MATILDE ALESSANDRA – short biography
After studying Theatre Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice and a few years spent in London, working as interior and display designer, her artistic career begins in New York in the late ‘90. That’s when she begins working with light, pairing fluorescent tubes with painted canvasses and plexiglas boxes.
Since then she has built a reputation both as artist and designers, developing a distinctive trait, essential and communicative, that is recognizable in all her work.
Her activity spans from luminous sculptures to industrial design and site specific installations. Among her clients and collaborations are: Mercedes Benz, Levis, Visionaire, Foscarini, Calvin Klein, Nodus, OSRAM, Maarten Van Severen, International Flavor and Fragrances, LIGHT, Ian Schrager Hotels, Archi-tectonics, Leucos, Coty Prestige, Alf Naman R.E.
She lives and works in New York City.
Technology as Hands – Fiercely Curious, Brooklyn – October 2015