Elisabeth is a textile-based installation and costume artist. Originally from France, she lives in London and work from her studio in Hackney. She creates interactive installations, props and costumes for events, exhibitions, performances, videos and photos. She graduated from Central St Martins in 2008, getting a Masters in Textile Futures with Distinction. She originally studied art and textile design in Paris at schools such as Duperre and Olivier de Serres.
Elisabeth works with new electronic technologies and innovative materials. She combines traditional techniques such as dressmaking, embroidery and screen-printing with innovative digital technologies such as laser cutting and etching and inkjet printed fabrics. She collaborates with engineers to embed lights in her costumes and develop mechanisms and electronic devices that animate and inflate her installations.
Her last projects include a performance at the Victoria&Albert museum in London and a msuic video for the singer Saint Saviour. Elisabeth also regularly helps Moritz Waldemeyer with the making of light-up jackets for the band Take That, various artists and TV advertising. Last but not least she started up a company called the Move Me Shirts with Menswear designer Trine Lindegaard. The t-shirts are available at the Tate Modern's shop in London.
Elisabeth is also very passionate about working on installations and performances that raise current environmental and social issues. The most famous example being the "My Shower Curtain is a Green Warrior" installations.
Happy to collaborate, to take on commissions and discuss news ideas with you!