Born 1943, France. After winning an award for a photography contest while a student at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, Message toured Southern Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Israel, and the United States etc. She was deeply inspired seeing Jean Dubuffet’s Art Breut Collection at the Musée des arts décoratifs in 1967. She stayed in New York from 1980 to 1981. Since then, Message has held solo exhibitions at Musée d’art moderne de la Villa de Paris, Musée de Grenoble, The Museum of Modern Art, New York and other major museums in Europe and the USA. She presented at the France Pavillion at the 51st Venice Biennale in 2005, where she was awarded the Golden Lion Award.