Marie-Laure Louis (website), 1984. Born and raised in the island of Mauritius, Marie-Laure now lives in France. Her work focuses on the notions of being, place and feeling known as atmosphere. At 19 she went to study Semiotics at the University of Besançon (France) and took courses at the School of Fine Arts of Besançon. She then studied American culture at the University of Rennes II (France). In 2014 she received three grants for her project on New Orleans.