Born in 1985 in Marseille, Mélanie Matranga graduated from l’École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris in 2011.
Winner of the Frieze Artist Award and nominated for the Fondation d’entreprise Ricard Prize in 2014, she has benefited from several solo and group exhibitions, both in France, notably at the Palais de Tokyo in 2015, and abroad, at Tongewölbe T25 (Ingolstadt), Indipendenza (Rome), Artists Space (New York) and Museum Ludwig (Cologne). In 2016, she also took part in the 5th edition of the contemporary art biennale Ateliers de Rennes. She is represented by the Karma International art gallery in Zurich, where her work was exhibited in 2015. In 2018, she presents a solo exhibition at Villa Vassilieff, Paris.