the short-film Tribale, created by Melissa in collaboration with the video artists from Tobe Studio, will be screened as part of Videobox, a dance-film Festival at the Cinema Astra in Pesaro, Italy.
Intermezzo is a new site-specific work born by the collaboration of Melissa with the musician Jacopo Mariotti and the space Atelier Camponi Pesaro promoted by the contemporary dance festival Hangartfest 2022. It premiered on the 17.09.2022 in Pesaro, Italy.
inspired by the music of the composer from Pesaro, Paolo Giaro, TRIBALE is a celebration of heritage, connection and lineage.
first production of the new company founded by Rosana Ribeiro in Salzburg, Austria. Melissa and Rosana collaborated in the creation and performance of this piece currently on tour. A new production of the company is due to premiere in October 2022.
research commissioned by Aakash Odedra Company and British Council to promote a collaboration with the Leicester-based Metro-Boulot-Dodo and the Istanbul-based arts centre Çıplak Ayaklar Kumpanyası.
voce agli artisti
online interview in Italian with artists from the Italian region of Marche, discussing the transitional process in the context of the Covid-19 Pandemic in the year 2020.
movement archive iran
article on fictivemag.com
movement archive abu dhabi
interview by ivy akinyi and nandini kochar for new york university abu dhabi
movement archive from turkey
interview by matt hanson for kinfolk magazine
amnesty international award 2017
#jesuis receives the Freedom of Expression Award granted by Amnesty International during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2017.