Marie-Andrée Godin

Marie-Andrée Godin was born in Canada and now spends her time between Canada and Finland. She completed a Master’s degree in art at Laval University. She was the recipient of several scholarships, including a scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. She has also benefited from Québec City Première Ovation and various grants from CALQ, SODEC, the Canada Council for the Arts and Taike (Finland’s arts center).

Using the figure of the witch as a feminist figure, she questions the concepts of a-hierarchy, acts of fabrication, holistic/anti-anthropocentric thinking and knowledge as a source of power. She is now trying to see how magic and post-capitalism can be linked to manifest the future. She continues this research cycle, WWW³ (WORLD WIDE WEB/ WILD WO.MEN WITCHES/ WORLD WITHOUT WORK) as a PhD candidate at Aalto University (Finland) since 2018.

Her work is mainly in the fields of installation and performance art and socially engaged practices. To date, she been presented works in Canada, the United States, Japan, Finland and Italy.