I am mostly looking to bring a bit of weirdness to the world. These and other sections demonstrate prouvosts peculiar and complex navigation of influence, humour. Londonbased artist and filmmaker laure prouvosts humorous short films employ storytelling to construct precisely edited narratives that toy with language and association. Known for her immersive and mixedmedia installations that combine film and installation in humorous and idiosyncratic ways, prouvosts work addresses miscommunication and ideas becoming lost in translation. A rising star in the global art world, the french, londonbased artist laure prouvost is recognized for her confounding nonlinear films and immersive environmental installations. Birds chirping moaning the bern are stealing the raspberries. These and other sections demonstrate prouvost s peculiar and complex navigation of influence, humour. First shown at mmk frankfurt in 2016 and reconfigured for the exhibition, this hypnagogic environment, replete with watercoolers, plants. In her current show, laure prouvost, a frenchborn artist who won the turner prize in 20, combines the punchy urgency of movie trailers with ideas derived from film and literary and. The artist was lost in grand mas dream the abandoned artist studio got improved since grand dad has been lost in the tunnels of histories, grand dad is a conceptual artist whos last piece was to digg a tunnel to africa without the authority knowing about it, all for the love of wantee during their tea parties as there is no more love among. Laure prouvost installation and video artist youtube.
A crosssection of the turner prize winning artists moving image and sound work presented as part of the ica artists moving image network. Former turner prize winner laure prouvost invites authorjess saxbyauthor into her antwerp studio to talk wordplay and social media delusion ahead of her lisson gallery show opening in new york. The new commission is the culmination of the fourth edition of the prize. In 2002, she received her bfa from central st martins, london and studied towards her mfa at goldsmiths college, london. Laure prouvost wins turner prize 20 art and design. The artist book includes multivoiced biographies by anonymous contributors, that combine illustrated fantasies, anecdotes and vignettes of the artist, alongside collages of the artist s studio, personal communications and a film on paper. Laure prouvost artist talk hirshhorn museum prerna. Buy and sell signed multiples and original paintings at fair prices on llery. She was the winner of the max mara art prize for women in 2011 in collaboration with the whitechapel gallery and has had solo shows at numerous internationally renowned establishments including tate britain, the new museum, new york, and the institute of contemporary arts, london. Laure prouvost seduces at whitechapel gallery video. Turner prizewinning french artist laure prouvost animates real life encounters that spark memories and associations. She lives and works in london, uk and antwerp, belgium. Her installation wantee, for instance, which earned her. Women make films tessa power and treasa obrien, artistfilmmakers, screen a powerful selection of films for international working womens day basma alsharif, deep sleep, 2014 vivienne dick, augenblick, 2017 treasa obrien, memoirs of a spacemother, 2019 laure prouvost.
Join french visual artist laure prouvost and hirshhorn assistant curator betsy johnson as they discuss prouvosts multimedia practice, which explores the blurred relationships between language and meaning, and fiction and reality. However, laure prouvosts work includes the art forms of collage, installation, and film in combination. The art newspaper is the journal of record for the visual arts world, covering international news and events. Installation artist laure prouvost is named the winner of the 20 turner prize at an awards ceremony in londonderry, the uk city of culture 20. In 2011, londonbased french artist laure prouvost was announced the winner of the fourth max mara art prize for women. Laure prouvost, winner of the max mara art prize for women, presents the twopart installation farfromwords. Laure prouvost artist bio and art for sale artspace. Laure prouvost swallow me, from flanders to italy, a. The turner prizewinning artist laure prouvost is known for her lush, immersive films and mixedmedia installations.
French artist laure prouvost has won the max mara art prize for women for her film and installation work. Mellon foundation, the national endowment for the arts, and the william and nadine mcguire commissioning fund. Swallow all works 20, the central video of this twopart installation, is a meditation on pleasure, seen through the eyes of a hypothetical aesthete on the. Laure prouvost born 1978 is a french artist living and working in antwerp, belgium. Laure prouvost was born in lille, france and is currently based in antwerp. Blackrock library dublin, ireland library facebook. Interested in confounding linear narratives and expected associations among words, images, and meaning, she has said that in her works fiction and reality get really tangled. Laure prouvost, the hepworth, wakefield the wanderer betty drunk, art exchange, colchester it heat hit, black box gallery part of fourth wall series, vox populi, philadelphia the artist and the bunker, shanaynay, paris images festival, toronto film. Laure prouvost is a contemporary french artist known for her multimedia installations and performances. Laure prouvost is a frenchborn artist who resides and works in london, england.
