GHISLAIN MERAT

Scenographer – Cultural engineer

CAREER PATH BEFORE CREA

2007 – 2009
Cultural Affairs Department
Blanquefort (33)

2006
“Image Month” in Ho Chi Minh City, the first projection of 3D photographs with On Situ, exhibitions by A. d’Agata and A. Leccia in collaboration with Niepce Museum.

2005 – 2007
Technical management for tours in Vietnam of Régine Chopinot, Aston Villa, Adrien M, Marc Coppey, Storm, Pokemon crew, and HighTone.

2005 – 2006
Art director and Logistics for Dunhill & Honda Civic launches in Hanoi and Saigon.

2005 – 2006
Administrative & Art Director « MM Productions Vietnam »

2002 – 2004
Artist residencies, training courses, internships with « CAPC »
Bordeaux, (« le lieu unique ») the unique place, Fine Arts School of Marseille.
Conakry Percussion Biennial with Elvin Jones, Mamady Keita, Carlo Rizzo.

2002 – 2004
Visual Arts European Expert
Congo

1993 – 2001
Cultural Centers Director
Guinea and Cameroon

CREAFACTORY EXPERIENCES

2022
Scenography Project Manager
Examples of projects :

• SAINT-MARCEL CAVE (07)

Audiovisual Construction Project Management,
video mapping, sound creation, lighting, and artistic design for the overall project.

• « MAISON DE ROQUEFORT » – ROQUEFORT HOUSE (12))

Construction Project management for space design, interpretation trail,
audiovisual, lighting, and multimedia.
Furniture designer and graphics designer.

• NICE FILM LIBRARY (06)

« ATMO»’s mission is for the relocation of Nice’s film library, two screening rooms, workshops, and specific spaces for art films. Definition of cinema equipment and compliance with CST standards (Higher Technical Commission for Sound and Images standards).

• THE CHÂTEAU OF THE DUKES OF BOURBON (03)

Construction and Scenography Project Management for the renovation of the castle and modernization of the hanging supports and load-bearing structures.
Audiovisual and lighting studies.

2021
Scenography Project Manager.

• « DINOPLAGNE » EXHIBITION (01)

Scenography for a paleontological site. Project leader & scenographic designer – Enhanced Virtual Reality (VR). Sound creations. Lighting and written content editing.

• SNCF RAIL NETWORK TRAINING COURSE CAMPUS (33/69/92)

Construction Project Management, Museography, furniture design, and signage for three training campuses.

• EXTILE MUSEUM (09)

Programming mission for the renovation of the « Lavelanet » Textile Museum and a
scenographic tour of the Pays d’Olmes area.

• « LE CHOC » WEAVING MILL (26)

Renovation of a weaving mill into a cultural hybridization center.
Audiovisual Project management, lighting, and exhibition furniture.

•« LA CURE » EXHIBITION HALL (74)

Project Management for space design, signage, lighting, and exhibition furniture for a space dedicated to mountain painting.

2012 – 2020
Scenography project manager.

• «LE PRÉ-CURIEUX» EXHIBITION (74)

Multimedia Construction Project Management, immersion, furniture design, and graphics design for « Le Pré-curieux » exhibition in Evian.
Spaces dedicated to wetlands and the water cycle.

• HO CHI MINH CITY (VIETNAM)

Scenography for the “Serpenter dans la ville” exhibition – 
Construction and Multimedia Project Management,
lighting and audiovisual project management.

• « VINOLTIS » (46)

Multimedia Construction Project Management, immersion, furniture design, and graphics design for a tourist office and interpretation center dedicated to the Lot Valley.

• « I FACTORY » INNOVATION FACTORY (69)

Audiovisual Construction Project Management and furnishing
for the creation of a research and higher education complex
in Villeurbanne. Prestigious higher education schools and innovating clusters.