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Turner Prize Winner Laure Prouvost: 'Question what you are told'

She's the only French artist ever to win the prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary art: Laure Prouvost speaks exclusively to France 24 about her recent awards success, how getting lost in translation can be an inspiring experience, and why she likes to unsettle her audience.

Also on the show: a heady cocktail of art and wine at the Bernard Magrez Foundation in Bordeaux.

Finally, we discover how Europe’s biggest magic show takes inspiration from the likes of Tim Burton for its fantastical storytelling.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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