We will go far
Monday 24 September, 19:00 to 21:00
Please join us for a talk and performance by artist Laure Prouvost, as she invites to participate in her stories and to reconsider how we perceive images and language.
Laure Prouvost will present and screen a selection of her works including Wantee (2013), If It Was (2015), and DIT_LEARN (2017).
Following the artist’s presentation, Marwan T. Assaf, curator of the exhibition Fleeting Exits, will open up the Q&A session.
This talk is programmed in conjunction to the exhibition Fleeting Exits.
Laure Prouvost is a major figure of the contemporary creation and representative of France for the 58th Art Venice Biennale in 2019. Laure Prouvost was born in the end 70s, and lives and works between the Croatian Desert, Antwerp and London. She received her BFA from Central St Martins, London in 2002, and studied towards her MFA at Goldsmiths College, London. She also took part in the LUX Associate Programme. Recent solo exhibitions include the wet wet wanderer, as part of Para|Fiction, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2017); softer and rounder so as to shine through your smooth marble, SALT Galata, Istanbul, Turkey (2017); and And she will say: hi her, ailleurs, to higher grounds…, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland (2016) and Ring Sing and Drink for Trespassing, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (ongoing). Laure Prouvost won the MaxMara Art Prize for Women in 2011 and was the recipient of the Turner Prize in 2013.