Michelle-Marie Letelier (Chile, 1977) is an artist and researcher based in Berlin.

She graduated from the Universidad Católica de Chile in 2000, has participated in postgraduate programmes such as Goldrausch Künstlerinnenprojekt art IT (Berlin), and as a guest student in the Experimental Media Design studies at the Universität der Künste (Berlin).

Her work has been shown internationally in biennials, galleries, museums and institutions, among others: KBH.G (Basel); Tabakalera (San Sebastián); Or Gallery (Vancouver); Kunstmuseum Bonn; Villa Romana (Florence); Stanislavsky Electrotheatre (Moscow); Gropius-Bau (Berlin); Screen City Biennial 2019 (Stavanger); Bienal Sur 2017 (Buenos Aires); El Museo de Los Sures (New York); Kunsthall 3,14 (Bergen); Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende (Santiago); Fondazione Cini (Venice); Errant Bodies (Berlin); Museum of Contemporary Art (Santiago); Museo de Bellas Artes (Santiago) and Kommunale Galerie Charlottenburg (Berlin).

Her videos and VR have been exhibited in international screenings and festivals, including: The Arctic Arts Festival 2021 (Harstad); Videonale.18 (Bonn); VRHAM! Festival 2020; WE ARE OCEAN 2019-2021 (Berlin & Marseille); East Asia Contemporary Art Space (Shanghai); 5th Mercosur Biennial (Porto Alegre) and X Video and Media Arts Biennial (Santiago).

Letelier has obtained support from the Ministry of Culture & Arts – Government of Chile; Deutscher Künstlerbund e.V.; KORO – Public Art Norway; Goethe Institutes Chile-Canada-Norway; IFA-Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen and Berliner Senate in Germany.

She has been a resident at Læsø AiR (Læsø, 2023); The Blue Cabin (Vancouver, 2023); Atelier Mondial (Basel, 2023); Prater Digital (online, 2021); Resonancias (Punta Arenas, 2021); Troms fylkeskultursenter (Tromsø, 2019), Kunstnerhuset (Svolvær, 2018); ISLA (Antofagasta, 2018); Magallanes2020 (Punta Arenas, 2018); USF (Bergen, 2017) and ISCP (NYC, 2014).

Letelier is currently a member of the Planetary Listening Group in Berlin, and is taking part in the independent study programme ORGANISMO | Art in Applied Critical Ecologies, presented by TBA21–Academy and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

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