Underground grafter laure prouvost at the venice biennale. Language in its broadest sense permeates the video, sound, installation and performance work of laure prouvost. The book is made up of text and images, including a newly commissioned biography that is punctuated by graphic statements about language, translation, and. Laure prouvost wins turner prize 20 french video and multimedia artist is surprise winner of uks most prestigious art prize at ceremony in derry, northern ireland published.
Her installation wantee, for instance, which earned her. Narrated in the artist s soft, seductive voice, they are interspersed with spoken and written instructions that. The video installation is the result of a 6month long residency in italy as part of the max mara art prize for women. She studied film at central saint martins in london between 1999 and 2002, and later attended goldsmiths college. Aug 04, 2015 artist laure prouvost has an unusual solo show this month at rupert, an arts center in vilnius, lithuania best known for her films and installations, prouvost won the 20 turner prize for her. 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. I think misunderstanding makes you use your imagination more says laure. The french artists video installation wantee, which is a. Nov 22, 2011 image caption prouvost was born in lille, france. Laure prouvost created a dark muddy room at grizedale arts, which forms the setting for this new video work. 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. Eager to see the art in laure prouvosts first solo exhibition at lisson gallery.
Feb 27, 2014 a lecture by artist and 20 turner prize winner laure prouvost, whose first u. Chez laure prouvost, le texte, les images, les sons, les objets veulent toujours. The provocative and eloquent film monolog won the 56th oberhausen short film principal prize in 2010. Laure prouvost, 35, was handed the uks most prestigious award for. Laure prouvost turner prize winning work, wantee, returns. Prouvosts environments often confound expectations through a rapidfire succession of sound and image. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. Wantee and her twopart installation for the max mara art prize for. Sep 20, 20 entering laure prouvost s studio in east london, which she has sublet for the past five years, i am taken aback by its modesty of scale. Londonbased artist and filmmaker laure prouvosts humorous short films employ storytelling to construct precisely edited narratives that toy with language and association. She received her bfa from central st martins, london in 2002 and studied towards her mfa at goldsmiths college, london. Laure prouvost born 1978 is a french artist living and working in antwerp, belgium.
In 2011, prouvost won the maxmara art prize for women and was the recipient of the turner prize in 20. In 20, laure prouvost won the prestigious turner prize for her work wantee a video installation telling the truefictional story of her grandfathers relationship with kurt schwitters. Laure prouvost wins turner prize 20 art and design. An edition of 100 hand made earthenware teapots approx 20 x 20 x 14cm made as part of laure prouvost s wantee project for the schwitters in britain exhibition at tate britain and which won her the 20 turner prize. They are waiting for you is organized by the walker art center, minneapolis and made possible with generous support from the andrew w. She lives and works in london, uk and antwerp, belgium. Turner prize won by laure prouvost s wantee the londonbased winner of the uks art contest took the award for a piece of video art which features a tea party. May 21, 2018 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. Using a technique she describes as back word stories, prouvost uses the idea of the artists book as a biography, juxtaposing formal devices with mini narratives, images and handwritten notes. Laure prouvost 1978 is a french artist who lives and works in london. This years turner prize winner, laure prouvost, surprised many by taking home the prestigious prize with her moving piece wantee, which weaves together a fictional narrative about her grandfathers relationship with artist kurt schwitters. Her film installation wantee 20 was first displayed as part of schwitters in britain at tate britain last year, and won prouvost the turner prize.
Stamped and numbered from the edition of 100 on the accompanying certificate of authenticity, height 220mm 8 58in multiple this was made as part of laure prouvost s wantee project for the kurt schwitters in britain exhibition at tate britain, which won her the 20 turner prize. Learn about the artist and see available works for sale. Laure prouvost is a frenchborn artist who resides and works in london, england. These and other sections demonstrate prouvosts peculiar and complex navigation of influence, humour. Laure prouvost, ideally this sign would be the taste of escape, 2016. Marc latzel the blue path led me straight to prouvosts video installation wantee 20, which takes up the story of the artists artiste manque grandfather. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. F rench artist laure prouvost moved to london aged 18. 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. Her installation wantee, for instance, which earned her the 20 turner prize, fittingly exhibits these traits.
