Marie-Eve Levasseur (born 1985 in Trois-Rivières, Canada) is an artist and
researcher living and working in Leipzig, Germany. She completed a bachelor in
Visual and Media Arts at the Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada) and
obtained her master and postmaster diploma at the Academy of Visual Arts of
Leipzig. Using diverse forms and techniques, like video installation, sculpture,
photography and 3D animation, she questions the proximity of technological
and organic surfaces in a posthuman context as well as the notion of intimacy,
tactility, storage of content and neurological prosthesis. The mediating surface
of our bodies (the skin) and the communicating surface of our devices (the screen)
are the core elements of her research. Science fiction and philosophy conceptually
feed her work, tinted with her own experience, interests, location and position.
She is a member of the Posthuman + Art Research Group, which is being represented in two conferences in September 2016 (the New Materialism Annual Conference in Warsaw, and the Open Field Conference in Riga).
Her works have been shown in many group exhibitions in Montreal, Berlin, Leipzig, Lyon, Copenhagen and Budapest. Her videos have been shown in different video festivals in Montreal and Marseille. From 2011 until 2016, she received a scholarship from the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung in Germany and obtained the DAAD-Prize for outstanding achievement among foreign students at the Academy of Visual Arts of Leipzig in 2012.