Egle Oddo, born in Palermo in 1975, graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts of Palermo, lives and works in Helsinki. 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 independent alternative spaces and events. Main exhibitions: Baltic Biennale, Venice Biennale, Casablanca Biennial, Manifesta12, Biennale of Mediterranean Archipelago, Transmediale, Triennale Agrikultura, Mänttä Art Festival, Pixelache Festival, CrossSections.
Egle Oddo will be part of the KAD programme,in the context of Transeuropa.