Masterclass Contrasto-Martina Zanin

Martina Zanin

Martina Zanin is a visual artist born in San Daniele del Friuli in 1994. She graduated with honors in Photography from Istituto Superiore di Fotografia in Rome and received a Master’s degree in Contemporary Photography at Istituto Europeo di Design in Madrid. She also studied Plastic Arts and Creative Writing in Rome. Her artistic practice, linked to her personal experiences, addresses different themes among which memory, relationships, and emotions are central. She uses photography associated with other media, such as text, archive material, video, and sound.
Zanin is the winner of Camera Work 2021, Images Gibellina 2021, and Cantica21. Italian Contemporary Art Everywhere supported by MAECI (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation) and MiC (Ministry of Culture). She has shown in solo and group exhibitions in institutions, galleries, festivals, and no-profit spaces, at international level, among others IIC Abu Dhabi/Fann A Porter Gallery, FMAV – Fondazione Modena Arti Visive, BACO – Base Arte Contemporanea Odierna, Villa Brandolini, MLAC – Museo Laboratorio Arte Contemporanea, Fotografia Europea, and Photo España. Her works are part of different public collections (FMAV, Biblioteca Panizzi, and Palazzo Rasponi II). Zanin is the author of I Made Them Run Away photobook published by SKINNERBOOX in October 2021, and of Older Than Love a self-published publication accompanying her latest homonymous multimedia installation. In 2019 she was artist-in-residence at SAM Residency Program. Zanin is represented by studiofaganel gallery in Gorizia.