Marie-Pierre Bonniol (*1978, Marseille, France) is an artist, curator, producer, author and researcher based in Berlin and Paris. She holds a Maîtrise (Master) in Arts from the University of Aix-Marseille, and a Master in Aesthetics and Sciences of art from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. She is also an alumna of CABS Antiquarian Books (St. Olaf College, Minnesota) and Oberhausen film festival seminars.
Active since 1993, at first with fanzines, and then with many different projects, her current main research subjects are experimental film, shifts of perception, the myth of Bachelor machines and the dispositives of creation.
As researcher and speaker, she is currently engaged in projects on amatorat, philia and the aesthetics of books, also as ensembles and collections.
Her work as artist and curator has been presented in several institutions such as ZKM in Karlsruhe, Anthology Film Archives in New York, Lieu unique in Nantes, Consortium in Dijon, CAPC in Bordeaux, Palace in St.Gallen, Dampfzentrale in Bern, Cafe OTO in London, Centre Pompidou in Metz and the National Library of Argentina in Buenos Aires, on an invitation of Alberto Manguel. In 2023, she is invited curator of Xcèntric, the film department of CCCB in Barcelona with Experiment 120, her programmes of experimental short films for children.
This practice has received in 2021 the Joseph Rovan prize for the project Hôtel des Autrices, which has also been nominated for the european Blauer Bär Prize of the Senate of Berlin in the same year.