Martina Melilli (1987) is an Italian artist, director, writer and cultural practitioner
Her work is research oriented and inspired by an anthropological and documentary approach, often tackling the archival practices. She’s interested in memory, Hi-story, individual and collective imagination. She delves into the fractures of identity and culture inquiring how they inform people’s body and its movements. She believes in projects enhanced by relational dynamics: the collaborations with individuals and experts time to time working with her shape mostly into mixed media projects, films, photographic projects, installations, performances.
Martina obtained an MA in Visual Arts at IUAV Venice University (I) and studied documentary and experimental cinema at Luca School of Arts, Brussels (BE). In Brussels from 2010, Martina collaborated with the artistic platform Auguste Orts, and in 2015 was part of the post-academic studies platform SIC Sound Image Culture. She is currently based in Rovereto (Trento, Italy).