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Show RCA 2019

Maria Piva

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Major project:


Angelina is a poetic subjective documentary observing the ritualistic nature of my grandmother's life and how its routine is broken by moments of daydream. As these occur, reality is bent, taking us to a space between memory and the present, introducing a surreal and nostalgic quality to the ordinary.


  • Italian animator and director based in London. Maria's work is laser focused on re-interpreting reality in a surreal and atmospheric way, by mixing live action and animation. She likes jazz too.
  • Previous degrees

  • BA Animation, University of Westminster, 2017
Royal College of Art