Allegra Martin (1980) lives and works in Milan.
She graduated in architecture at the IUAV University of Venice in 2007. She has participated in photographic campaigns commissioned by the MAXXI Foundation, the Ministry of Culture, the Giangiacomo Feltrinelli and MAST Foundations, the cultural association Linea di Confine per la Fotografia Contemporanea, the research laboratory Osservatorio Fotografico, and the International Institute of Architecture I2A.
Her work was shown in Italy at the Triennale di Milano, the MAXXI and MACRO Museums, the Venice Biennale of Architecture, the Forma Foundation for Photography, the Viasaterna Gallery, Linea di Confine, the Francesco Fabbri Foundation, the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation; abroad at Die Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur in Cologne, the Galerie f5.6 in Munich, the Italian Cultural Institute of Copenhagen and the International Institute of Architecture I2A in Lugano.
Her photographs are part of the Donata Pizzi collection, Linea di Confine’s archives, as well as the collections of the MuFoCo (Museum of Contemporary Photography), the ICCD (Central Institute for Catalogue and Documentation) and the MAXXI.
She has published Mille case per Bologna (Quodlibet, 2021, Salento Moderno (Humboldt Books), Lido (Osservatorio Fotografico), Double Bind (Quinlan), Red desert now (Linea di Confine) and Second Choice (with Gerry Johansson, Breadfield).