Martina Dendi (Livorno, 1994) lives and works in Milan. She graduated in photography at the Libera Accademia di Belle Arti (LABA) in Florence and, in 2017, she attended the Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU) in Texas. In 2018, Dendi attended the course of New Technologies at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan, where she graduated in 2021 with a specialization in Photography. In 2019, she studied for a semester at Moholy-Nagy Művészeti Egyetem, in Budapest.
In 2017, Dendi publishes her first photo book Caducità who has been also exhibited as solo show at the Tethys Gallery in Florence, and as part of a group show at Seipersei gallery in Siena. She exhibits the photographic project Assenza at the Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU) in Texas. In 2020 she exhibits Hungarian Style at CAREOF (Milan). In 2021 her work has been selected among the finalists of the Combat Award 2021.
Her works start from an anthropological approach of interest on grotesque and ironic side of life. She is often actress and subject of her images, exploring the therapeutic process of self-definition and awareness of her presence in the world.