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Joanna Portelli is an emerging artist from Malta, where she completed her study of Fine Arts at the Institute of Creative Arts, graduating with a BA Honours in Fine Arts. During her studies, Portelli worked with several mediums, including painting, sculpture, new media, photography, installation and video. Her current practice gives priority to subject matter over medium, which is chosen to fit a preoccupation or process of inquiry.

The motivation behind her work lies in an exploration of the intricacies of the human condition, which allow Portelli to build layers of meaning within her processes, reflecting the drive for self-discovery that is embedded in her work.