Marie Alarcon (BA, Evergreen, ‘08. MFA, UPenn, ‘14) is an experimental video artist trained in Documentary Filmmaking and Time Based Media working as a community media educator and producer in Philadelphia since 2009. Alarcon’s work looks at hidden histories through the lens of place and its production. Her expansive process oriented practice often includes collaboration with dancers and musicians, bridging performance, sound, and assemblage/collage.
Residencies include Elsewhere Museum (NC), Goodhart (MI), and Leeway x Icebox residency (PA). Alarcon’s screenings and performances include BlackStar Film Festival, Harlem International Film Fest, and ICA Philadelphia. Their fellowships and grants include the Flaherty Film Fellowship (‘10), Leeway Art and Change Grant (‘09, ‘18), Doc Society-Good Pitch Local production grant (19), and Independence Public Media Foundation Production Grant (‘20). They were an artist in residence at Roswell AIR, in Roswell, NM in 2021-22.