Zoë Paul


Born in 1987 in London to South African parents, Zoë Paul grew up between the Greek island of Kythira and Oxford in the United Kingdom. The artist uses various techniques and timeless materials such as ceramics, bronze, textiles and drawing. Her work explores our relationship to tradition and craft, and to the notions of community and domestic space in the digital age.


Zoë Paul (b. 1987, London, UK) lives and works in Athens, Greece. After receiving her undergraduate degree at Camberwell College of Art, she completed her MA in Sculpture at the Royal College of Art, London. Past projects and exhibitions include La Perma-Perla Kraal Emporium, a collaborative work that invites visitors to sit around a long table and make clay beads (SPIKE Island, Bristol, 2018 and The Breeder, Athens, 2017); Equilibrists, organized by the New Museum, New York and the DESTE Foundation, Athens in collaboration with the Benaki Museum, Athens; Solitude and Village, an exhibition exploring social relations and indebtedness in the village (The Breeder, Athens, 2016), and Unorthodox (Jewish Museum, New York, 2015). In 2019, she had a solo exhibition at La Loge, Brussels. Currently, her work is presented at the Museum of Modern Art in New York in the context of The Modern Window, a series of site-specific installations by contemporary artists commissioned by MoMa.

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