Like a curse – I agree to carry my whole life
DOC | 00:20 | SWITZERLAND
DIRECTOR MARIA LENA KOEN
Far from art galleries, the story of King begins in the Parisian banlieue. Today he is recognized as a ceramic artist, but at what price?
Maria Lena Koen, Director
Maria Lena Koen is a Swiss-Dutch artist and director based in Lucerne. After studies in the hotel sector, she decided to focus on film. In 2021, she graduates from the University of Lucerne – Design & Art (HSLU) with a BA in film. She grew up in the Centovalli valleys and on the Dutch seas, where she got to know a different way of life. This connection with nature has contributed to develop a sensitivity that she uses to get in touch with people and better understand their relationship with society. Maria Lena works on different projects in the fields of film and photography.
Filmography (selection)Like a curse, doc, 2023 (in development)
Cosmic Liz and Ivy Rose, doc, 2021