2010 | NYC | Special Features
Artist name: Marie Losier
Dates of residency: 2010
Lives and works: New York City
Marie Losier is a filmmaker and curator working in New York City whose work has been featured extensively. She is currently developing her first feature film on musical genius Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and her band Psychic TV, and the work in progress was featured at the Centre George Pompidou in 2009 . Marie’s films have been featured at the Berlin Film Festival, Fondation Cartier/Soiree Nomades (Paris), Bozar Museum (Belgium), Walter Reade-Lincoln Center (NYC) Cinemateque Francaise (Paris ) among others. She was recently commissioned by Kino Arsenal in Berlin to make a film inspired by Jack Smith for the LIVE FILMS! festival which led to the creation of the -Slap The Gondola!. In 2008. Marie’s film portrait on musician and filmmaker, “Tony Conrad-Tony Conrad DreaMinimalist”- was featured at Tate Modern, Rotterdam and Berlin Film Festival, Harvard Film Archives, Kassel Documentary Film Festival, Copenhagen Film Festival, Cornell Cinema. At the Berlin Film Festival, she presented 7 films in a solo show at the Forum-Arsenal “Marie Losier Goes Underground”, where she also premiered her film on Tony Conrad. In 2006, “The Ontological Cowboy” , her film portrait on Richard Foreman, was selected for the Whitney Biennial (NY). “Electrocute Your Stars”, a film portrait on George Kuchar was featured at MOMA (Museum of Modern Art (NY) . In 2007, she curated “Sweet Sixteen” for The Rotterdam Film Festival, and was invited by The Berlin Film Festival to present “Manuelle Labor”, a film realised in collaboration with Canadian Filmmaker Guy Maddin.
During her Special Features residency at RU, Losier filmed “Cet Air La”