|Elina Löwensohn is a cosmopolitan actress born in Romania, American and living in France. Her acting career includes films, videos, photos, performances and theater plays with a pronounced desire for metamorphosis.
Starting her career in the early 90s, in the independent New York theatrical and cinema scene, she is remarked in the most famous films of Hal Hartley « Simple Men »and « Amateur », in « Basquiat » by Julian Schnabel and « Nadja » by Michael Almereyda. Her taste for the art of performance as well as her interest in the visual arts, leads her to collaborations with artists such as Marcelline Delbecq, Tom de Pekin, Valerie Mrejen, as well as the filmmaker Bertrand Mandico, for whom she played in many of his films: «Boro in the Box », « Living Still Life », « Our Lady of the Hormones »…
Together with Mandico, she imagines a series of films and polymorphous creations, exploring the mise en abyme of the director-actress relationship