Photo crédit : Leo Eloy

Lívia Melzi

Artist, researcher

Born in 1985 in Brazil, Lívia Melzi lives and works between Paris and São Paulo.

After studying oceanography, she graduated with a Master’s degree in Photography and Contemporary Art from the University Paris VIII, and in 2022 joined the doctoral programme in art and literature at the University of Zurich. In 2021, she exhibited her work at the 65th Salon de Montrouge, where she won the Grand Prix, as well as at the Rencontres Photographiques du 10ème arrondissement, at the Festival Image Satellite (Nice) and at FUNARTE (Brasília). In 2022, she participated in the emerging European photography exhibition Circulation(s), at the Athens Photography Festival and in the exhibition “Klaxon-mania: Centenary of the Modern Art Week of São Paulo, 1922 – Paris, 2022” at the Marché Dauphine (Paris). Lívia Melzi is a laureate of the research and artistic creation grant of the Institut pour la Photographie de Lille and has participated in the artistic residency LABVERDE in the Brazilian Amazon. The artist is currently in residency at the Fiminco Foundation (Romainville). She is represented by the Ricardo Fernandes Gallery (Saint-Ouen).