Orlan - Carnal Art (2001) Documentary
ORLAN (born Mireille Suzanne Francette Porte)
is a French artist, born May 30, 1947 in Saint-Ã‰tienne, Loire.
She changed her name herself in 1971. She lives and works in Los Angeles, New York, and Paris. She was invited to be a scholar in residence at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, for the 2006-2007 academic year. She sits on the board of administrators for the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, and is a professor at the Ã‰cole Nationale SupÃ©rieure des Beaux-Arts in Cergy.
Although Orlan is best known for her work with plastic surgery in the early-to-mid 1990s, she has not limited her work to a particular medium.