Matilde Alessandra

New York, NY

Born in Italy, Matilde Alessandra studied Theater Design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice.
Working with light for 20 years she has been building a reputation for her dazzling sculptures and installations, and a singular use of fluorescent tubes. Her distinctive trait, essential and immediate, permeates in all her production, spanning from sculpture, industrial design and site-specific installations. She's also known for her intricate drawings, where the subject of light remains very much central to the work. Lives and works in New York.

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What is your favorite material to work with?

"I absolutely love plexiglas: nothing works better with light, and you can do so much with it. I rarely use it glossy, always matte."
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What do you want people to do or feel when they encounter your creations?

"to be dazzled like I do !"
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What motivates and inspires you?

"I love the sublime that's hidden in ordinary "light-occurrences" .
what drives me is the desire to thrill , and be thrilled"
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