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.

A trilingual monograph on Marta's work is out now! Check it out here

Presentation in Italian @Artnomade Milan here

 

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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