Born in 1942
Lives and works in France

''Through my work, I show that philosophy and art should and could merge to advance us on the path of knowledge.''
Tania Mouraud

A key figure on the French scene and an unclassifiable artist, Tania Mouraud refuses to be attached to any current or dogma. Since the end of the sixties, Tania Mouraud's work has been part of a practice that questions the relationship between art and social links by using various mediums: painting, installation, photo, sound, video, performance, etc. She proposes to add a meditation room to our standard apartments (1968). She displays in the public space on panels 3 x 4 m her disagreement with a society glorifying the having at the expense of the human (1977), She reflects on the decorative relations of the art and the war, on the limits of the perception with the help of writing by creating "words of form" (1989). Since 1998, she uses the photo, the video and the sound in a strong relation to the painting to question various aspects of history and the living. Tania Mouraud has influenced a whole generation of visual artists. In 2015, the Centre Pompidou Metz devoted a monographic retrospective exhibition to her work. In 2022, her Initiation room n°2 created in 1970 was presented at Art Basel Unlimited.

Entretien vidéo Tania Mouraud, 2020
Site de l'artiste
Site Rétrospective 2015 / Centre Pompidou Metz