Marie-Claire Messouma Manlanbien (b. 1990, France) is a Caribbean Guadeloupian, French, and Ivorian artist who left war-torn Ivory Coast in 2004 to live in France. A storyteller with mediums - sculpture, video performance, drawing, painting and installation, she combines art shapes, clothing and props, stories and poetic narratives with immense cultural influences resulting in a "plural identity". An Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux Arts, Paris graduate of 2016, she exhibited in “I’am what I’am” at the ici.Gallery, L’élargissement des fantasmes curated by Eva BAROIS DE CAEVEL at the Maëlle Galerie; Le 61e Salon de Montrouge Artfair, curated by Ami BARAK and Marie GAUTIER, “KANAK – l’Art est une parole “The before of the Quai Branly Museum, and Royaltrash curated by Giulia Casalini in London. She will be in 38th Biennal EVA International in Limerick Ireland in 2018.
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Her work has been exhibited at the12th Biennial of Young Creation at La Graineterie Art Center Houilles, France; I'am what I'am at here.gallery - Curator: Julie Crenn, belleville, Paris - France, Prelude of The thought of the tremor, to the big neighbor - Diameter, Young creation Paris, France; The thought of the tremor, to the big neighbor - Diameter, Young creation, Paris, France; Royaltrash - Curator: Giulia Casalini, London, United Kingdom by Cuntemporary.org; Weft at the Episodique Gallery Paris, France; YGREC ENSAPC Gallery, Les Grands Voisin, Paris, France; The Enlargement of Fantasies, Curated by Eva BAROIS DE CAEVEL at the Maëlle Galerie, Paris, France; THE FOURTH SEX - Commissariat Marie Maertens, Espace le Coeur in Paris France; Around the game - Gallery 59, Culturia asso, Rivoli, Paris, France; 61st Salon de Montrouge - Artistic curator: Ami Barak and Marie Gautier (associate); and Thousand Leaves V - YGREC Galerie - on the occasion of DRAWING NOW PARIS, The Salon of Contemporary Drawing - Paris, France.
Her work has been published in yhe Catalog of 61Salon de Montrouge 2016 - Commissariat Ami Barak and Marie Gautier, Catalog of the exhibition Trame (s) at Episodic Gallery,
Catalog of the exhibition "Come, but do not come when I'll be alone" at the YGREC Gallery, and the Grands Voisin, Paris, France
Marie-Claire Messouma MANLANBIEN