Marion Neumann is a German artist. She works in an interdisciplinary way with an interest in altered states of consciousness. Her cinematic work is rooted in personal experiences and moves between documentary and experimental narrative forms that interweave science, poetry and contemporary social issues. "The Mushroom Speaks" is her second documentary, which tells the story of the unique abilities of fungi. As co-director of the festival MosEspa she has successfully curated together with the artist Frédérick Post, several editions on the theme of the trance experience. As a founding member of the Swiss psychedelic association, Eleusis Society, she is committed to a better understanding of psychedelics and is actually working on her new film.