Laure Prouvost was born in 1978 in Croix-Lille, France. She lives and works in London, UK and Antwerp, Belgium. After receiving the Max Mara Prize for Women , Prouvost was the first French artist to win the prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary British artists and/or living in Great Britain. Prouvost was a LUX Associate Artist 2008/9.
Upcoming exhibitions include a major touring solo exhibition between Consortium Dijon, MMK Frankfurt and Kunstmuseum Luzern  in addition to solo exhibitions at the Centre for Contemporary Art Laznia, Gdansk; Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis; Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam ; Hangar Biccoca, Milan; FRAC/Consortium, Dijon; and State of Concept, Athens . 2016 also includes residencies at Bogliasco Foundation, Genoa and at Fahrenheit for FLAX Foundation, Los Angeles.
Recent solo exhibitions include A Way To Leak, Lick, Leek at Fahrenheit, Los Angeles ; DER ÖFFENLICHKEIT: Laure Prouvost at Haus Der Kunst, Munich; Dear dirty dark drink drift down deep droll (in der dole) at carlier|gebauer, Berlin; Laure Prouvost: It, Heat, Hit, e-flux, New York; We Will Go Far, Musée départemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart; Burrow Me, Rupert, Vilinus; L’écran: Entre ici et Ailleurs, CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux. Other selected solo exhibitions include The Meeting at MOT International, Brussels ; Polpomotorino at Morra Greco Foundation, Naples ; For Forgetting at New Museum, New York ; From Wantee to Some Signs at Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp ; Laure Prouvost / Adam Chodzko at Tate Britain, London ; Laure Prouvost at The Hepworth, Wakefield .