French artist Emilie Gotmann works and lives in Berlin and Istanbul. Born in 1985 she studied design and crafts at the Ecole Boulle,Paris and graduated in 2007. Working on art projects in the Art House Tacheles Berlin, between 2009 and 2013 she became known for her realistic and ironical steel sculptures, as well as her art installations. She was exhibited in galleries in Berlin, Dresden and Weimar and participated at the Aquamediale Symposium in 2013.
In 2012, she started a collaboration with the Turkish Gallery Maçka Modern, Istanbul, starting her career in Turkey. She produced a solo exhibition for the Renart Gallery Istanbul, in 2015. Recent group exhibitions include shows with the KSKM, Kapadokya, and the Büyükkuşoğlu family Collection at Casa dell Arte Gallery in Bodrum.
She is active in social art projects, taking part in several artists collectives internationaly (Le theatre de verre in France/ Metallwerkstatt Tacheles and Anima Ferrea in Berlin/ Antidot collective and Maslak 9.Sokak in Istanbul).
Emilie Gotmann is currently working on her latest serie “Chimère”, a serie of mixed media works inspired by the «Acerba», a 15th-century encyclopaedic poem by Cecco d’Ascoli.