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of the artist, curator and researcher
Marie-Pierre Bonniol

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Marie-Pierre Bonniol & David Stieffenhofer, The 13 corridors, 2021 for Hôtel des Autrices

Current and forthcoming

26-27.11.22 Festival BBmix in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  Festival BBmix, that I co-curate with Jean-Sébastien Nicolet, is back with two evenings of programme this november. With Pere Ubu (Moon Unit), Fred Frith & Heike Liss, Caroline, Pole, Charlotte Leclerc, Arlt, Elg & la chimie, People Like Us “The Mirror”, DJ set Efferalgang, exhibition Constance Legeay.
Festival website and tickets
18.11.22 Playground part of MikroFAF/ Art Cinema Kolarac, Belgrade, Serbia
  Our film Playground (2022, 1’55) is part of the selection of the international festival of DIY and independant short film MikroFAF in Belgrade, Serbia, for its XIII Controversy edition, in the Junior Film section. The screenings will take place at Art Cinema Kolarac.
More info
8-13.11.22 Playground at Enimation festival, Maribor, Slovenia
  Our film Playground (2022, 1’55) is part of the selection of Enimation festival of Maribor in Slovenia.
More info
22-23.10.22 Wasser and Experiment 120 at OORtreders festival, Pelt, Belgium
  October 22nd and 23rd, I’ll present my film Wasser (2021, 22’35) and a programme of Experiment 120 on sound and fluidity at OORtreders festival in Pelt, Belgium. With artworks of Patrick Bokanowski, Pierre Bastien, Elena Duque, République Géniale, Wasser Biennale, Jordyn Stewart, Janine Randerson, Maki Satake, Florence Cha Cayron, Miranda Parkes and Denise Batchelor. On an invitation of Frederic Van de Velde.
More info
18.10.22 Participation to the 20 Years anniversary of Volume / La Machine du Moulin Rouge, Paris
  October 18th 2022, I’ll be part of the participants of the 20 Years anniversary of the scientific magazine Volume that I have co-founded with Samuel Étienne and Gérôme Guibert. I’ll give a short talk on Amatorat.
Website of Volume
23.09.22 Korridor presented by REC FilmFestival, Berlin, Germany
  September 23rd, our film Korridor (2020, 1’16) will be presented by REC Festival at ufaFabrik in Berlin, as part of the official selection.
Website of the festival
25.8-2.10.22 The Surface and the Substance and Korridor part of galerie asterisk * presentation, exhibition HAK Lab at Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin
  Still images of my works The Surface and the Substance and Korridor (with Walter Duncan) are part of the galerie asterisk * proposition presented during the HAK Lab at Haus am Kleispark, Berlin.
Website of Haus am Kleistpark
18.08.22 Release of the article Fanzinat, pratiques de l’amatorat by Section 26, France
  On an invitation of Renaud Sachet, I wrote an article on the film Fanzinat (2022, 71′) for the website Section 26. I’ve used this opportunity – and this incredible material ! – to develop my vision on the amatorat notion.
Link to the article
13.08.22 Korridor presented by San Diego International Children’s Film Festival, San Diego, USA
  August 13th, our film Korridor (2020, 1’16) is presented by the San Diego International Children’s Film Festival at the Neil Morgan Auditorium at the San Diego Central Library downtown.
Website of the festival
24.07.22 Korridor presented at Comic-Con International, San Diego, USA
  July 24th, our film Korridor (2020, 1’16) is presented by the Los Angeles Children’s Film Festival at Comic-Con International San Diego.
Website of Comic-Con
10.07.22 Take over of the Instagram of AG Kurzfilm, Germany
  On Sunday July 10th, I take over the Instagram of AG Kurzfilm for the day with a photo report of our US tour in April-May (New York, Seattle, Los Angeles). Our tour has been possible thanks to this agency. A massive thank you to them!
Instagram of AG Kurzfilm
05.07.22 Wasser part of the programme of Sajeta Arts&Music Festival, Tolmin, Slovenia
  July 5th, my film Wasser (2021, 22’35) is screened at Sajeta festival, by the river, within the extra programmes of the festival.
Website of festival
02-17.07.22 Korridor part of the video programme Black Out, exhibition FILMRISS, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany
