In a few days, the Fubiz Talks will meet you in the setting of the prestigious Salle Pleyel. Organized jointly by Fubiz and the TETRO agency, the event will mark the start of the creative season by inviting the talents that make up the creative landscape of today. They will come to share with an audience composed of seasoned enthusiasts, their inspirations and behind the scenes of their approach. The visual artist Prune Nourry will be there.

Prune Nourry lives and works in New York. Through sculpture, video and performance, she is interested in the fields of science and anthropology; in particular, it explores bioethical issues related to the selection of the sex of the child and the artificial evolutions of the human being. In recent years, the artist has become known for his long-term projects, such as the one that saw his army of 108 girls, the Terracotta Daughters, inspired by the terracotta warriors of Xi’an, travel the world between 2013 and 2015, before returning to China to be buried, excavation planned in 2030, giving birth to a contemporary archaeological site.

© Prune Nourry – Contemporary Archeology (Night) – Enfouissement de l’armée des Terracotta Daughters, 2015

In 2016, the National Museum of Asian Arts – Guimet, gave him Carte Blanche to think poetic dialogues between the permanent collection and his works, and to create in situ a monumental installation, a fragmented and ruined Buddha, inspired by the Buddhas of Bamiyan , a hymn to trace and memory, entitled La Destruction n’est pas une fin en soi.

© Laurent Edeline – La Destruction n’est pas une fin en soiPied du Bouddha, Musée Guimet, 2017

Prune Nourry will reveal some secrets of his creative approach, the basics of his reflections during his intervention on the stage of Salle Pleyel on October 4th. To take part in this third edition of Fubiz Talks, it is always possible to book your tickets.

© Prune Nourry – Men without Women – Performance Holy Daughters, New Delhi, Inde, 2010 © Marc Azoulay – The Amazon, Incense Ceremony – Cérémonie de l’encens, New York, 2018