FOXP2 is the first major solo exhibition in France of artist Marguerite Humeau’s works, currently on view at Palais de Tokyo, Paris. The exhibition comprises of a new series of works created by the French-born artist wherein she aims to reenact the origin of life and the development of conscious life forms.

EXHIBITION MARGUERITE HUMEAU | Palais de Tokyo (paris)
Marguerite Humeau, FOXP2, 2016. Digital image. Copyright Marguerite Humeau and Le Studio Humain (Benjamin Penaguin)

With myths, speculations and fantasy at the heart of her artwork, Humeau has created a physical and sensory experience that lies at the crossroads between science and fiction. The development of the project involved extensive research and collaboration with numerous scientists and specialists.

Exhibition view of Marguerite Humeau, FOX P2, Palais de Tokyo (23.06 – 11.09.2016). Courtesy of the artist. Photo : André Morin.
Exhibition view of Marguerite Humeau, FOX P2, Palais de Tokyo (23.06 – 11.09.2016). Courtesy of the artist. Photo : André Morin.

After graduation from Royal College of Art, London in 2011, Marguerite Humeau has held several solo exhibitions of her work, including Echoes, DUVE, Berlin, Germany (2015), Horizons, Import Projects, Berlin Art Week Jury Selection, Germany (2014), and The Things? – A Trip to Europa / Proposal for Serenading Outer Space Creatures with Stunts, Vibrations, Chemistry, Light, and Live Magic, Trailer Exhibition, Geneva (2013-2014).

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