Artist and writer.
Education Fine Arts studies, Columbia College, Chicago (photography major, 1995-1996), General Studies Program, International Center for Photography, New York (1996-1997), DNSEP Art, École Régionale des Beaux-arts de Caen (1997-2002), DESS Arts de l’Exposition, Université Paris-X Nanterre (2002-2003, Master’s Degree)
Work History Trained as a photographer, Marcelline Delbecq progressively distanced herself from the practice of image-making to focus on the cinematic and photographic potential of writing. Her work has been shown and performed internationally. She was in residency at Pavillon in Palais de Tokyo in 2005 and was the French resident at Triangle in Brooklyn in 2007-2008. She was recently in residency at Iaspis, Stockholm (2014 and 2016).
Exhibits Palais de Tokyo, Espace Paul Ricard, Fondation Cartier, Kadist Art Foundation, Galerie Xippas, Centre Pompidou – Paris; Centre Pompidou – Metz; MoMA PS1, CCS Bard, Dispatch, Art in General, e-flux, School of Visual Arts – New York; The Moore Space, Miami ; Johan Koenig Gallery, Chert Gallery – Berlin; Malmö Konstmuseum – Malmö; Fri Art – Fribourg; Mudam – Luxemburg; Beirut Art Center – Beirut.
Live readings Palais de Tokyo, Le Fresnoy, Musée du Louvre, Musée d’Orsay, Fondation Cartier, Musée de la chasse, Frac Alsace, Grand Palais, Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, Actoral Marseille (France) ; Mamco Geneva, Wiels Brussels, Stuk Leuven, Artissima Turino, Les Urbaines Lausanne, John Hansard Gallery Southampton, Rowing London (Europe) ; Kadist San Francisco (CAL), Combine Studios Phoenix (AZ), School of Visual Arts, Albertine Bookstore, New York Art Book Fair (NY).
Publications Un battement de cils, (Centre Pompidou-Metz, 2009) ; Pareidolie, (Mix, 2011) ; West I-VIIII, (Le Gac Press, 2013);Landscapes/Blackout with Marina Gadonneix, (RVB Books, 2011) ; Silence trompeur, (Manuella éditions, 2015) ; Camera, Manucius (2015) ; Oublier, voir, (Fondation Cartier and Manuella éditions, 2015). She is a regular contributor to Trafic, the legendary quatterly on cinema founded by critic Serges Daney. Her latest text for the 100th issue of Trafic will be published in the Fall 2016 and was inspired by Susan Howes’ Sorting Facts: Nineteen Ways of Looking at Chris Marker (New Directions Poetry Pamphlets, 2013).