Laure Prouvost is an artist who makes complex installations involving video works characterised by layered stories, surreal humour and wordplay. She has had solo shows at Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, France (2015), Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany (2014), Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City, Mexico (2014), Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia (2013), Tate Britain, London (2013), MOTINTERNATIONAL, London (2012) and Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, London (2011). Previous group exhibitions include 12th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon (2013), ICA, London (2012), Sculpture Center, New York (2011) and Portikus, Frankfurt (2011). In 2011, she received the Max Mara Art Prize for Women and in 2013 she received the Turner Prize for her installation Wantee made in response to the artist Kurt Schwitters. She studied at Goldsmiths College and Central St Martins, London.