Marialena Marouda works in the intersections between performance and sound art. She studied philosophy and visual arts at Columbia University in New York, USA and continued her studies at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies at the University of Giessen, Germany. In May 2018 she completed the Advanced Performance and Scenography Studies (a.pass), a program for artistic research in Brussels, Belgium.
Marialena focuses on (institutional) knowledge practices and their performances. Her work is developed over the long term and is research-based. It takes place outside and beyong the black box, often developed in situ. She is the initiator of THE OCEANOGRAPHIES INSTITUTE (TOI).