Marie Akoury was born in Frankfurt / Main in 1988 with a French-Egyptian background. She finished her degree in Fashion Design at the University of Arts Berlin in 2017. She completed several internships in Costume Design and Fashion Design at Reality Studio Porto and the Thikwa Theatre in Berlin, among others.
Since her Bachelor Degree, Marie has worked as a Junior Project Manager at the Art Directors Club for Germany in the fields of Exhibition Design and Event Planning. In 2019, she completed her course as a certified Yoga Teacher in Rishikesh in India. Her studies as a Fashion Designer, her understanding of bodywork as well as her professional experience as an Exhibition Designer fundamentally shape her design process. The connection between body and space is the essential starting point of her artistic work.
She has travelled abroad extensively, with stays in Canada, France, Portugal, Peru and India. Marie is currently studying at the Technical University of Berlin in the Masters Program for Stage Design and Scenography.