Marie Sommer

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Marie Sommer

Born in 1984 (France)

Trained at the school of photography in Arles, Marie Sommer has had residencies at the Centre Photographique d’Île-de-France and at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, and was a pensionnaire at the Casa Velázquez in Madrid. In 2010 Éditions Filigranes published her book Teufelsberg, followed in 2020 by Une île. Her work has been exhibited, among others, at the Fondation Gulbenkian, Paris, the Deichtorhallen Hamburg, the Kyoto Art Center, and the CNA Luxembourg. Since 2018 she has been artist/researcher at Figura, a centre for research into the imaginary at the University of Quebec in Montreal, in partnership with Le Fresnoy. Her research bears mainly on sites that constitute archives of the cold war.