Bio

Agnès Villette

alondon99@yahoo.com

Instagram: @agnesvillette

Twitter: @agnesvillette

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www.linkedin.com/in/agnes-villette-b4974340/

Residencies – Photographic Projects

2017 Master in Art Photography at LCC, London. Researching, writing and photographing on Nuclear Culture and the representation of radioactive landscapes

March 2016 Cork Residency, Ireland, Photography project on the Lee river forest

2012-2016 ESAM Arts School, Caen, (Fr), Commissioned residency by l’Agence de l’eau in partnership with Limoges University on the rewildening of the Orne river in Normandy

Journalist-photographer

1999-Present: Editorial writing and photographing for several medias on 4 main topics:

Science and art, Zug and its crypto-valley, crypto-currencies, bitcoin, Ethereum, digital states and data centres in Scandinavia for Wedemain magazine (France), Le Vif/L’Express (Belgium), Le Temps (Switzerland), Le M le Monde (France), 8ème Etage (fr)…

Pop culture, architecture, music critic, literature and contemporary arts for Citizen K magazine, Neon (Fr), Fisheye (Fr), The Independent (UK), Upstreet (Fr), Max (FR), Wallpaper (UK), Revue de l’Est (Fr), Délibéré (Fr) …

Gastronomy features for Grand Seigneur (Fr), Citizen K, The Gourmand (UK), Gastronomica (US), Eat (Jap)…

Environment, dark ecology, eco-politics features for Dust (Ger), Bilbok (Fr), We Demain (Fr) …

1999-2004 Sub-editor, translator and writer in corporate publishing: Redwood, John Brown Publishing, IPC Media, Londres, UK

Translation and subtitle, European Captioning Institute, London, UK

Shows-Films-exhibitions-books

2017 Dec Photo Essay in The Films of Bill Morrison, Amsterdam University Press

2017 Liberland of the free, co-written, co-directed documentary film on Liberland micro-nation by the Danube, between Croatia and Serbia. On libertarian politics, activism and territory

Screenings: September: Off Quay, London

May: Institut Français, Sofia, Bulgaria

Writing Photography, LLC, Elephant & Castle, Group exhibition, And then the computer died,

Habitat Expanded, Hangzhou, China, Group exhibition, Annagrün, a nuclear encounter

2016 Seconde Nature, group exhibition at ESAM Caen, photography installation of the work done during the residency along the Orne river and its rewildening. Publication of Along the Orne, text and photography book

Seconde Nature, group exhibition at La Maison du Perche, France

2015 French Touch, Co-written and co-realised 50mn documentary on the 100th anniversary of the French Lycée in London and its role during WWII

Screening at L’Institut Français, London

Noli me tangere, photo group exhibition during London Photo, at One Stop London, Seven Dials Club

Dixmude I, Cork Photo Festival, on Cherbourg ex military fort, surveillance, memory and nuclear waste

Teaching

2003-2016 Teaching literature, Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Londres

1995-1999 Teaching Assistant in Literature, Queen Mary & Westfield College London. Creation and teaching of a creative writing workshop

Teaching at Reims School of Art, Gastronomy and Design

Workshops Dunkerque School of Art

1992-1993 Lectrice, Glasgow University, UK

Education

2017 MA Art Photography, LCC, London, UK

2007 Agrégation in Modern Literature, Cours Sévigné, Paris

1994 Capes in Modern Literature, Caen University, France

1990 Master in Literature Paris IV, Sorbonne, France

1989 BA in Modern Literature, Caen University, France

1985 Baccalaureate in Humanities, Lycée Valognes, France

Volunteering

2015-2016 Doctors without borders

2014-2015 Volunteer British Red Cross, International Family Tracking