2019 (In progress)
Weaving Installation and book project, Colombia (South America).
Encounter, form ties and engage in dialogue with indigenous communities in view of co-creating an artistic project based on weaving. In a subsequent phase, propose a possible way to address needs that the com- munity has clearly expressed.
Material: Recycled, local materials in the community
“Canyon to Canyon”, a weaving exhibition and workshop (Apr 4-9), Arizona, USA.
Sponsored by Teva (Performance Sandals Company) and the Grand Canyon National Park Foundation www.teva.com
“Canyon to Canyon”, a weaving exhibition, Arlo Hotel, New York, September 2018
Theme: Representation and parallels between the natural, protected Grand Canyon site and the urban canyons. Sponsored by Teva (Performance Sandals Company) as a donation to the Grand Canyon National Park Foundation.
“Le Secret de Papier” (Paper Secret), Book Publication
Texts and illustration by Nadine Marchal, photography by Nicolas Henry www.secretdepapier.com
200cm x 200cm Weaving Installation, California, USA
Collaboration piece with Teva team, to create a collective work Material: Used clothing (Repurposed)
“Paper Secret”, France
A cooperative project written by Nadine Marchal and photograph/set design by Nicolas Henry (France) Material: Recycled fabric and paper
Weaving & Spirituality, Mexico, Guatemala and Ecuador
A enlightening trip to learn indigenous weaving and spirituality
“Native to Native”, exhibition,
Series of portraits and scenes of everyday life—here and elsewhere. The exhibition has a narrative thread that weaves together true stories with a multi-layered visual arts and musical creation. It is the result of fusing materials and colors, and the original technical research on painting, photography and screen print- ing as a means of revealing things that are individual, personal…yet universal.
2008 – 2010
“123 Saulaie”, exhibition, Oullins (near Lyon), France
Collaborated with three groups from different generations on the creation of multiple works. The exhibition was an animated film, a book and a play. The intention was to bring people of all ages and of from different social groups together.
“Seeds of Encounters”, a CD-Book (Editions Bichromia), in cooperation with guitarist
and composer Stanislas Pierrel, mixed by Adrian Chivers
A compilation of Nadine’s and Stanislas stories and music inspired by encounters during their travel through France, Mali, the United States, Russia, Mauritania and Cuba. This bilingual book (French/English) contains fifty images of photography, collages, paintings, songs. It tells the story of outstanding men
and women fighting to save our environment.
“International Story Teller / Paintings Tell a Story of Hope and Change”, White Mountains gallery (Don and Kim Johnson), New Hampshire, USA
A Musical exhibition to raise funds for the street children, sponsored by the Synjiya-Ton Association in Ba- mako (Mali) founded by Mamadou Touré.
Art Director, Vandoren International, Paris, France
Art directed and Introduced art for Vandoren’s heritage and inspiration. This included paintings, collages, animated films and installations for communication/marketing.
Singer/songwriter, New York, USA
“Words”, New York, USA
Collaborated with Ugandan singer and composer Geoffrey Oryema. Together the two co-wrote the album and produced by Adrian Chivers. Peter Gabriel’s daughter, Melanie Gabriel, also participated in the pro- duction of this seemingly 100% pop album, which nonetheless combines the sounds of traditional instru- ments—the nanga (harp) and the lukémé (thumb piano)—with the guitar music.
“Carnet de Voyage à Lyon” (Editions Libris), France
Winter Olympic Games – France official sweaters, Lillehammer, Norway
Designed the Huralp Jacquard sweaters worn by French athletes (Alphine skiing) and journalists.
1992 – 2000
Designer, Huralp sweaters, hats and caps (Jacquard patterns)
Webbing Designer, BEAL – climbing rope manufacturer, Vienne, France
Introduced & designed the early jacquard patterns on technical straps, the first to break the chromatic monotony on climbing accessories.
Webbing Designer, D’Addario & Dunlop (Guitar straps) Webbing Designer, Black Diamond & Petzl (Climbing ropes)
1993 – present
Webbing Designer, Teva (performance sandals) Webbing Designer, Lupine (collars/leashes for pets)