Pauline M’barek was born in 1979. She works and lives in Brussels and Cologne, and studied the visual arts in Hamburg, Marseille and Cologne. Her work has been presented in several solo exhibitions such as “Forms of Tangency/ Formen der Berührung” at Frankfurter Kunstverein (2014),“The Tangible Border” at the Quadrennial of Düsseldorf, “Semiophores” at the Thomas Rehbein Gallery (2013) and “Trophies” at the Sfeir-Semler Gallery (2011). She was also part of group exhibitions such as “How the tangible shapes the mind” at Kunstverein Nürnberg (2014),”Agitationism” during the Irish biennial EVA International in Limerick (2014), “The mask needs to have danced” at Marres, Centre for Contemporary Culture in Maastricht (2013) and “The Memories Are Present” at Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (2012).