Marie Losier

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Sat, Sept 17–Sun Nov 6
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CTL Questions for the Artist
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What does fall in New York City evoke for you?
Fall evokes Manhattan by woody Allen every time for 17 years!

What do you think is the biggest fiction?
The biggest fiction.....maybe everyone life story in new york...full of matiere for fiction and crossing so many lines of live

What do you have to resist most often?
To resist I have chocolate and all of new york eccentrics! That is pure art.

What inspires you?
What inspires me...people around me and the speed and choreography of the city.

In a word, what does Crossing the Line mean to you?
Crossing the line=experimentation, freedom and encounters

About Marie Losier

Marie Losier, born in France in 1972, is a filmmaker and curator working in New York City. She studied literature at the University of Nanterre (France) and Fine Art in New York City.  She has directed a number of film portraits of avant-garde directors, musicians and composers including Mike and George Kuchar, Guy Maddin, Richard Foreman, Tony Conrad, and Genesis P-Orridge. Her films are regularly shown at prestigious art and film festivals and museums, such as The Tate Modern, the Whitney Biennial, PS1, MOMA, The Berlin Film Festival, The Rotterdam Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, The Cinemathèque Française and the Centre George Pompidou in Paris. She was also included in the 2006 Whitney Biennial.

Marie’s debut feature film, The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye, a documentary portrait of the musical genius Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and his companion Lady Jaye, won the Teddy and Caligari awards at the 2011 Berlin Film Festival and the Grand Prix at Indie Lisboa.  Marie has been the film curator at the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) in New York since 2000.

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