Sophie Calle

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Birthday
9, 1953
Birthplace
Paris, France
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1953 (age 65)
Birthplace
Paris, France

About

French conceptual and installation artist and photographer whose works explored human interactions. Most famous for such projects as "Suite Venitienne" from 1979 and "The Shadow" from 1981.

Before Fame

She traveled for seven years after her graduation from college. Upon her return to Paris, she developed her surveillance-like mode of artistic observation.

Trivia

Her work was influenced by the French literary movement Oulipo, which explored the idea of restraint.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Paris, France.

Associated With

She inspired a character in the Paul Auster novel "Leviathan" from 1992.