  From July 2nd to 17th, Korridor (2020, 1’16) will be part of the video programme Black Out of the exhibition FILMRISS in Frankfurt (Oder), on an initiative of Endmoräne.
Website of Endmoräne
23.06.22 Introduction of my work + workshop at Richard-Grundschule, Berlin, Germany
  June 23rd 2022, I’m presenting my work and organise a workshop to 4th graders at Richard-Grundschule in Berlin Neukölln. We’ve worked on an imaginary film! On an invitation of Frau Schwarz.
21.06.22 Experiment 120 / Musique! at Cinemotion Rex Fribourg, Switzerland
  June 21st 2022, Experiment 120 returns with a programme of experimental films for children on the the theme of Music for Cinemotion Rex Fribourg, in Switzerland, in an invitation of Martial Mingam and Xavier Pattaroni. With films of The Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations, Etienne Charry, Yuri Muraoka, Damien Tran, Gheith Al-Amine, Jonathan Hodgson, Walter Duncan & Marie-Pierre Bonniol, Sound of Noise and Kijek/Adamski.
More info on the programme
03-06.06.22 Participation to 57. Werkstatt der Jungen Filmszene, Wiesbaden, Germany
  From June 3rd to 6th, I’ll participate with Walter to the 57th edition of the Workshop of the young film scene (Werkstatt der Jungen Filmszene) in Wiesbaden, organised by BJF (Bundesverband Jugend und Film).
More about the Workshop
02.06.22 Talk and short screening at Tennis Bar with Bloc Books, Berlin, Germany
  I’ve June 2nd, I’ll be part of the programme of the evening of Bloc Books at Tennis Bar Berlin in Neukölln, with Danse Musique Rhone Alpes and other guests. At 8.30 pm, I’ll do a reading of a manifesto text “ROCK and LOVE & the AMATORAT” translated in English by Robert Hughes. A printed version of the text will also be published for the evening.
Bloc Books on Instagram
04-09.05.22 Seminar / Oberhausen festival, Oberhausen, Germany
  I’ve been very lucky to be one of the participants of the Oberhausen Seminar 2022 led by Ruth Noack, and to have lived for the first time this incredible festival, after two years online. Viva!
More information about the Oberhausen Seminar 2022
01.05.22 Korridor, Playground and Experiment 120 presented by Los Angeles International Children’s Film festival, Los Angeles, USA
  The films Korridor (2020, 1’16) and Playground (2022, 1’55) will be presented along a short programme of Experiment 120 at Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival in California. I’ll be present with my son Walter, co-director of Korridor and Playground at the screening (2pm), with the support of AG Kurzfilm.
More info
30.04.22 Korridor part of the official selection of NFFTY, Seattle, USA
  The film Korridor (2020, 1’16) that has been directed by my son and me is part of the selection of NFFTY, the National Film Festival for Talented Youth which is taking place in Seattle. Our screening will be April 30th at SIFF / Cinema Uptown and we’ll be there!
More info
30.04.22 Participation to the scratch and loop workshop of the Interbay Cinema Society, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
  Prior to our screening at SIFF Cinema Uptown, we took part of a scratch and loop (on celluloid) workshop organised by the Interbay Cinema Society at Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, under the mentorship of Caryn Cline. Walter is now a funding member of the Film Club!
Website of the Interbay Cinema Society
22-24.04.22 The Surface And The Substance part of the official selection of FemFilm, Oslo, Norway
  The film The Surface and the Substance (2018, 3’10) is part of the FemFilm selection in Oslo this year.
Festival website
19.04.22 Experiment 120 and the films Babylone and Playground presented by Film-Makers’ Coop, New York, USA
  The programme Experiment 120 “Fantastic gardens” will be presented at 4 p.m. April 19th at Film-Makers’ Cooperative. The programme includes my film Babylone (2018, 1′) but also Im Garten (2002, 29′) of Ute Aurand and Bärbel Freund, both for their USA premiere. Two films of Marie Menken and MM Serra will also be presented. Five women filmmakers! I’ll be present at the screening. Last minute programme addition: Playground (USA, 2022, 1’55, premiere).
More info and tickets
15.04.22 Korridor presented by Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA
