Marie Skeie is based in Oslo and has lived in Japan, Brazil and Scotland. She has her educational background from the Academy of Art and Design in Bergen with specialization in Textile and a Bachelor degree in Sociology from the University of Bergen. She recently finished her master in Art and Public Space at the National Academy of Art and Design in Oslo. She works as an artist, curator, educator and producer with focus on art in public space and social projects.
The artworks of Marie Skeie derive from a social and political context, often related to migration and borders.
Positioning herself as witness and narrator, she unfolds stories accumulated in place and time. Several of her artworks create a social space where these stories can unfold and be exchanged. Her works aims to be ambiguous and open for multiple interpretations. Asking questions is one of the most important aspects of her artist practice.