Olivia Malena


Olivia Malena Vidal is a Swiss artist living and working between Geneva (CH) and Amsterdam (NL). She obtained a Masters in Translation in 2015 at the University of Geneva and then studied Photography at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. She mainly questions the medium of photography through performance, collages, painting and text. GUP Magazine selected her as one of the 2017 New Dutch Photography Talent. She received the Experimental Film Award from the Amsterdam Film Festival for her short film "The Lady on the bed" (2016), was shortlisted for the Athens Photo Festival and shortlisted for the Artifact Prize 2018. Her work has been exhibited in many different spaces, such as the Center of Contemporary Art in Geneva and her project « Reaction » (2017) has recently been selected as part of der Greif and the WPO 2018 curated selection of projects.

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