Laure prouvost artist biography original signed artworks. Laure prouvost we will tell you loads of salades on our way to venice, 2018, join and support laure prouvosts project in venice in purchasing one of her limited edition of 100, 12. This is a special limited edition of the artist book, each with a unique artwork, sized and folded like a dust jacket for the special hardback version of the book. Artist laure prouvost is exhibiting a new work, farfromwords, at londons whitechapel gallery. The artist book includes multivoiced biographies by anonymous contributors, that combine illustrated fantasies, anecdotes and vignettes of the artist, alongside collages of the artists studio, personal communications and a film on paper. French artist laure prouvost speaks to adrian searle about her new twopart installation at whitechapel gallery in london. Laure prouvost, wantee, 20, installation view, kunstmuseum lucerne, 2016. Prouvosts, by contrast, is a mischievous pickandmix of ironic artspeak in the artist, pointing to a scribble on a page, the narrator tells us, its a conceptual piece. Laure prouvost was born in 1978 in croixlille, france. Prouvost, winner of the max mara art prize for women, discusses swallow. Additional support provided by leni and david moore, jr. Artist laure prouvost joins exhibition curator victoria sung for a conversation about prouvosts work and the development of they are waiting for you.
My work cannot exist without someone looking laure prouvosts world is a wonderland of fantastic grandparents, ego museums and translated emotions by rachael vance. Find an indepth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. After receiving the max mara prize for women 2011, prouvost was the first french artist to win the prestigious turner prize for contemporary british artists andor living in greatbritain. Together prouvost and parsonslord playfully and seductively explore human sensuality, technology and nature. The gallery space will be transformed into a subterranean travel agency, deep travel ink, 2016 with ambiguous function, purported to belong to the artists uncle. For her inaugural new york exhibition, laure prouvost presents an immersive installation. Multidisciplinary art sensation laure prouvost will. Laure prouvost, an artist of theories and influences the.
French artist laure prouvost poses with her work wantee, a video installation set in a mock tea party, after she was announced as the winner of the 20 turner prize. Laure prouvost swallow collezione maramotti, reggio emilia 20. Following her residency at the british school at rome and at the cittadellarte fondazione pistoletto in biella, prouvost presented an installation inspired by the aesthetic and sensuous pleasures of. Turner prize 20 nominee laure prouvost uses the idea of the artists book as biography, juxtaposing formal devices with mininarratives, images, and additional handwritten notes. Laure prouvost artists profile the saatchi gallery. Apr 18, 2014 this pin was discovered by jane harris.
Biography and art, auction, artworks, interview, statement, website. Laure prouvost, the artist representing france in the. Language in its broadest sense permeates the video, sound, installation and performance work of laure prouvost. Graeme robertson for the guardian prouvost, 35, is a french artist but studied in london at goldsmiths and. A lecture by artist and 20 turner prize winner laure prouvost, whose first u. They are waiting for you is made possible with generous support from the andrew w. Laure prouvost, the artist representing france in the venice biennale, wants you to know shes a bigtime liar her largest exhibition yet opens today at the museum of contemporary art.
Humour can be a means of saying things that are harder to articulate. Laure prouvost studied film at central saint martins and goldsmiths. My work cannot exist without someone looking laure prouvost s world is a wonderland of fantastic grandparents, ego museums and translated emotions by rachael vance. Based in london and new york, the englishlanguage publication is part of a network of. Yet, much like classic structuralist film, prouvost is keen to expose. Swallow screening, shakespeare and company, paris, france 2016 and she will say. Join french visual artist laure prouvost and hirshhorn assistant curator betsy johnson as they discuss prouvost s multimedia practice, which explores the blurred relationships between language and meaning, and fiction and reality. In november 2011 laure prouvost was announced as winner of the max mara art prize that includes a sixmonth residency in italy based at the british school in rome, and at the cittadellarte fondazione pistoletto in biella. Laure prouvost at collezione maramotti, reggio emilia. Farfromwords car mirrors eat raspberries when swimming through the sun, to swallow sweet smells laure prouvost, the recipient of the fourth max mara art prize for women, and nominated for the turner prize 20, presents farfromwords. Learn about the artist and see available works for sale. Here, the turner prizewinning artist laure prouvost explains the role of tea in her work and life through a 15yearold tea bag once used by her grandparents partly fictional characters central.1069 1436 1166 602 13 1317 1165 804 1293 937 1141 1106 98 405 1608 522 1212 156 195 1220 875 477 1467 1288 1300 804 1186 1496 1208 589 842 1607 226 1533 748 610 1135 1472 169 156 132 796 318 572 1014 446 1436