born in Paris, France, in 1963
lives and works in Malakoff, France
Sophie Calle gained international reputation through participating extensively for close to thirty years in major solo and group exhibitions and Biennials. She was invited to be the official representative of France at the 2007 Venice Biennial. Her project for Venice „Prenez soin de vous” was later exhibited again at the Bibliothèque national de France Richelieu, Paris (2008), at the Museum of Modern Art of Bahia, Salvador and SESC Pompeia, São Paulo, both Brazil (2009). Further solo exhibitions in 2009 were staged at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Bruxelles, the Whitechapel Gallery, London (travelling to De Pont–museum of contemporary art, Tilburg, The Netherlands and to the Louisiana in Demark in 2010.