Michelle-Marie Letelier | Tabakalera - Donostia / San Sebastián
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Michelle-Marie Letelier


Michelle-Marie Letelier Michelle-Marie Letelier (Rancagua, Chile, 1977) currently lives and works in Berlin. 

She earned her degree in Art from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in 2000. She has participated in professionalisation and post-graduate programmes such as Goldrausch (Berlin, 2010), and was a guest student for the Experimental Media and Design study programme from the Universität der Künste (Berlin, 2008).

Her work has been exhibited in biennials, galleries, museums, and international institutions such as: Kunstmuseum Bonn; Gropius-Bau (Berlin); Screen City Biennial (Stavanger); Bienal Sur (Buenos Aires); El Museo de Los Sures (New York); Kunsthall 3,14 (Bergen); Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende (Santiago); Errant Bodies (Berlin); Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Santiago); Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda (Santiago); East Asia Contemporary Art Space (Shanghai); Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Santiago), and Kommunale Galerie Charlottenburg (Berlin). 

Her videos and VR have been presented in many international festivals, including: The Arctic Arts Festival 2021 (Harstad); Videonale.18 (Bonn); VRHAM! Festival 2020 (online); We Are Ocean 2019-2020 (Berlin and Marseille); 5ta. Bienal de Mercosur (Porto Alegre), and X Bienal de Video y Artes Mediales (Santiago). 

Letelier earned grants from Chile's Ministry of Culture, Arts, and Heritage; KORO - Public Art Norway; Goethe Institut Chile-Norway-Canada; IFA - German Institute of Foreign Cultural Relations, and the Senate of Berlin. 

She has completed residencies at ISCP (NYC, 2014); USF (Bergen, 2017); Kunstnerhuset (Svolvær, 2018), Magallanes2020 (Punta Arenas, 2018); ISLA (Antofagasta, 2018), and Troms fylkeskultursenter (Tromsø, 2019).