Vittorio Veneto, 1980. Lives and works in Milan
A pupil of Guido Guidi, she graduated in 2007 in Architecture from the IUAV University of Venice, with a photographic thesis on the Veneto landscape. In 2011 she took part in a project on welfare spaces in Emilia promoted by Linea di Confine per la Fotografia Contemporanea, and selected for the residency project Confotografia in L’Aquila, and for the artist residence in the field of the research initiative Decolonizing Architecture in Bethlehem (Palestine). In 2013 the Istituto I2a of Lugano commissioned a project from her on the CSS Calculus Centre of Lugano. In May 2014, Lido. A sud di Nessun Nord was published, edited by the Osservatorio Fotografico of Ravenna, while in 2015 Double Bind was published by Quinlan Editrice. Her solo shows include Second Choice at Breadfield (Malmö, 2014). Her main group shows include Gio Ponti. Amare l’architettura (Roma, 2019), Linea di Confine per la Fotografia Contemporanea (Reggio Emilia, 2019), Locals curated by Roberto Maggiori (Rimini, 2019), Gli architetti di Zevi. Storia e controstoria dell’architettura italiana 1944-2000 (Rome, 2018), A bordo curated by Anticàmera (Milan, 2018), Il Deserto Rosso (Köln, 2017), Maurizio Sacripanti (Milan, 2017), Fotografare storie. 5 mostre d’autore curated by Icon (Milan, 2017), Red Desert Now! 30 autori e l’eredità di Michelangelo Antonioni (Reggio Emilia, 2016), The Third Island at La Triennale (Milan, 2015), Il presente on the occasion of the 14th Photography Festival of Rome, Calamita/à on the occasion of the Alt +1000 Festival in Rossinière (Switzerland), Dove viviamo, curated by the Osservatorio Fotografico (Ravenna), Laboratorio Italia at the Spazio ex MIR MAR (SiFest#23, Savignano sul Rubicone), Konstellationen at the Galerie f5.6 (Munich), Calamita/à. Indagini e ricerche nei territori del Vajont (Padova Fotografia), Uno Sguardo Lento (MIA Fair 2015), Konstellationen at the Galerie f5.6 (Munich, 2013), From There To Now, Learning Photography at Micamera (Milan, 2013). Since 2013 Allegra Martin has been among the curators of Exposed, a research platform which exploits photography and other media to investigate the city of Milan and its transformation. In 2018, she published Salento Moderno (Humboldt Books).