Marthine Pascale Tayou
Born in Nkongsamba, Cameroon, 1967
Lives and works in Ghent, Belgium and Yaoundé, Cameroon
Marthine Pascale Tayou takes found and everyday materials and reconfigures them into sculptures and installations that speak to a state of hybridity, exploration, travel, and the general heterogeneity of our contemporary lives. In US IS THEM, Tayou's work translates the tradition of wooden sculpture into glass figures enveloped with layers of clothing, jewelry and accouterments.