• Statues Also Breathe is a project undertaken in collaboration with the families of the Chibok girls and the Obafemi-Awolowo University in Ile-Ife. 108 heads were casted in clay, inspired by the faces of the high school girls and the ancestral Ife heads. Raising awareness about the plight of the girls who are still missing, this artwork, with a documentary movie and a podcast, highlights the present day challenges that we must all address collectively as a global community.

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  • For Château La Coste, Prune Nourry imagined a large sculpture, a pregnant woman lying on her back, with parts of her body emerging from the ground. Immersive and timeless installation, eco-responsibly architecture, Mater Earth brings us to the origins of human life and the creation myths, two recurring themes in the artist's work.

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  • Prune Nourry develops her reflection about the mythological figure of the Amazons, a tribe of huntresses who, so legend tells us, cut off their breasts to make it easier to shoot with a bow. She proposes Infinite Arrows, an exhibition which offers an in-depth exploration of the symbolisms of the arrow and geometrical shapes, echoing the American minimalism.

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  • Invited by the choreographer Angelin Preljocaj, Prune Nourry invents the scenography of the baroque opera ballet Atys, created by Jean-Baptiste Lully for Louis XIV. She works around the notions of hybridation and fractal, exploring the moment when the main character turns into a pine tree. Simultanously, the artist unveils in artgenève a set of sculptures inspired by her decor. In the second half of 2022, the sculpture Atys #1 is also exhibited in the courtyard of the Assemblée nationale, Paris.

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  • Projet Phenix revives the tradition of portraiture and explores the intimate relationship between artist and model. Prune Nourry invited eight visually impaired people to pose in her studio. Blindfolded, without ever seeing them – not before, during or after the project – she created a bust of each model, simply through touching and listening. Plunged into total darkness, the show invites visitors to share the same experience as the artist.

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  • L’Amazone Érogène follows in the spirit of the Catharsis project. The monumental installation plays with the characteristic symbols of the woman warrior: a bow, arrows, and a target in the form of a woman’s breast to create a striking metaphor for breast cancer. The work also expresses a sense of the potential of procreation.

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  • Serendipity is the process to discover what was not known, in the most unexpected way. It is also the title of the first Prune Nourry's feature documentary. The film Serendipity tells the journey of the artist through the breast cancer, the news meanings emerging from her body of work, and the connexions between her last projects and her illness.

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  • Catharsis - "purify" in Greek - is the highpoint in a long physical and mental process in which the body and soul, through material and ritual, project themselves onto this world. The body purifies itself from harm; it disposes of illness on the way to recovery. (Ittaï Weinryb)

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  • Anima is an immersive installation that explores the concept of the soul and the divide between Man and Animal through an unprecedented collaboration between artists, magicians and anthropologists.

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  • Interested in the process of sculpture making, Prune has been creating works that capture specific moments of the production process, inviting viewers to witness behind-the-scene ephemeral stages in which she finds beauty.

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  • In Prune's Imbalance series, the artist re-appopriates tools traditionally used to balance the body flow such as acupuncture needles and suction cups. Instead of conveying healing, these tools are used to suggest illness or threat in the resulting sculptures.

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  • Set as part of Prune Nourry's Terracotta Daughters, the concept of the dinner is based on an archeology-inspired scenography, inviting guests to make use of archeology research tools to dig through layers of food, inearthing parts of sculptures.

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  • In an extension of her Holy Daughters project in India, Prune now reflects upon gender preference in China and immerses herself in the local culture through the familiar symbol of the Terracotta Soldiers, by creating an army of 108 life-size Terracotta Daughters. In 2015, the Terracotta Daughters' Army was buried in Mainland China, following a performance entitled the Earth ceremony, with participants becoming the eyewitnesses of the birth of this “contemporary archeological site” - excavation planned in 2030.

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  • Holy River is the culmination of the Holy Daughters three-year project on gender selection focused on India. Nourry immersed herself in the local culture by commissioning local craftsmen to recreate a monumental version of her invented goddess, inviting the viewer to question accepted values.

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  • In her second performance in India, Nourry re-appropriated the Holi festival and invited little girls to play with milk powder around her Holy Daughter goddess.

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  • The Holy Daughters project began in 2010 as a performance in the streets of New Delhi. Nourry abandoned resin versions of her hybrid sculptures and recorded the local’s reactions - inviting to question gender preference.

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  • Prune explores the complicated themes of gender and sexual identity. Travelling through time, from the myth of creation, to a permissive Classical antiquity, the Baroque libertines, and today’s exploding porn industry, Prune collaborates with performers, animating sculpture and examining the relationship between religion and sexuality.

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  • For the ongoing series In Vitro, begun in 2010, Nourry uses found laboratory glassware to create unique sculptural pieces inspired by genetics.

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  • The Spermbar project questions the sperm-bank industry and its practices.

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  • In 2009, the artist began her Procreative Dinners (ephemeral works crossing art, science and gastronomy), bringing together a star chef and a scientist to reflect upon the idea of children “à la carte”.

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  • Through the Bébés Domestiques project, Prune Nourry questions the boundaries between humans and animals, genetic manipulation, and the anthropomorphization of pets.

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