Intervention under The Louvre Pyramid, Paris
Photos from the series Shifting by Michel Varisco
Shifting is a photography series that documents the wetlands and human altercations to the lands and waters.
Michel Varisco is a native New Orleans artist. Her photographs, assemblages and site-specific installations explore loss and regeneration. She received her MFA from Tulane University and studied in France (LaCoste School of Art-Cleveland Art Institute) and Italy (U.G.A) and is an artist/mentor at NOCCA|Riverfront. Varisco’s work is exhibited and published internationally and is included in public, private and corporate collections in the U.S. and abroad.Support for her work has included grants and commisions by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the SURDNA Foundation of New York, the Joan Mitchell Foundation of New York, Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation, Louisiana Division for the Arts, Houma Regional Arts Council from the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council and the Louisiana Division of the Arts and the Office of Cultural Development.