Egle Oddo b. 1975 in Italy. Her work focuses on linear and non-linear narration as an art form. Interested in operational realism, meant as the presentation of the functional sphere in an aesthetic arrangement and its inter-relations, she combines photography, moving image, installation, sculpture, environmental art, and experimental live art.
In her pieces industrial production morphs towards delicate handcraft, life forms appear and emerge out of sculptures and objects, film photography appropriate digital images, selected trash mix with fashion, precious edible minerals and ancestral recipes are served as part of ritual meals. Her work is present at international biennials, Museums and relevant institutions, as well as cutting edge and independent alternative spaces and events.
Her work has been exhibited in Venice Biennale, Baltic Biennale, Transmediale, Biquini wax, Casablanca Biennial of contemporary art, BAM - Biennial Mediterranean Archipelago, La Sala Naranja, Hermitage Museum, Macro Museum in Rome, Kitsch International, Kiasma Museum of contemporary art, EMMA Museum of modern art, and other venues.
She moved to Helsinki in 2005 where she founded Namastic Art Collective with Toni Ledentsa and Virva Sointu. At present she is chair of Pixelache trans-disciplinary platform for experimental art, research and activism, and board member of Myymälä2 contemporary art gallery. She is member of Catalysti Association of Transcultural Artists in Finland, and Muu association of professional artists in Finland.