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Marie Losier

Cet air là

Fiction expérimentale | 16mm | noir et blanc | 3:0 | France, USA | 2010

Cet Air la is a famous french song from 1963, sung live by NY singer April March in acapela with Julien Gasc. The couple is singing while flying over a superimposed 16mm projection of a stop motion animation of a series of clouds, birds, bubbles, smoke machines and glitters?the song has the texture of a dream. Part of Residency Unlimited Project.

Marie Losier, born in France in 1972, is a filmmaker and curator working in New York City. She was born in 1972 in Boulogne, France. She has shown her films and videos at museums, galleries, biennial and festivals, including this year for the 2006 Whitney Biennial with her on Richard Foreman, The Ontological Cowboy and at MOMA with Electrocute Your Stars. Also P.S.1, Tribeca Film Festival, Rotterdam International Film Festival, The Seoul Film Festival (Korea), The Lausagne Film Festival (Swiss), Andrew Kreps Gallery, White Column Gallery, The Black Maria Film Festival, The Biennial of Saint Etienne (France), The York Underground Film Festival, Lake Placid Film Festival, Pleasure Dome (Toronto), Anthology Film Archives, Ocularis, British Film Institute (London), Au Grand Action (Paris) and many others. In 2000, she became the film programmer at the French Institute / Alliance Francaise in New York City, where she presents a weekly film series. She has hosted many notable directors and artists, including Raoul Coutard, William Klein, Claire Denis, Isabelle Huppert, Chantal Akerman, Jane Birkin, Jeanne Moreau, Tavernier, and Anouk Aimée. She also programs experimental films at the Robert Beck Memorial Cinema (now at Participant Gallery, NYC) and Ocularis in Brooklyn and bring programs in Europe and all over in the States. She has also performed in films by George Kuchar, Mike Kuchar, and Jackie Raynal, and in plays by Juliana Francis, and Tony Torn. She is currently completing a short documentary on musician and filmmaker Tony Conrad and starting one on the musical genius Genesis P-Orridge, and her band Psychic TV.