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Lia Martinez

Former Adjunct, Alumni, Former Staff, Class of 2012


Lia Martinez comes from a background of filmmaking, both as a film colorist and editor in the Philippines. In 2005, she co-founded a photography studio for children called Blow-Up. Lia explores narratives in different spaces: from films, to interactive installations, to toys and games in pen, pencil, or interactive surface. Her work encourages exploration, play, and make-believe. Lia has a BA from Ateneo de Manila University. She is currently an ITP Research Resident and developing an iPad app that teaches children how to sing in whale.

City of Origin: Manila, Philippines
Current residence: Brooklyn,