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Claire Paugam is a multidisciplinary French artist (born 1991) based in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Claire was the recipient of the Icelandic Art Prize Motivational Award of the Year 2020 for her ambitious and powerful contribution to the Icelandic art scene.

After graduating in 2016 from the Iceland University of the Arts’ MFA program, Claire has exhibited in various art institutions in Iceland and abroad, such as the 5th International Biennale for Young Art, Deep Inside, curated by Nadim Samman. While primarily focusing on her art practice, she creates interactive stage designs for concerts and installations with new media artist Raphaël Alexandre. Claire also has a collaboration-based curatorial practice: in 2020, the musician Julius Pollux and Claire curated Vestur í bláinn, a collective exhibition about immigration in Iceland, spread in different locations in Reykjavík. Also, Claire has been a board member of The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, since 2019.  

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