Mélodie Mousset

Mélodie Mousset

The body and its constructions—biological, cultural, individual and collective—is at the centre of Mélodie Mousset’s research.


Mélodie Mousset studied at the School of Fine Arts of Rennes, at ECAL (Lausanne), at the Royal College of Arts (London) and completed her training with a Master of Fine Arts at CalArts (California Institute of Arts) in 2011.

Since 2010, her work has been exhibited worldwide in galleries and institutions including the MOCA (Museum Of Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles), the Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, the MAC (Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon), The Metropolitan Art Society (Beirut) and the SALTS (Basel).

In 2015, she won the Swiss Art Awards. HanaHana, presented at the Zabludowicz Collection (London) in 2018, received seven awards, including the Best Virtual Reality Artistic Experience Award at the VR Festival (Beijing), the Best Artistic Achievement Award at the VR Days Festival in 2017 and most recently the Visions Award at the VR Arles Festival in 2019.

Among his recent solo shows, the artist presented Intra-Aura in 2018 at the Last Tango (Zurich). HanaHana was exhibited at the V Glavnom Gallery (Tomsk, Russia) in 2018 and at the Roehrs & Boetsch Gallery (Zurich) in 2019. She will soon be exhibiting at the Swissnex (San Francisco).