For her project " Souris Calle ", Sophie Calle further expands the notion of author to share the; mourning and celebration of a loved one. This work is part from the series "Autobiographies" tied to Souris' death. Juxtaposing framed texts with photographs, these "Autobiographies" are one of the artist's most celebrated series. Since 1991, they have been exhibited around the world: the Musee d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain de la Ville de Paris, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Sprengel Museum Hannover, and the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels (BOZAR), to name a few. Because I found a seven-word definition of me online: "Sophie Calle, artist without child by choice."; Because the only time I imagined myself giving birth, it was to a cat.
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