The work of Marta Galmozzi (b.1991, IT) ranges from photography to sculpture and includes experiments involving the use of the image. In her installations, often site-specific, the photographic image becomes a physical presence that plays with the space and its perception.
Her preferred subjects are usually people or objects from the street. She is attracted by those who are confronted with their loneliness and bodily presence. These, after being photographed and printed on various materials, are cut out from their original background.
The displacement seeks to create an unusual narration that challenges the limits of the spectators’ imagination and plays with their perception of the space. For this reason, also the cropping, the dimension and the material assume an expressive value.
The exhibition ‘Half awake, half asleep’ studies the incomprehensible and the absurd as typical aspects of the contemporary. It aims to recover the role of imagination as a value to construct our knowledge.
BIO: Marta Galmozzi (Italy, b. 1991) lives and works in Antwerp (BE). After her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts at Accademia G. Carrara di Belle Arti of Bergamo (IT), she graduated in the Master of Photography at The Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Antwerp (BE). Her work has been exhibited in several cities and awarded by the Middelheim Museum for the Young Artist Prize 2018.