Malena Maria Arcucci

Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Malena Arcucci is an artist currently based in London and Amsterdam. She uses devised and physical theatre techniques, in combination with her background and interest in costume making and sculpture to explore new forms of storytelling. Her work is concerned with the theatricality of societal and political structures and their influence on our social and cultural landscape.

Malena holds a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts and Sculpture from the University of Argentine Museum, and a certificate from the Argentinean National Opera.  She has worked extensively as a theatre-maker and costume designer for companies in Buenos Aires and London, some of the venues include Teatro del Pueblo in Buenos Aires, and Southwark Playhouse, Oval Space and the Arcola in London. Malena has exhibited and gave talks internationally in venues and conferences including the Palais de Glace in Buenos Aires, Space in London and the Performance Philosophy Biennale in Amsterdam.

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