Marie Alarcón is a multi-media artist with a focus on experimental non-fiction filmmaking and performance. Alarcón has worked as a community media educator and producer in Philadelphia since 2009. Their experimental documentary Witness was an official selection at Blackstar Film Festival and has been shown across Philadelphia as part of multiple public screening programs meant to bring local films to local communities.
Alarcón performs and exhibits work both as a solo artist and in collaboration with various artists at institutions including the ICA Philadelphia, Asian Arts Initiative, Icebox Project Space, The Print Center Philadelphia, Franz Josephs Kai 3, Vienna, and the In>Time Performance Festival, Chicago. Alarcón is a 2018 CFEVA Fellow, 2010 Flaherty Film Seminar Fellow, 2009 and 2018 Leeway Art and Change Grant recipient, and has participated in numerous artist-in-residence programs internationally.