She lives in Rome and Berlin. In her work, Curnier Jardin has revisited Joan of Arc, Bernadette Soubirous, the Goddess Demeter, the birth of Jesus and his saint Family, the Anatomical theatre of the Renaissance, as well as pagan and catholic rites in Central and Southern Europe. In 2019 she was awarded the Preis der Nationalgalerie. Working across the mediums of drawing, performance, music, installation, and film, Curnier Jardin, use an approach that combines ethnography and fantasy; with a particular awareness of the role’s women have played in mythology, folklore, and conventional narrative cinema; roles that are commonly stereotyped as saint, witch, mother, or mystic.
All images Courtesy by the artist and Ellen de Bruijne Projects