Martha is a Greek dance artist from based in Athens and London. She holds a BA in dance from the Professional Dance School of N. Kontaxaki and a Chemistry degree from the University of Athens. In 2010, she completed an MA in Performance as a member of EDge at London Contemporary Dance School with an interest in improvisation scores. She has collaborated with various choreographers such as Wally Cardona, Robert Clark, Eva Recacha, Michael Klien, Seke Chimutengende, Leila McMillan, Sung Im Her, with the companies backsteinhaus production (GER), Requardt & Rosenberg (UK), David Dorfman Dance (USA) and with the artists Tino Sehgal (Palais de Tokyo/ Athens Roman Agora/ Tate Modern), Stefanos Tsivopoulos (Kalfayan Galleries) and Marina Abramovic (Benaki Museum/ Serpentine Gallery), where she re-performed two of her archival works Cleaning the Mirror and Art Must Be Beautiful, Artist Must Be Beautiful during AS ONE exhibition in Athens. She has received scholarships by A. Onassis, I. Kostopoulos and Schilizzi Foundations and in 2015 she was a Danceweb scholar by Impulstanz Festival in Vienna. Lately she experiments with her own work and in 2017 she created the work touching.just with Aris Papadopoulos with which they were selected as Aerowaves 2018 Artists, created the company arisandmartha and continued with the works Five Steps to Save the World (2018) and Lucy. tutorial for a ritual (2019). Currently, she is an ARTWORKS Fellow 2019-2020 and participates in the SNF Artist Fellowship Program.
Cleaning the mirror, 2016, 8 hours
Lucy. tutorial for a ritual, 2019, 45'
touching.just, 2018, 24'
Wishing Well, 2013, 20'
Syntagma Project (One step forward, two steps back), 2016, 60'