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    Portrait Morgane Ely PARIS-B photo Charlotte Cany

    Pop culture, famous icons, dramas… The work of Morgane Ely is composed of a myriad of images gleaned from films and social networks, the kind that capture your attention, imprint on your retinas, and trigger an immediate emotion. A dizzying contemporary iconography far removed from the themes that usually constitute the artist’s technique.

    By manually engraving her plywood board, the artist reverses the temporality of her subjects. The image transitions from the notion of instant consumption, of immediate dissemination, to the status of a unique piece, an object destined to anchor itself in a space. The pixel transforms into a texture, the photographic blur into artisanal craftsmanship. As if the matrix obtained by the artist becomes the original of these images imprinted in our memories since adolescence.

    Morgane Ely was born in 1995 in Hayange, Lorraine. Graduated from the Beaux-Arts of Nancy, and then the Beaux-Arts of Paris where she learned screen printing, she spent 6 months at Musashino Art University in Tokyo to be trained in woodblock printing and engraving by masters Akira Suzuki and Tsuyoshi Hirai. She won the 42nd Takifuji Art Award and the Printmaking Prize at the Sarcelles Biennale in 2021, followed by the Rose Taupin – Dora Bianka Prize in 2022, and eventually, the Villa Noailles Prize at the latest Emerige Revelations. Following a residency at Villa Noailles where she will have a solo exhibition at the Old Bishopric in Toulon in 2025.

    Born in 1995 in Hayane (Lorraine), France
    Lives and works in Paris


    DNSAP École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris, Studio Nina Childress and Julien Sirjacq

    Stage avec Tsuyoshi Hirai, Sérigraphie, Tokyo

    Workshop with Akira Suzuki, Gravure sur bois, Tokyo
    Musashino Art University, Tokyo

    Diplôme National d’Art à l’École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts de Paris 2016 Diplôme National d’Art Plastique à l’École Nationale Supérieure d’Art de Nancy


    Winner, Prize of Villa Noailles des Révélations Emerige

    Winner, Prix Rose Taupin – Dora Bianka (painting)
    Nominated, Sisley – Beaux-arts de Paris Prize for the young creation

    Winner, Prize of JoopStoop 2021, Biennale de Sarcelles
    Winner of the 42th Prize of Prestige Takifuji


    (Forthcoming) It’s raining on prom night, PARIS-B, Paris
    Group show, HIT AGAIN – Revelation Emerige, curated by Gaël Charbau, Paris

    Group show, DECORAMA, Espace Voltaire, Paris
    Group show, RÉPLIQUES: JAPONISME 2021 par Alice Narcy pour le Théatre des expositions du Palais des Beaux-arts de Paris, Paris

    Group show, TEEN SPIRIT par Céline Furet pour le Théatre des expositions du Palais des Beaux-arts de Paris, Paris
    Solo show, S2000, Beaux arts de Paris, Paris

     Portrait Morgane Ely PARIS-B photo Charlotte Cany

    Bourse Révélations Emerige 2023