Marta Colpani is an Italian artist based in the Netherlands. She sees images as systems of meaning and of relationships and sees these systems as closely related to our cultures and the dynamics that lead to its ongoing production.

Colpani graduated from Rietveld Academy in 2014 and received a Mondriaan Fund Stipendium for Depth Development Artistic Practice in 2015. In 2017 and 2018 Colpani co-editing the fifth issue of Peer Paper Platfom: Peer paper creative process. She currently works as a primary school teacher.


September 2018, Húns (NL): Group mind-map exercise on making during "Time space encounter structure", Phlox/ Peer Paper Platform.

August 2018, Amsterdam (NL): "Near enough? Near field communication digital art biennale".

August - September 2017, Amsterdam (NL): "Present time station" with Esther Brakenhoff and Nishiko, Corridor Project Space.

June 2017, Basel (CH): Live drawing performance, INR Radio

March 2017, Amsterdam (NL): Installation and performance with Olivier Oosterbaan during group exhibition "Dante Land", Paleis van Mieris

August 2016, Amsterdam (NL): "Distance as time, distance as sound, distance as words", Peer Paper Platform.

July 2016, Amsterdam (NL): Group exhibition "Movement abstract", Josilda da Conceicao Gallery

December 2015 & December 2016, Amsterdam (NL): Selected artist for This Art Fair.

Januari 2015, Amsterdam (NL): Rosetta Stone Group Exhibition, Paleis van Mieris.

November 2014, Den Haag (NL): Unknown/ The made country, Duo Exhibition Gintare Kerbelyte/ Marta Colpani, Kunstenaarsinitiatief Elders.


July 2017, Utrecht (NL). Summerschool program "Art in a Time of Interregnum" at BAK.

October 2016, Biella (IT)/ Shkoder (AL): UNIDEE residency program "The Encounter" at Cittadellarte - Fondazione Pistoletto & Arthouse Skhoder.

July 2016, Amsterdam (NL): Residency program at Peer paper platform, kindly supported by Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst.

November - December 2015, Amsterdam (NL): Education & Art: Integrations Between Education and the Curatorial and Artistic Fields with Juan Canela.

September - November 2015, Turin/ Biella (IT): (3) UNIDEE weekly residencies at Cittadellarte - Fondazione Pistoletto supported by Mondriaan Fonds Stipendium for Depth Development Artistic Practice.


September 2017 - ongoing, Guest co-editor for Peer paper 5: Process.

April 2017, Amsterdam (NL), Distance: citymap in Peer paper 4: Maps.

January 2017, Roma (IT), Exercises in power. On the experimental nature of democracy and art in roots§routes: participation. Anno VII, n°24 (2017).

May 2016, Amsterdam (NL): Distance as time, distance as sound, distance as words featured in Peer Paper Magazine Issue 2.

July 2014, Amsterdam (NL): Elsewhere (book).

March 2014, Amsterdam - Cape Town: PLEASE/ DO NOT/ KILL US, DOGTime Cape Time.

August 2010, Amsterdam (NL): New Media Shaping of Perception and the New Space of the Body (master thesis)


August 2018 - present, Amsterdam (NL), Primary school teacher at Einstein School

March 2018 - July 2018, Amsterdam (NL), Art teacher at Lukida

October 2017 - present, Amsterdam (NL), Art teaching internship at Ignatium Gymnasium.

December 2016 - present, Amsterdam (NL), Guest lecturer Critical urbanism and Concept development at Hogeschool van Amsterdam.


April 2017, Amsterdam (NL), Artist talk at Amsterdam Stedelijk Museum Library.

April 2017, Amsterdam (NL), Interview with Xenia Bordukowa Pattberg Home where I can be foreign in Hiraeth.

October 2016, Amsterdam (NL), Collective urban portrait. Review by Nicola Bozzi in Domus Art.

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