Maddalena Zadra (b. 1996, Italy) is a London based Italian artist who works across painting, drawing, printmaking, textile based installations.
The artist’s work touches upon aspects of the tactile and the sensual whilst remaining playful through subtly contrasting vulnerability and eroticism. Referencing a variety of cultures and historical aesthetics, she explores symbolic meaning and storytelling in her practice, creating multi-layered, open scenarios.
Maddalena often integrates different ways of mark making and its relationship with surface, exploring the limits of collage, drawing and print, inviting audience's to explore their own understanding around the flexibility of painting, and the possibilities of paintings craftsmanship.