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Thomas Veyssière

Born in 1971, he studied cinema at the university Paris 8. He joined other young directors and technicians to found Bakalao then La Huitième Compagnie, collectives joining together technical and artistic know-how.

General-purpose technician, he surfed between cinema, show and visual arts. He worked out projects in concerts shows where lights, projections and scenographies are mixed together (la dictature du vent, ceux qui marchent debout). In close cooperation with manufacturers, he worked to create his own lighting of stage.

In 1994, he met the street show (Compagnie de la Dernière Minute, Compagnie KMK) and the projection of giant images (Sté Contre Jour).

He explored public space through his projects, mixing monumental artifices, lights, installations and urban machinery. Light Manager for the contemporary dance (Ballet PRELJOCAJ), he refined his knowledge of the light. To alter routine and materials, and to surprise by shifting the conventional techniques.

Within Groupe LAPS, he developed his projects of design light, lights installations in public space and light creation of shows.

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