Laure Prouvost

Collaborated Project:

Breaking the Waves

Laure Prouvost was born in 1978 . She lives and works in Antwerp. Known for her immersive and mixed-media installations that combine film and installation in humorous and idiosyncratic ways, her work addresses miscommunication and things getting lost in translation. She has exhibited internationally, at venues including Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen; M HKA, Antwerp; Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; SALT Galata, Istanbul; Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan; Red Brick Art Museum, Beijing, and New Museum, New York, among others. Prouvost represented France at the 2019 Venice Biennale and was included in ‘NIRIN,’ the 22nd Biennale of Sydney (2020). She was the recipient of the Turner Prize in 2013 andwon the MaxMara Art Prize for Women in 2011. Photo: Harry Kampianne