Tania MouraudBorn In 1942 In Paris, France / Lives And Works In Colombiers, France
Tania Mouraud is a unique artist in a class of her own. Her work has constantly evolved since she started creating in 1960s, alternatively exploring multiple media including, but not limited to painting, installation, photography, performance, video and sound. Yet one thing has remained constant, her works have always explored the relationship between art and social connections. From the end of the sixties, Tania Mouraud's work explores the relation between art and social connections through various medium such as painting, installation, photo, sound, video, performance, etc. She proposes to add a meditation room to our standard apartments (1968). On 54 billboards in Paris (1977) she declares her disapproval of a society glorifying consumption at the expense of individuals. She investigates the decorative relation between art and war as well as the limitation of perception by creating "mots de forme" (words of shape) (1989). From 1998, she uses photo, sound and video to examine different aspects of History and Life.