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Marta Fofi
Picture in translation

 

I met Yasmine last summer in Ibiza.

She came into my “Temporary Art Shop” (it’s a shop I share with my friend Beatrice Poggio) set up at the Can Domingo Restaurant.

She carefully observed my textile art and as we chatted, I found out that she was opening a gallery in Geneva, the Air Project Gallery, and the first exhibition would be a group exhibit entitled “Picture in translation”.

Women Artists who inspire me

20.05.2016.Women artists who have inspired me and still inspire me. Brave, nonconformists, provocative, ironic and poetic. Which have used the textile media in their artworks in various ways, each with their own personal style.

Streets of London

12.02.2015. I’m on the road again and this time the destination is London, a vibrant city teeming with sensory stimuli.

The Integrated Fabric Project

07.01.2015. The Integrated Fabric is an art project and exhibit conceived and curated by Francesca Nicchi and myself.

Arte Bergamo 2014

28.11.2014. Caterina Maggia has asked me to participate in Arte Bergamo and I’ve accepted. This means that I’ll be continuing my journey with Studio Ambre of Milan.

Paritissima 2014

04.11.2014. The year 2014 has been very busy but I’m still looking forward to exploring and understanding how the art world functions at various levels. For this reason, I’m taking part in the Paratissima Art Fair in Turin open to independent artists without the backing of a Gallery.

Project “Corvus”

29.07.2014. After taking a course in “Techniques of Textile Printing”, I am participating in a group exhibition organized by the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poland, with my art piece entitled “Project Corvus”.

I was a serious woman

07. 05. 2014. My first solo exhibition at an exhibition space in Ibiza will be at the Sala Can Curt, sponsored by the municipality of San José.

Sujeto: Mujer

20.02.2014. The schedule of the Festival Nacional Mirada de Mujeres” includes a group exhibition, Sujeto:Mujer, organized by Isa Sanz, artist and curator.

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MARTA FOFI

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I CAN CHOOSE. Fabric collage,  hand embroidery over hand printed fabric, 21 x 30 cm 2105

I CAN CHOOSE 2.  Fabric collage, applique’ and hand embroidery over hand printed fabric, 21 x 30 cm 2105

NATURAL. Fabric collage, applique’ and hand embroidery over hand printed fabric, 21 x 30 cm 2105

NATURAL  2. Fabric collage, applique’ and hand embroidery over hand printed fabric, 21 x 30 cm 2105

LEGS IN LONDON 1 , Fabric collage, applique’ and hand embroidery over silkscreen 48×57 cm  2015

LEGS IN LONDON 2, Fabric collage, applique’ and hand embroidery over silkscreen 48×57 cm  2015

LEGS IN LONDON 3, Fabric collage, applique’ and hand embroidery over silkscreen 48×57 cm  2015

LEGS IN LONDON 4, Fabric collage, applique’ and hand embroidery over silkscreen 48×57 cm   2015

DIÁLOGO 1. Textile collage, hand embroidery, acrylic paint, 29,5×25,5 cm 2013

DIÁLOGO 2. Textile collage, hand embroidery, acrylic paint, 29,5×25,5 cm 2013

DIÁLOGO 3. Textile collage, hand embroidery, acrylic paint, 29,5×25,5 cm 2013

DIÁLOGO 4. Textile collage, hand embroidery, acrylic paint, 29,5×25,5 cm 2013

DIÁLOGO 5. Textile collage, hand embroidery, acrylic paint, 29,5×25,5 cm 2013

COTIDIANO 1. Textile collage, hand embroidery, acrylic paint, 26×30 cm 2013

COTIDIANO 2. Textile collage, hand embroidery, acrylic paint, 26×30 cm 2013

COTIDIANO 3. Textile collage, hand embroidery, acrylic paint, 26×30 cm 2013

AboutAbout

Marta Fofi
Phone (also whatsapp)

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Marta Fofi is an Italian artist and designer who lives and works in Ibiza.

She uses bold, vivacious colours to define her eclectic style that speaks of identity with an ironic touch.
She likes to think that people enjoy looking at her artwork and that they share the same pleasure she experiences in creating it.
 
She likes to play and her work is a reminder that we must not take ourselves too seriously, and in order to create our own liberty we must seriously get in the game.
 
She works mainly with textiles as her means of expression and she experiments with techniques of hand printing that allow her to transfer her designs onto the textile.
Unlike drawing where corrections can be made, in printing there is that element of non-control that renders the possibility of making an error implicit, and she believes that the beauty lies in this imperfection.
 
She has taken part in a number of national and international art exhibitions and she enjoys collaborating with other artists.

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