Artist & Work

Taus Makhacheva

Taus Makhacheva

Female

b. 1983, Moscow

 

Taus Makhacheva has developed a performance-based practice, questioning traditional forms of history-making as well as cultural and gender norms, and adopting a humorous criticality to everyday life. Makhacheva’s works have been shown in Warsaw, Paris, London, Uppsala, Istanbul, Leipzig, Perm, Milan, among others, and she has been part of the Venice, Sharjah, Liverpool and Moscow biennales. She is recipient of Future of Europe prize, Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig (2014).