MAGNETIC LABORATORIUM

MARISELA LA GRAVE

New York and Paris based Intermedia artist, director, cinematographer. Her conceptual works are based on fine art photography, film, video art installations, multidisciplinary, site-specific events, cinematic art performances, sound track design,  experimental scripts,  ink works on paper.  Ms. La Grave  is a  Co-founder and the Artistic director at Magnetic Laboratorium™ (2001) a New York - Paris  based multimedia art group experimenting with video, performance art and multidisciplinary collaborations.  Her original site-specific performance concepts for camera with Magnetic Laboratorium associated artists as well as her works in photography, film and video art  have been screened, exhibited, presented, and published internationally and housed in private collections and museums around the world; e.g. The Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA - The Whitney Museum of American Art, Live Series, New York, NY - Paris Underground Film Festival, Paris France - The Watermill Center, South Hampton, NY -  Art Miami Basel Video Lounge, Miami Florida – Hamptons International Film Festival, New York - Scotiabank Nuit Blanche in Toronto, Canada –  Dance Theater Workshop, Movement Research, New York, NY – Dance Space Saint Marks church, New York, NY – PS1-22, New York, NY - 98 Bowery Gallery, New York, Museo de Bellas Artes & Museo Jacobo Borges, in Caracas, Venezuela - Nikki Dianne Marquardt Gallery in Paris, France - Camera Austria, Vienna - Photographies Magazine, Paris - Vis-à-vis Magazine, Paris Magazine Photo, Paris - Extra-camera, Caracas, among others. Grants and awarded residencies  include: The Watermill Center (Robert Wilson), South Hampton, NY (2014) - Performance Matters, London England (2010), The Banff Center - New Media , Canada (2009) - New York Foundation for the Arts, New York (2008) - Mount Tremper Arts & Zen Mountain Monastery, Mount Tremper, NY (2000).  

M. La Grave co-founded MAGNETIC VIDEO LAB, a New York based Media Art Design Studio, with focus on the arts and cultural organizations,  education, environmental + sustainable online activism.  She is an active collaborator with Climate Reality and the Columbia County Land Conservancy.