In 2019, she represented france at the venice biennale with the multimedia work the deep blue sea surrounding you. A crosssection of the turner prize winning artists moving image and sound work presented as part of the ica artists moving image network. The room is conceived as the living room of prouvost s fictional grandfather. 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. Mmk museum fur moderne kunst frankfurtmain germany. All the very breast, laure prouvost, she signs off in the books introduction.
Laure prouvost is a contemporary french artist known for her multimedia installations and performances. Laure prouvost wins turner prize for wantee youtube. Laure prouvost french, born 1978 laure prouvost french, b. Laure prouvost was born in lille, france 1978 and is currently based in antwerp. Feb 28, 2018 i am mostly looking to bring a bit of weirdness to the world. Published on dec 3, 20 a french artist has won britains most wellknown art competition, the turner prize, with a video installation set in a mocked up tea party. Laure prouvost was born in lille, france and is currently based in antwerp. Yet, much like classic structuralist film, prouvost is keen to expose the mechanical components and basic limitations of the medium.
Laure prouvost s most recent exhibition in new york at lisson gallery 9 march14 april 2018 was a gesamtkunstwerk of sorts. Born in 1978, in lille, france, she often subverts typical narrative structures through her film works, integrating multiple stories and investigating both literary and art historical conversations. Laure prouvost artists profile the saatchi gallery. Winners speech jump to media player installation artist laure prouvost has won this years turner prize for her piece wantee, which takes the audience in search of her. However, laure prouvost s work includes the art forms of collage, installation, and film in combination. Created by laure prouvost and the potters of grizedale forest. Wantee, a work for which she won the 20 turner prize, explores the home, teapots and tunnelling habits of her fictional grandparents. Starting in september, the mmk museum fur moderne kunst will present the turner prize winner laure prouvost b. The show spread through the entire 10 th avenue gallery space and included two years of artistic production. The beautifully moving and immersive film and installation was well received by the panel of four judges, but ranked in low odds at the bookmakers. 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. Prouvost won the turner prize in 20 for a film and installation wantee.
Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. The art newspaper is the journal of record for the visual arts world, covering international news and events. Former turner prize winner laure prouvost invites into her antwerp studio to talk wordplay and social media delusion ahead of her lisson gallery show opening in new york. Turner prize won by laure prouvosts wantee uk news. David levene the guardian tunnelling is a prouvost trademark. Turner prize 20 goes to laure prouvost in pictures. Laure prouvost, the artist representing france in the. Laure prouvost installation and video artist youtube. Dec 09, 2016 the solo exhibition gdm grand dads visitor center by laure prouvost, is a gesamtkunstwerk that brings together over fifteen works, including installations, videos and projections, sculptures and found objects. In 2002, she received her bfa from central st martins, london and studied towards her mfa at goldsmiths college, london. After graduating from central st martins in 2002, she worked as an artist s assistant to john latham before studying at.
Winner laure prouvost accepts the 20 turner prize bbc news. Prouvost was selected to represent france at the 58th venice biennale in 2019. Defiant of traditional narrative structures, prouvosts films integrate multiple stories and. Laure prouvost artist bio and art for sale artspace. The french provocateur is an artworld trickster, one who spins meaning, turns it on its head, and does so in funny, unconventional ways. I went to the betting shop this afternoon, says laure prouvost, to put a. A conceptual artist, he has disappeared making his last, most daring. Prouvosts work moves between film, performance, sound and site specific installation, it often plays with the relationship between director, performer, audience and the architecture of viewing. For her oneoff performance, prouvost will take audience in search of her fictional grandfather, a conceptual artist and one of schwitterss close friends.
Prouvost s environments often confound expectations through a rapidfire succession of sound and image. The beautifully moving and immersive film and installation was well received by the panel of four judges. Laure prouvost, they are waiting for you, 2017 laure prouvost. A lecture by artist and 20 turner prize winner laure prouvost, whose first u.
Laure prouvost, an artist of theories and influences the. A visit with turner prize 20 nominee laure prouvost in her london studio to discuss her unique approach to filmmaking. Laure prouvost was born in 1978 in croixlille, france. 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. The work, commissioned by grizedale arts and the tate britain, is a poignant example of laure s immersive filmmaking style, her tangling of narratives and. Laure prouvosts commission for the schwitters in britain exhibition explores the lasting legacy of kurt schwitters. Wantee, a work for which she won the 20 turner prize. In surprise win, laure prouvost takes turner prize the. 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. The weird conceptual universe of the artist laure prouvost. Laure prouvost motinternational pa prouvost created more footage for her endearingly dotty film.
