Laure Prouvost's Biography
Laure Prouvosts is a French artist best known for her time-based media, sculpture, and installation art. Born in 1978 in France, she has become a prominent figure in the ultra-contemporary art movement. Her work often deals with themes of identity, cultural displacement, and nostalgia. Prouvosts received her MFA from Goldsmiths College in 2002, and has since exhibited extensively around the world. Her work has been featured in exhibitions at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona, and the Guangzhou Triennial in China. She has also had solo exhibitions at the Tate Britain in 2014 and the Whitechapel Gallery in 2016. In 2021, Prouvosts was awarded the prestigious Turner Prize for her work. She is the first French artist to win the prize since 1981. She is currently based in London, where she works on her multifaceted art practice.