Biographies

MARTA MELUCCI – A graduate in Philosophy,  trained as a contemporary dancer in Italy, United States and Spain. She has danced with several Italian companies (Materiali Resistenti, Lucylab Evoluzioni, Lische) and furthered her dance studies with other disciplines such as Contact Improvisation, Floor work, Yoga, aerial dancing. She is a certified Feldenkrais Method practitioner, teaching dance and movement techniques in several schools and professional academies. Recently she published “Lezioni di Metodo Feldenkrais, per un’ecologia del movimento” (ed. Xenia), manual on the Feldenkrais Method.

FRANCESCA TELLI – A PHD in Design from Politecnico di Milano  with a specialisation in Interior and Stage design. As a dancer she has studied with different international choreographers (Ivan Wolfe, Daniel Lepkof, Jeremy Nelson). She has danced for important Italian choreographers (Ariella Vidach, Rosita Mariani, Regina Marquez) and has created her own dance, video and interactive performances. She teaches Interior Design at Politecnico of Milan.

PAOLO SPOTTI – A Light Design graduate, he has worked both for theatre and architecture. For Castelli Design Milan he designed a patent pending LED fixture. With Ferrara-Palladino he designed lighting systems for many important buildings as Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana Museum in Venice. He works as a light designer for several Italian theatre festivals. He teaches Light Design at the European Institute of Design of Milan and writes articles on lighting engineering.