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MARIE ALARCÓN

b. Rhinebeck, NY, USA. 1978


EDUCATION

2014 MFA, The University of Pennsylvania

2014 Certificate in Time Based Media, The University of Pennsylvania

2008 MA, The Evergreen State College, Documentary and Post Colonial Studies


FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, & RESIDENCIES

2017 SouthWest Roots, Artist Catalyst Residency, Bartram's Gardens, Philadelphia, PA

2015 SenseLab Residency, Montreal, Quebec

2015 Center For Emerging Visual Artists, Fellowship Finalist, Philadelphia, PA

2011 Artist in Residence, 40th Street AIR, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Flaherty Film Seminar Philadelphia Fellow, Hamilton, NY

2009 Art and Social Change Grant, The Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

2006 McNair Fellowship, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


EXHIBITIONS 

2015 Venus Trine Neptune, 40th St. AIR, Philadelphia, PA

2015 Sacred Science (solo), University City Arts League, Philadelphia, PA

2014 An Ocean Between the Waves, Franz Josephs KAi 3, Vienna Austria

2014 Bringing Down The Stars, Maas Space, Philadelphia, PA

2013 Thank You, Thank You, Thank You, Charles Adams Fine Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Residency Reimagined, City Hall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Banished (solo), AIR Space Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Other Worlds, Gallery 13w, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Mythological Archaeology, Monolithic Memory, (collaboration with OBJECTOBJECT), The Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA


PERFORMANCES/PROJECTIONS/READINGS

2016 I Wonder What Else Could Be Different Around Here: A Poetic Intersection with Music and Art featuring Yolanda Wisher, Dick Laurie, Natalie Diaz and Christian Campbell, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

2016 Treasure (collab with Anna Martine Whitehead), In>Time 16 Performance Festival, Chicago, IL

2015 ATM, DJ Haram + SCRAAATCH (projections), Dahlak Paradise, Philadelphia, PA

2015 CHROME CITY: No New York (curated by Alex Smith), AUX at Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

2015 The Golden Grrrls & Bois, Charm City Kitty Club, (collaboration with SWARM), Baltimore Theater Project, Baltimore, MD

2014 ICA 50, Pleasing Arts and Publics Since 1963, (collaboration with SWARM), The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

2014 Sonic Measures, Second Site performance, The Print Center, Philadelphia PA

2014 Phreakin' Queer Music Festival, PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia, PA

2013 Falling Queens, (collaboration with Anna Martine Whitehead and BareTeeth), AUNTS at Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY

2012 BYO Beamers, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Our Hearts Beat, Who’s Got Short Shorts, Sisters, Philadelphia, PA

2007 Antropofago, The Love Shack, Olympia, WA


SCREENINGS, PANELS & TALKS

2017 Art at The Science Center: A 40 Year Retrospective, The Esther Klein Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2016 Organize Your Own: Thread Makes Blanket Reading & Closing Reception, Averill and Bernard Leviton Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014 Myopia, The AfroFuturist Affair, “Black Holographic Memory; Workshops and Readings,” The A-Space, Philadelphia, PA

2014 “The Unintentional Object,” Lightning Lectures, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

2013 “Rebirth of the Undead: African Diaspora, Fear, and Art,” Lightning Lectures, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia PA

2011 Brothers and Sisters, (co-producer), Precious Places, The Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA

2010 El Centro De Oro, (co-producer), Precious Places, International House, Philadelphia, PA

2009 “Art as Cultural Anti-Missile: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Culture Bomb,” Globalism in Literature and Globalization: Post Colonial and Emergent Languages Panel, Activism and the Avant-Garde PRESS Literary Conference, Olympia, WA

2008 Freedom Country, Panel: Arab and Latino Connections. Border Dialogue Conference, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA


PUBLISHED

2016 Some of Us Are Still Here: A Vague Sense of Knowing Something is Crawling Just Beneath the Surface, (Collaboration w/Althea Baird) Inflexions Journal, #9 : F(r)ictions (July18),  http://www.inflexions.org/issues.html#n9



TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016 Instructor, Production Planning Workshop, PhillyCAM, Philadelphia, PA

2013 Lecturer, The University of Pennsylvania, School of Design (Video 1), Philadelphia, PA

2013 Teaching Assistant, The University of Pennsylvania, (Digital Photo 1), Philadelphia, PA

2012 Teaching Assistant, The University of Pennsylvania, (Graduate Video Seminar), Philadelphia, PA

2012 Teaching Assistant, The University of Pennsylvania, (Image and Sound Editing), Philadelphia, PA

2011 Co-Instructor, 14 Week Documentary Production Workshop, Scribe Video Center, Philadelphia, PA

2011 Instructor, Digital Media Lab: Youth Workshop, Scibe Video Center, Philadelphia, PA

2011 Teaching Artist, Summer Youth Bike and Environmental Program, Boat People SOS, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Teaching Artist, Youth Arts Workshop, The Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Teaching Artist, Youth Health Empowerment Project, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Video Instructor, Sayre High School, The Urban Nutrition Initiative, Philadelphia, PA

2008 Video Instructor, Upward Bound, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA


TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA RELATED WORK HISTORY

2015 Production Coach, PhillyCAM, Philadelphia Public Access Corporation, Philadelphia,  PA

2010 A/V classroom and media lab support, The University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Video Editor and Special Events Technician, The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA

2006 A/V Classroom and Media Lab Support, The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

2000 Production Manager, SIDCORP Video, New Paltz, NY


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