Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves

Biography

Her artworks mainly focus on the relationship between astrophysics and space, and on the study of the natural cycles of light.

Félicie d’Estienne d’Orves is a French multidisciplinary artist born in 1979 in Athens, who lives and works in Paris.

The artist’s research focuses on vision, its processes and conditioning. Her work combines light, sculpture and new technologies in immersive installations. Through a phenomenological approach to reality, she strives to emphasize the perception of time as a continuum, bridging optic, acoustic, astrophysics and cognitive sciences to her artistic approach. Since 2014, her artworks have mainly focused on the relationship between astrophysics and space, and on the study of the natural cycles of light.
Her work has notably been shown at the Lieu Unique (Nantes, France), the Centre Pompidou (Paris, France), Le Centquatre 104 (Paris, France), Le Fresnoy Scène Nationale (Tourcoing, France), La Friche (Marseille, France), Cheminée EDF (Le Havre, France), Abbaye de Maubuisson (Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône, France), Watermans Arts Center, (London, United Kingdom), New Art Space / Sonic Acts (Amsterdam, Netherlands), TBA Teatro do Bairro Alto (Lisbon, Portugal), ICAS (Dresde, Germany), Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria) – Elektra Festival (Montréal, Canada), Day For Night (Houston, Texas, United States), OCAT (Shanghai, China), Aram Art Museum (Goyang, South Korea), etc.

Exhibitions
Works
  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, Eclipse II, 2012
    Eclipse II, 2012
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, VENUS, 2016
    VENUS, 2016
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, MARS, 2016
    MARS, 2016
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, COSMOGRAPHIES: 23°11’14’’S, 68°0’16’’W / SIRIUS, 2016
    COSMOGRAPHIES: 23°11’14’’S, 68°0’16’’W / SIRIUS, 2016
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, Martian Sun: Gale Crater (yellow knife) and Jezero, 2019
    Martian Sun: Gale Crater (yellow knife) and Jezero, 2019
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, Deep Field, 2019
    Deep Field, 2019
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, Sol 24h39min : Gale Crater, 2019
    Sol 24h39min : Gale Crater, 2019
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, COSMOGRAPHIES: Pleiades, 2019
    COSMOGRAPHIES: Pleiades, 2019
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, COSMOGRAPHIES : Sagittarius A*, 2019
    COSMOGRAPHIES : Sagittarius A*, 2019
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, Sol 24h39min : Endeavour Crater (Opportunity, 2004), 2019
    Sol 24h39min : Endeavour Crater (Opportunity, 2004), 2019
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, Sol 24h39min : Chryse Planitia (Viking 1, 1976), 2019
    Sol 24h39min : Chryse Planitia (Viking 1, 1976), 2019
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, Sol 24h39min : Jezero Crater, 2019
    Sol 24h39min : Jezero Crater, 2019
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  • Félicie d'Estienne d'Orves, COSMOGRAPHIES: Pleiades, Sirius, Sagittarius A*, 2019
    COSMOGRAPHIES: Pleiades, Sirius, Sagittarius A*, 2019
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