Biography
Marie Ségolène (b. 1988, Montreal) holds a BA in Creative Writing and a BFA in Intermedia Cyberarts from Concordia University (Canada). She completed her MFA in Performance from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2019. Marie has exhibited work in the US, Canada, and Europe. In 2018, she took part in “Conversations in Contemporary Poetics,” curated by Jeffrey Grunthaner at Hauser & Wirth in New York City, and performed as part of the Performance and Noise Biennial: Tempting Failure in London. Her fifth artist publication, entitled Dehiscence (2018), was published with the support of Anteism. Marie’s writing has been featured in The Wine Zine, Dinner Bell Magazine, and Desuetude Journal. Her first poetry manuscript, Yellow Berries, was designed and published by Grosse Fugue in 2021.

In June 2021, Marie directed a short performance film entitled Rouge Gorge, that was exhibited at the Cue Art Foundation in NYC as part of In Longing, a group exhibit curated by Anna Cahn. Rouge Gorge was awarded best experimental film by the  New York International Film Award and was selected for the Berlin Indie Film Festival.

Marie is currently based in Montreal, where she recently founded Maurice, an apartment gallery which showcases work of local and international performance artists.