Melita Couta

Melita Couta (b. 1974, Nicosia, Cyprus) where she lives and works.
She studied sculpture at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design and continued at the Slade School of Fine Art in London where she obtain an MFA. She has been working with sculpture, installation art, photography, drawing and collage. In her recent work she is dealing with systems of mapping and cartography, re organizing geographical places with family portraits. Her work has been included in a number of solo and group exhibitions, including Before Leaving This Kingdom, Let Me Tell You Something Which I Had Forgotten – Solo exhibition at gallery, Athens (2011), Tales | Rumours | Frictions | Reflections, Home for Cooperation, Buffer Zone, Nicosia (2011), Chypre 2010: L’art au Present, Gallery Espace Commines, Paris (2010), The Little Land Fish, Antrepo No.5, Sanat Limani, Instabul (2010). Breaking Walls – Building Networks, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art , Thessaloniki (2009), I LAND – Solo exhibition at DIATOPOS Centre of contemporary art, Nicosia, Cyprus (2009), Body at Casoria Contemporary Art Museum, Casoria/ Naples, Italy (2007), Check- in Europe, European Patent Offices, Munich, Germany (2006).