de la Vilette, Cité des sciences et de l'industrie, Paris
  • 1987, National Photography Center, Arles, France
  • 1987, "Jeunes Créateurs", Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
  • 1987, Hôtel de Ville de Nancy, Nancy´s City Hall, France
  • 1987, Parisgraph, Paris
  • 1987, Videotime, Milan
  • 1987, Musée de la Vilette, Cité des Sciences, Paris
  • 1987, National Photography Center, Arles, France
  • 1987, "Jeunes Créateurs", Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
  • 1987, Hôtel de Ville de Nancy, Nancy´s City Hall
  • 1988, Parisgraph, Paris
  • 1988, National Photography Center, Arles, France
  • 1989, National Photography Center, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
  • 1989, Naples French Institute, Naples
  • 1989, Temenos , curators, M. Claude and Baudoin Lebon, Paris * 1990, "Couleurs de NAPLES et d'Audelà", French Institute of Naples
  • 1991, Rome French Institute,
  • 1991, Graphic Station APJ, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1992, National photography center, Arles, France
  • 1993, Natkin-Berta Gallery, Paris
  • 1996, "Cyberstars", Cannes Film Festival Palace
  • 1997, Le Studio, Paris, for the fiftieth anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival
  • 1995, Maison de Radio France, « Centenaire du cinéma, Paris
  • 1995, Musée de l´an 2000, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1994, Apple headquarters, "Les Ullis", France
  • 1997, «Le studio fait son cinéma» curated by the director Michelangelo Antonionni
  • 1996, Maison de Radio France, Paris, sponsored by Paris-Match and Roger Thérond, presented by « PLANISTARS »
  • 1996, Musée de l'an 2000, Geneva, Switzerland, for the celebration of the centenary of Cinema
  • 1996, Palais du Festival in Cannes, with the work CYBSTARS
  • 2000, “Temps de Paix”/”Time of Peace”, projection of the digital work (4x30') on a 100 square meter maxi screen installation in Geneva, Switzerland, sponsored by Kofi Annan, United Nations General Secretariat and UNHCR. The exhibition was attended by 20 Npbel prizes and numerous directors and actors, including Jeanne Moreau, Patrice Leconte, Iréne Jacob, Arielle Dombasle, Bernard-Henri Levy, etc. and the presidents of numerous institutions such as MSF, ICRC, FDRHI, etc. The work received dedicated messages from writers such as Lanzmann,, Boualem Sansal, F. Héritier, E. Manet, B. Cyrulnik, various ministers of many countries and the UN Ambassadors to Switzerland, France, USA, Nicaragua, Egypt and the President of the Italian Council Giuliano Amato, and Yasser Arafat.
  • 2000, « Time of Peace », United Nations Square, with projections installed on 30 technological trucks, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2000, « Le Temps de l´innocence », « Le Temps de l´innocence » projected digital work, with fireworks of the city of Geneva in the presence of 500,000 people.
  • 2001, Cannes International Film Festival / Kodak Pavillion, "Time of Peace”
  • 2001, Ellis museum, New-York, United States, “Temps de Paix” at the Ellis Island, produced by the United Nations for "Hope for Refugees"
  • 2002, "Twin peace", commemorating the events of September 11, work selected by the New York City and New-York Port Authority Reconstruction Office
  • 2003, Forum des Images, Paris, “Il était une fois la vidéo”, « Once upon a time the video »
  • 2006, International Festival for the Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland, « Time of Peace» (1 episode)
  • 2007, Palm Beach, Cannes, for the 60th edition of the Cannes Film Festival
  • 2007, M2NGALLERY, Paris, « Secrets »
  • 2007, M2NGALLERY, Paris, « Diptyques »
  • 2007, International Festival for the Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2008, Musée du Jeu de Paume (Paris), « Les pionniers de la vidéo-danse» (« Bad Carmen » « AEIOUXYZ »)
  • 2008, M2N GALLERY, Paris, « De l'Ombre naturelle à la Lumière électronique »
  • 2012, PATRICIA JOURDAN GALLERY, Chantilly

Filmography[change | change source]

Digital Art[change | change source]

  • Red Flashes
  • AEIOUXYZ
  • Evil Carmen
  • Mirror
  • Electra
  • Leda
  • Mojisola, Ana, Noam chez les magiciens de la Terre
  • From VirtualItaly
  • Cybstarrs
  • Planistars
  • Time of Peace (viewed by 2 million people and produced for the United Nations)
  • 60 Cybstars
  • The enjeu de l'actor
  • ElectrOgier

Direction[change | change source]

  • 1989 "Mijosola, Anna, noam chez les magiciens" (TV Mini Series)
  • 1980 "Le Nef des fous
  • 1979 "L'enjeu de l'acteur" (Documentary)
  • 1978 "Flash Rouge" (TV Movie)
  • 1974 "Les noms du père"

Screenplays[change | change source]

  • 1974 "Les noms du père"
  • 1979 "L'enjeu de l'acteur" (Documentary)

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