Marielle Nitoslawska was born in Canada and lived in Poland from 1977 to 1986; she is a graduate of the Cinematography Department of the Polish National Film School in Łódź. During this period, she worked closely with several members of the Film Form Workshop, participated in many underground artistic events in Łódź and was one of the co-organizers of the Construction in Process exhibition in 1981. After returning to Canada, she began teaching at the School of Cinema at Concordia University in Montreal. Her extensive filmography, produced in Poland, Mexico and Canada, includes numerous films about art and reflects her preoccupation with the crossbreeding of cultures. Her work focuses on new approaches to documentary, on the relationship of technology to cinematic discourse, and on determinant modes of subjectivity.