Marta Blue
Creative Director + Photographer




Contact 💌
info@martablue.com




Marta Blue is a Milan based multidisciplinary creative, born and raised in Italy, best know for her vision focused on dark and surreal languages. Her work follows authentic story telling, with a focus on the relationship between life and death, love and grief, nature and occult.

She has worked with editorial outlets and agencies including The New York Times magazine, Conde Nast, Harper's Bazaar, Google and others. She has received awards, such as Lensculture Emerging Talent Awards and she be part in some of the most important events and exhibitions all over the world, exhibiting at Les Rencontres de la Photographie in Arles, Paris, Tokyo and New York.

Based in Milano, actually I’m working as Art Director @ Freeda media and freelance photographer @ The New York Times.




Awards

2019
FreshEyes First European Photography
Talent Book by GUP magazine

2018 
LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards
Jurors’ Picks selected by Roy Kahmann




Show and Exhibitions

2023
Group Show at Fondazione Luciana Matalon 
ImageNation Milan 
(Milano, Italy)

2022
Group Show at Fondazione Luciana Matalon
ImageNation Milan
(Milano, Italy)

2021
Art Show for NeoShibuya Tv 
“15 sec Museum” aired on 9 billiboards
(Shibuya, Tokyo)

2020
Solo Exhibition at Gallery of Modern Art
Space Place, (Ekaterinburg)

2019
Brownie for Design Shanghai 
Campaign Gallery
(Shanghai)

PhotoFairs Shanghai 
(Shanghai)

Brownie for Raffles City
Pop up Store
(Shanghai)

Brownie for Elle & Airbnb
Pop up Store
(Shanghai)

Imagenation Paris Photo 
at Galerie Joseph Le Marais
(Paris)

FreshEyes
at Tbilisi Photo Festival
(Georgia)

FreshEyes
Book launch at Art Basel
(Switzerland)

FreshEyes Book launch party
at Voies Off Festival
(Arles)

Les Rencontres de la Photographie
(Arles)

“Sublimation” curator Lika Brutyan 
at Galerie des Arnes x Les Rencontres
de la Photographie (Arles)

“Sublimation” curator Lika Brutyan 
at Fondazione Luciana Matalon
(Milano)

“Touching Love” Solo exhibition
Campaign gallery - Brownie Art
(Shanghai)

2018
Lensculture Exhibition
at Klompching Gallery
(New York)

Print Swap Exhibition
at Root Studios
(NewYork)




Books

2021
“NDA” a Novel by Caitlin Forst
Distribution in USA by Simon & Schuster

2019 | 2021
“On earth we’re briefly gorgeous”
a Novel by Ocean Vuong.
Distribution and released in Italy, Germany,
Austria, Latin America, Switzerland, France,
Spain, Holland.




Group Publications

2020 | 2021
Fisheye Annual Book
Fisheye magazine Photo Review

2019 
“Dark Tourism” Vostok magazine vol. 17
Korea. Front back cover, and interview.
 
LensCulture Emerging Talent Awards, vol. 3
Jurors’ Picks selected by Roy Kahmann.

FreshEyes First European Photo Talent Book
By GUP magazine, first edition.

Mulieris magazine Pink issue 
Portfolio fotografia.

Selected Clients

Freeda
The New York Times
British Vogue
Harper's Bazaar
Young & Rubicam
Esquire Uk
Vogue US
Sony
Edizioni Zero
Der Freitag
Pinterest Predicts
Penguin Random House
Casa Milo
Lula Japan
Google Italia
Airbnb China
Elle Decoration
AD China
Ideal China
Spectrum Boutique
Causette magazine
Libération
La Nave di Teseo Editore
Editorial Anagrama
Hanser Publisher
Domus
Simon & Schuster
Neo Shibuya TV




Features

Paper Journal
C41 magazine
Phroom magazine
GUP magazine
PHMUSEUM
L'Officiel Italia
Fisheye Magazine
iGNANT
Oneg Magazine
Opendoors Gallery
Beatz of All Nationz
Domestika
TheVisualVoices
Weandthecolor
TheWalkman
Exibart
Dazed
LensCulture
Hypebae
Nowness
Fubiz
Shutterstock
MarieClaire
Photographize
Rockit
Featured Shoot
FrizziFrizzi
Structured Mag
The Pupil Sphere
HurtLamb




Selected Interview

LaSvolta.it Culture

NASTY “Introspective Experimentations” by Maria Abramenko

Domus “Pixel’s Intuitions”

M&C Saatchi “Diversions”

WÜL magazine “The Stanislavski Technique”

C41 “Sensually portraits the concept of trasformations”

GUP mag “Creatures”

l’Officiel Italia

Fisheye “Les creations sensorielle de Marta Blue”

iGNANT “The stirring and sensual world of Marta Blue”

Domestika “La sensualidad cromatica de Marta Blue”

Phroom “Creature”

Public Offerings “Marta Blue: Imagined Narratives”

Palm Studio* feature

Paper Journal “Darkness is colorful”

Musee magazine “Woman Crush Wednesday”

Yogurt magazine “Darkness is colorful”

Collater.al “Marta Blue, Scatti misteriosi e irresitibili”

Wumagazine “C’è del glitter nell’oscurità”