Starkly beautiful and boldly natural. That is how I would describe Ivanova’s work. There is a sightly disturbing undertone to her photographs which makes it thought-provoking.
Marta Ivanova (1991, Russia) is a young Lithuanian artist, revealing body, femininity and everyday life intimately and unexpectedly in her works. After graduation in Sculpture in Vilnius M. K. Čiurlionio Arts Gymnasium, she chose Photography and Media Arts studies at Vilnius Academy of Arts. Namely photographic and video material dominates in the artist’s works, but installation or performance expression is also familiar to her. Marta’s works have been exhibited abroad and published in various art review magazines.
In her works there are constant hints to strands of womanly themes and subtle critique. Every work is different, carried out with various techniques, playing with womanly subthemes and juggling with intermediate situations between him and her. Artist actively uses her personal experience, visually talking to her body.Interviewed by Chiara Costantino
Hi Marta! How did you come to photography?
Hello, the artist is like a traveler (a tourist), constantly travelling and being escorted…
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