  The film Korridor (2020, 1’16) will be presented at the Anthology Film Archives in New York as part of a programme dedicated to the 50 Years of Collectif Jeune Cinéma. Curating by Théo Deliyannis and Judit Naranjo Ribó with Jed Rapfogel. I’ll be present with my son Walter, co-director of the film, at the screening!
More info
09.04.22 Korridor presented by Screen Test Student Fest, Schaumburg, USA
  Our film Korridor (2020, 1’16) is part of the selection of the 2022 edition of Screen Test Student Fest in Schaumburg, USA and will be livestreamed in the Screen Test Jr section on Saturday, April 9 at 11 am (Chicago, CDT), followed by a Q&A.
More info
08.04.22 Wasser presented by Frameless, Munich, Germany
  My film Wasser (2021, 22’35) will be presented April 8th online for 24h by the Frameless Series curated by Karin Zwack, in company of filmed performances of Yuri Landman and Passepartout duo, and a film of Uli Golub.
More info
10.03.22 Korridor part of Freeze Frame Youth Video Contest, Winnipeg, Canada
  Korridor (2020, 1’16) that I’ve co-directed with my son Walter has been presented in the 2022 edition of Freeze Frame Youth Video Contest in Winnipeg, Canada.
More info on Freeze Frame
09.03.22 Experiment 120 programme for Border Crossing – Children’s Film festival, Poland
  I’ve assembled for Border Crossing, a Children’s Film festival for children refugees, an Experiment 120 experimental film programme of 40 minutes including films of Nicole Wegner, Johanna Thompson, Kijek/Adamski, Tony Hill, Denise Batchelor, Yuri Muraoka, Damien Tran, Marie Losier and Gloria Vilches, with the support of Light Cone, Collectif Jeune Cinéma, Circuit, Un je-ne-sais-quoi and the artists.
More info on the programme
08.03.22 Hôtel des Autrices in Dokdoc and Livres Hebdo, Germany and France
  Around the date of the International Women’s Day, two articles and interviews on Hôtel des Autrices have been published by Dokdoc (in German) and Livres Hebdo (in French).
More about Hôtel des Autrices
19-20.02.22 Experiment 120, programme of experimental films for children, part of FAME festival at Gaité Lyrique, Paris, France
  February 19th and 20th, Experiment 120 returns with a programme of experimental films for children on the the theme of Music for FAME festival at La Gaité Lyrique in Paris. With films of The Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations, Etienne Charry, Yuri Muraoka, Damien Tran, Gheith Al-Amine, Jonathan Hodgson, Walter Duncan & Marie-Pierre Bonniol, Sound of Noise and Kijek/Adamski.
Infos & tickets
15.02.22 Launch of Fluchtplan, research blog
  Fluchtplan is a research blog on topographies and digital entities that I’ll be running until May with the support of VG Wort, Neustart Kultur and Die Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien as research base for a future film on video games and media.
Go to Fluchtplan
11-20.02.22 Korridor part of the programme and official selection of Children’s Film Festival Seattle, USA
  From February 11-20, the film Korridor (2020, 1’16) that I’ve made with my son Walter Duncan will be presented by Children’s Film Festival Seattle in the USA, both online for the lentgh of the festival, and in-person at the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle Feb. 13th at 3pm. The film will be part of the Peculiar Pictures programme.
Full festival info
31.01-04.02.2022 Wasser presented at the Short Film Market, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  From January 31st to February 4th, my film Wasser (2021, 22’35) will be in the films presented at the Short Film Market of Clermont-Ferrand’s Short film festival.
More info about the Short Film Market
19.01.2022 Hôtel des Autrices at Lettrétage, Berlin, Germany
  Wednesday 19th January, Hôtel des Autrices will celebrate its first year and present the work of 5 of its latest residencies, but also the drawings I did for them with David Stieffenhofer. Free entry with reservation, 2G+ rules apply.
More info about the evening
12.11.21-13.02.22 Wasser presented as installation for Les Instants Vidéo at La Friche de la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France
  From Nov 12th 2021 to February 13th 2022, my film Wasser (2021, 22’35) is presented in 5 parts for Les Instants Vidéo in Marseille, in a collective exhibition at La Friche Belle de Mai, with the support of Goethe Institut Marseille.
More info on the exhibition

 

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