South American born. New York and Paris based transmedia artist, director, producer, cinematographer, environmental activist. Her work is based on fine art photography, cinematic art performances, experimental film, video, art installations, multidisciplinary site-specific events,  sound track design,  scripts,  works on paper.  M. La Grave  is a  Co-founder and the Artistic director at Magnetic Laboratorium™ (2001) a New York - Paris  based multimedia art group experimenting with film, media, 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 film director, cinematographer, producer,  founded MAGNETIC VIDEO LAB, a New York based Media Art Lab,  focusing on collaborations with creative people producing  innovative projects with transformative content.