Christian Fenouillat

Set Designer Carmen

Christain Fenouillat was born in Périgueux, France. He trained initially as an architect and since 1975 has worked as a set designer for cinema, theatre and opera. His other work for directors Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier includes Armide and La clemenza di Tito (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris); Wozzeck, Der Rosenkavalier and Der Ring des Nibelungen (Geneva); Jenůfa (Spoleto Festival); Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Lausanne); Ariane et Barbe-Bleue and Lucia di Lammermoor (Opéra de Lyon); Giulio Cesare in Egitto and Norma (Salzburg Festival); Falstaff (Angers-Nantes Opéra); Die Zauberflöte (Vienna State Opera) and Le Comte Ory (Theater an der Wien). In theatre, his credits include plays by Lorca, Pirandello, Strindberg, Bond, Synge and the Prix Goncourt-winning Marie N’Diaye. In cinema he has worked with directors including Jean-Luc Godard and Marguerite Duras. He also participates in art exhibitions, including a co-exhibition with Juliette Binoche.