Graeme robertson for the guardian prouvost, 35, is a french artist but studied in london at goldsmiths and central saint martins and has. Laure prouvost is a french artist living and working in antwerp, belgium. Mar 22, 20 artist laure prouvost is exhibiting a new work, farfromwords, at londons whitechapel gallery. Find an indepth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. Stamped and numbered from the edition of 100 on a certificate of authenticity, height 220mm 8 58in this was made as part of laure prouvost s wantee project for the kurt schwitters in britain exhibition at tate britain, which won her the 20 turner prize. Multidisciplinary art sensation laure prouvost will represent. An artist on the magical importance of a 15yearold tea. The artist studied film at central saint martins csm and also attended goldsmiths, which is part of the university of london. Cependant, le personnage prend toute son envergure dans the artist 2010.
Graeme robertson for the guardian prouvost, 35, is a french artist but studied in london at goldsmiths and. Laure prouvost is a french artist, best known for her rich, immersive films and mixed media installations. Laure prouvost this book likes you, artist book book works, 20 isbn. Additional support provided by leni and david moore, jr. 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. The weird conceptual universe of the artist laure prouvost ahead of representing france at the venice biennale, the turner prizewinner talks about creating her semifictional world share on. French artist laure prouvost has won the max mara art prize for women for her film and installation work.
The work was a cocommission from coniston based grizedale arts, whose previous. French artist laure prouvost opens her largest show ever at the museum of. The artist laure prouvost, who was born in france but has lived in london since she was 18, won the award given to a british artist under 50. Biography laure prouvost is a contemporary french artist known for her multimedia installations and performances.
Laure prouvost mmk museum fur moderne kunst art matter. 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. They are waiting for you is made possible with generous support from the andrew w. Based in london and new york, the englishlanguage publication is part of a network of. Laure prouvost, security gate, 2019 wood and metal construction with concrete surface, acrylic, tapestry, motion sensor with sound 250 x 5 x 45 cm, unique. Max mara art prize for women by herrmann, daniel f. Laure prouvost wantee admin 7 january, 2014 prouvost, laure, videos a visit with turner prize 20 winner laure prouvost in her london studio to discuss her unique approach to filmmaking. Laure prouvost studied film at central saint martins and goldsmiths. Artist laure prouvosts solo show at londons whitechapel. Her installation wantee was commissioned by grizedale arts and the tate to.
Dec 03, 20 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. Laure prouvost, wantee, 20, installation view, kunstmuseum lucerne, 2016. Laure prouvost, the artist representing france in the venice biennale, wants you to know shes a bigtime liar before you begin reading, an important note. Mellon foundation, the national endowment for the arts, and the william and nadine mcguire commissioning fund. Oct 23, 2015 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. Each teapot is supplied with a stamped and numbered certificate of authentication. In wantee the granddad is lost, so the grandma is more or less taking over. Laure prouvost, london art book fair, whitechapel gallery, london. 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.
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, wantee, 20, installation view, kunstmuseum luzern, photo. Having won the prestigious max mara art prize for women in. Through her work, the artist seeks to destabilize the relationship between language, sensation, and understanding, using familiar narratives in her films to entice the viewer. The turner prizewinning artist laure prouvost is known for her lush, immersive films and mixedmedia installations.
Laure prouvost wins turner prize 20 art and design the. This invented relative is described as a conceptual artist and one of kurt schwitterss close friends. Dec 03, 20 laure prouvost wins turner prize 20 french video and multimedia artist is surprise winner of uks most prestigious art prize at ceremony in derry, northern ireland published. I meet french artist laure prouvost on a hot summer day at her studio in london fields. Another word, grandad, recalls her acclaimed video work wantee. Humour can be a means of saying things that are harder to articulate. Laure prouvost has been announced as the winner of the prestigious turner prize at a ceremony in londonderry. Laure prouvost explores the processes of narrative, translation and reflection, and the substantial miscommunications, cultural slippages, inventive.447 1503 694 796 494 992 726 705 843 864 1157 209 1566 1004 983 550 672 1500 249 564 4 1295 1079 98 412 1437 5 1232 126 1441 298 752