Manon Le Roy

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Manon Le Roy

Manon Le Roy is a video artist who creates experimental choreographic work in which she films human bodies immersed in water, in the form of video films and installations.

Born in France, she graduated from the University of Haute Bretagne (2005, master's degree in Plastic Arts) and the Fine Arts College of Rennes (2006, master's degree DNSEP Art). From 2008 to 2010 she did a two-year post-graduate residency in Video & New Media at Le Fresnoy - National Studio of Contemporary Arts where she directed the videos Continuum and Eleven.

Her work has been shown at international film festivals and in contemporary art spaces, such as the Lisbon International Independent Film Festival IndieLisboa (2010); the Videoformes Festival (2011); the Villa Méditerranée (2013) in Marseille; the Palais de Tokyo (2012), the Centre Pompidou (2009) and the Grand Palais (2008) in Paris; the EYE Film Institute Netherlands (2014) in Amsterdam.

In 2011 Continuum received the first prize at the International Festival of Videodance Il Coreografo Elettronico of Naples and the Barcelona videodance prize at the IDN - Image, Dance and New Media Festival of Barcelona.