Weaving Shadows

Weaving Shadows

The "Weaving Shadows" project is a journey in the universe of shadow meant as negative light, proto-image, form and deformation, double, Other that I am, that inhabits me, that follows me, prolongs me, haunts me — a source of uncanniness, of fairy dreams always in the imminence of becoming nightmares.

Screen-Paintings

Screen-Paintings

A series of paintings on transparent surfaces, whose looks changes according to the layerings the artist choses to put in place, and whose peculiarity is to be projectable in a way that creates an immersive media-environment incorporating the visitors by means of their own shadows.

An Elephant's Memory

An Elephant's Memory

An Elephant's Memory is a transmedial artwork inscribed in the Cultural Memory Project "I Remember, Therefore I Am." It includes writing, painting, installation, and video-art

J(y)eux d'eau

J(y)eux d'eau

"J(y)eux d'eau" is a photographic and video project picturing the restless changes of reflections in the mirror of water.

Messages in a Bottle

Messages in a Bottle

"Messages in a Bottle" is a photographic series of macros depicting shapes or writings as seen through the distortions and reflections of a half-full plastic bottle.

Invisible Made Visible

Invisible Made Visible

"Invisible Made Visible" is a series of photographs picturing broken glass surfaces providing a visual reflection on mirrors as screens.

Reflectionscapes

Reflectionscapes

"Reflectionscapes" is a series of mirror-inspired mixed media paintings. Each painting plays with distorted and fragmented shapes, and combines them into abstract compositions.

Riflessi(oni)

Riflessi(oni)

"Riflessi(oni)" is a series of paintings and drawings based on the theme of reflections in urban mirrors.

 

Don't miss Marta's project on fire, realised during lockdown, on show at LE 1111 in the  outstanding group exhibition "FEUX" along with the work of some amazing artists. Learn more 

 

 Marta's artwork "Absinthe Memories" between Italy and Switzerland for the itinerant show "Herbarium Vagans" Learn more

Marta is currently

artist-in-residence

@ Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 (LYON, FR) with the Project "Handle With Care", in resonance with the BIENNALE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN DE LYON

 

Don't miss Marta's RSI (Radio Svizzera Italiana) interview apropos of the protagonist of her novel and play, "Suonala ancora, Bombe"

Click here to listen

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