Marguerite Humeau, FOXP2 (Mutation), 2016
Duratran and bespoke lightbox (UK electrical fittings)
44 x 26 x 5 cm
Limited Edition of 10
Accompanied by a signed and numbered certificate of authenticity
This edition by Marguerite Humeau was produced by Nottingham Contemporary on the occasion of the exhibition FOXP2, 2016. This work references microscopic images of a mutated FOXP2 gene – the protein gene that is essential for human development of speech and language. All profits raised from the sale of this limited-edition work support Nottingham Contemporary’s free programme of exhibitions, educational activities and research programmes.
Marguerite Humeau (b. 1986) is a French born, London based artists whose work can be found in museums collections such as the Tate Collection. Her research led process typically takes the form of large-scale installations involving sound and abstract form sculpture. Humeau has described herself as an “Indiana Jones in Google times.”