Yoann Lemoine , known as Woodkid , is a French singer-songwriter, director, musician and graphic designer, born March 16, 1983 in Tassin-la-Demi-Lune (Rhône ).
As a director, Yoann Lemoine has made his name by producing clips for French artists such as Yelle, Nolwenn Leroy and The Shoes, as well as international artists like Katy Perry, Drake and Lana Del Rey. who he also collaborated on stage.
Yoann Lemoine was born in Tassin-la-Demi-Lune> near Lyon> on March 16, 1983. His mother is of Polish Jewish origin> and the imagery of Eastern Europe is an influence he claims in his work>. In addition to his family history, his homosexuality also influences his work >>>>>.
He began studying illustration and animation at École Émile-Cohl, where he graduated with honors. He then left for the UK to take a screenprint at the University of Swindon. Yoann moved to Paris in 2004. In 2006, Yoann produced a series of sketches for Sofia Coppola for the film Marie-Antoinette.