Michela de Mattei is an artist based in Milan. Working directly with moving image and multimedia installations she creates fictional scenarios and unusual associations to explore different forms of authority and control. Her interests include the animal world, the use of current technologies and the shifting dynamics of communications systems.

Recent collaborations include: Aquaria or the illusion of a boxed sea, MAAT Museum Lisbon 2021, Nuovo Cinema Galleria, Galeria Vera Cortez, Lisbon (2020); Alserkal Residency, Dubai (2019);Hypermaremma – Chapter II, La città sommersa, Antica Città di Cosa (2019); Blushing, Belmacz, London (2019); The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish, Part 1: Language,  Serpentines Galleries / ZSL London Zoo (2018); Estée Lauder series, Italian Cultural Institute, London (2018). She studied Philosophy at La Sapienza, University of Rome.