Egle Oddo (1975, Palermo) received her BA in Classical Studies (1994), Palermo; then continued her studies in Department of Paining, Academy of Fine Arts (1998), Palermo and Polytechnic of Fine Arts in Valencia. She completed her MA at the Academy of Fine Arts, Palermo in 2001.
Her work focuses on linear and non-linear narration as an art form. Interested in operational realism meant as the presentation of the functional sphere in an aesthetic arrangement and its inter-relations, she combines photography, moving image, installation, sculpture, environmental art, and experimental live art. In her pieces industrial production morphs towards delicate handcraft, life forms appear and emerge out of sculptures and objects, film photography appropriate digital images, selected trash mix with fashion, precious edible minerals and ancestral recipes are served as part of ritual meals.
Her work is present at International biennials, Museums and relevant institutions, as well as independent alternative spaces and events.
She moved to Helsinki in 2006 and founded Namastic Art Collective. She is member of Catalysti Association of Transcultural Artists in Finland; Pixelache Trans-disciplinary Platform for Experimental Art, Research and activism; MUU Association of Professional Artists; Maatiainen Association for the Protection of Finnish Local Species.
Oddo lives and works in Helsinki.