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Mariette Auvray

Country(activity based):
France
Genre:
Visual Art

Profile

Graduated from ENSAD (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs).
Recent 5 main activities (personal exhibitions, group exhibitions, concerts) are

- "Les sept démons", group show, Espace H2M, Bourg en Bresse, France, 2017

- Shooting "Goodbye Jerusalem", feature-length documentary co-directed w/ Gabriel Laurent, Israël, 2016

- Videoclip "Johnny hurry up", Cheveu (french rock band), Berlin, 2015

- "La femme côtelette" (Lady-rib), documentary, 20 mn, France, 2013

- Exhibition "L'Envers et l'Endroit", group show, Centquatre, Paris, France, 2012

Other activities are

- Louis Lumière Grant, French Institute, 2016

- "Brouillon d'un rêve" Grant, Scam (Civil Society for Multimedia Authors), 2015

- Audience Award for "La Femme côtelette", International Women Film Festival, France, 2014

After studies in cinema and documentary filmmaking in Toronto, Strasbourg and Paris (ENSAD), I continued working as a "creative documentary" filmmaker. I also write articles for magazines and french blogs dedicated to pop culture and play in the french pop duo BCBG.

About works / performance

1.Mariette Auvray_Pierre Bastien in China (extract).jpg

Pierre Bastien in China, 2017 / HD / 98 Ko, Ongoing short film project

2.Mariette Auvray_The Keeper.jpg

The Keeper, 2017 / HD / 995 Ko, Ongoing documentary project in Paris

3.Mariette Auvray_Jerusalem at night.jpg

Goodbye Jerusalem, 2016 / HD / 1,3 Mo, Goodbye Jerusalem, feature-length documentary co-directed with Gabriel Laurent

4.Mariette Auvray_Rock band in Jerusalem.jpg

Goodbye Jerusalem, 2016 / HD / 352 Ko, Goodbye Jerusalem, feature-length documentary co-directed with Gabriel Laurent

5.Mariette Auvray_Young Girls praying at the Western Wall.jpg

Goodbye Jerusalem, 2016 / HD / 3,2 Mo, Goodbye Jerusalem, feature-length documentary co-directed with Gabriel Laurent

6.Mariette Auvray_Kathenn Ceremonies.jpg

Kathenn Ceremonies, 2011 / HD / 831 Ko, Short film diary of the end of rainy season ceremony in Cambodia

Comment

I mainly direct documentary portraits, a form I especially fancy, connected with the lives of people I meet along my journey. In my films, I'm interested in exploring female identity, youth culture, music, spirituality as well as problematics of tradition vs modernity in different cultures. Apart from these themes, I like to explore the medium of film and make documentary meet with experimental filmmaking.
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