Swiss, 20th – 21st century, female.
Active since 1985 active in Paris, since 1998 in Berlin.
Born 1959, in Evilard.
Painter, installation artist, video artist, performance artist.
Favre settled in Paris in 1985, then in Berlin in 1998. Her work, which draws on different sources, is eclectic and even seems contradictory. She divides her time between performance, sound, video, theatre, writing and painting. Generally, she produces work in series revolving around a chosen object, such as a chair, a pillow or a cupboard. Using a single colour, white, she then invites us to reflect....