Natalia Manta

Natalia Manta is a visual artist living and working in Athens. She studied sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA, 2011 – 2017), where she also completed her Master’s in Fine Arts. She employs different materials such as metal, clay, light-sensitive chemicals and video projections. She collaborates and interacts with artists from a wide range of artistic disciplines —visual, music, theatre or performance artists. In the period 2017-2020, she taught sculpture at the ASFA. Her work has been exhibited both in Greece and internationally in solo and group exhibitions, among others: Handmade: On the Social Dimension of Craft, presented at Art Space Pythagorion on Samos island under the initiative of the National Museum of Contemporary Art and the Schwarz Foundation (2022)· “Restrictions” at the Dromokaiteio Psychiatric Hospital, Athens, (2022)· “Reality Check II: Inner sanctum” at Dafni Psychiatric Hospital, Athens (2022)· «POTT-POTT», Museum – Panourgia House, Amfissa (2022)· RESTART, International Ceramic Biennale, Korea (2021)· Limitless Limits, Larnaca Biennale, Cyprus (2021)· Apotropaion, presented at 16 Fokionos Negri exhibition space in Athens with the support of The Sotiris Fellios Collection, Athens (2021)· Ki-nimata, Bouboulina Museum, Spetses island (2021)·  Deadala, The Mosque Kioutsouk Hassan- Giali Tzamisi, Chania, Crete (2021)·   PPC meets art, Public Power Corporation historic factory, Athens (2021). Her works can be found in private collections. She has been awarded the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Artist Fellowship by ARTWORKS (2022).