Biography

Marzia Migliora (Alessandra, Italy, 1972) lives and works in Turin.
In her artistic research, Marzia Migliora uses a wide range of media including photography, video, sound, performance, installation and drawing. Her works stem from careful observation of the individual and his everyday life: the artist draws on minor occurrences, current events and personal memories to investigate themes such as identity, contradiction, desire and responsibility, touching on present and past history and establishing a connection between places and narratives. Her projects ask questions aimed at actively engaging the viewer. The result is a multifaceted piece, which prompts the audience to take part in an emotionally-charged and intellectually-stimulating shared experience.
Migliora’s work has been exhibited at venues internationally including 2015 Venice Biennale, Italian Pavilion and in solo shows at Palazzo Branciforte, Palermo (2018), Ca’ Rezzonico – Museo del Settecento Veneziano (2017), Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin – Italy (2012), MAXXI Museum, Rome-Italy (2012); Museo Novecento, Milan-Italy (2011); Fondazione Merz, Turin-Italy (2006); FACT The Foundation for Art & Creative Technology, Liverpool-UK (2005); MART, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rovereto-Italy (2004); Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation, Turin-Italy (2004).
Work by the artist is held in museums, public and private collections internationally, including Biedermann Museum (Donaueschingen – Germany), The National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington – USA), Fundaciò Sorigué (Lleida – Spain), Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art (Turin – Italy), Museo Novecento (Milan – Italy), Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (Turin – Italy), Merz Foundation (Turin – Italy), La Triennale Museum (Milan – Italy), ACACIA Collection (Milan – Italy), La Gaia Collection (Cuneo – Italy), Videoinsight collection (Turin – Italy), MAGA Museum (Gallarate – Italy).