BIOGRAPHY

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He produces and performs hand shadows all over the world.

Author, creator and consultant, he is now acknowledged as a worldwide specialist in the art of shadows.

As a set designer, he produces and develops many exclusive processes of shadowgraphying (giant shadows, 3D shadows, monumental shadows) for exhibitions or shows. He is frequently asked to set up specific projects including shadows, magic and sleight of hand that gather people from the artistic sphere such as the film director Frederick Wiseman and theatre directors like Robert Lepage, advertising agents, choreographers like Philippe Decouflé, visual artists and scenographers.

Magicien et Ombromane, Philippe Beau est aujourd'hui l'un des rares artistes professionnels spécialisés dans l'ombromanie (jeux d'ombres manuelles chorégraphiées)
De nombreux créateurs (cinéastes, photographes, chorégraphes, publicitaires...) font régulièrement appel à lui pour élaborer un travail spécifique autour des ombres et de la magie.
Performeur et conseiller artistique, il est devenu un spécialiste reconnu mondialement.