(en) Derrick Giscloux was born in 1972 in Africa.
Throughout his creations, Derrick minds to produce a masterful art designed and tuned like a musical instrument.
He reveals beautiful artworks that merge the senses and sublimate the perception.
He processes the light into a song that carries you for a journey that transcends you, that refocus on yourself and your aspirations.
Derrick’s artwork is sponsored by the french ministry of culture and the city of Saint-Etienne, labeled unesco city of design.
Derrick’s artworks are mainly commissioned by the Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpe council and the General Council of Seine-et-Marne department, France (EU).
Several previous artworks were supported by the office of Cultural Affairs (French Ministry) and awarded by the Scan price, a French price dedicated to digital innovation.
More recent artworks were commissioned by Saint-Etienne City, labeled UNESCO City of Design https://www.designcities.net/city/saint-etienne/
Derrick leads an artistic career as a composer and electric guitarist playing contemporary masterpieces with international symphonic ensembles like Lyon Opera House, Suisse Orchestra (OSR), Nice Philharmonique Orchestra and also with several Bands since decades.
Derrick is also an independant artistic director and since years produces stunning scenographies using kinetic and luminous materials, involving spatialized sound spread outdoor or setup in heritage venues. Some of the main exhibitions were called « rendez-vous in infinite territories » (2013) and « Utopia, the city that moves » (2014)
As a community activist he founded the Creative Art Company (CreArtCom) a french digital art studio started in Lyon downtown several years ago and early 2000’s he built a cultural place in Lyon, France, around contemporary cultures, technologies & alternatives housing the first hackerspace of Lyon city. He received a subsides from a private sponsor, and from the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Council and The Regional Office of Cultural Affairs (France). Since the venue organized events and talks, as well as workshops and exposition monthly.
Derrick Gisloux also works as an artistic director for some Festivals (mainly new media arts & electronic music).
He builds the program of the exhibition and commissionnes artworks coming from USA, Asia and Europe.
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