Laure Prouvost – winner

Laure Prouvost was nominated for her new work Wantee commissioned with Grizedale Arts for inclusion in Schwitters in Britain at Tate Britain and for her two-part installation for the Max Mara Art Prize for Women, resulting from a residency in Italy and presented in collaboration with the Whitechapel Gallery.

Laure Prouvost, Wantee 2013

Laure Prouvost, Wantee 2013
Mixed media, video: 14 minutes
Photo © Hydar Dewach
Courtesy the artist and MOT International

Her unique approach to filmmaking, often situated within atmospheric installations, employs strong story telling, quick cuts, montage and deliberate misuse of language to create surprising and unpredictable work.

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TateShots: Turner Prize 2013 Nominee, Laure Prouvost