Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster was born in Strasbourg, France in 1965. She grew up in Grenoble and graduated from the École du Magasin of the Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble in 1987 and from the Institute des Hautes Études en Arts Plastiques in Paris in 1989. Her work is cross-disciplinary, encompassing film, installation, video, and various forms of collaborative work, all focusing on the transformation of public and private spaces and the ways that spaces can affect human perception. She has had numerous international solo exhibitions and was given the Mies van der Rohe Award in 1996-97 and the Marcel Duchamp Award in 2002. She currently lives and works in Paris and Rio de Janeiro.
Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster is featured in Edition: Guest Editor, Stephan Breuer