Melanie Irwin (b. 1977) works with sculpture, live art, and photography to explore the body’s response to structure and geometry. She often works with discarded objects, commonplace materials, everyday gestures and absurd actions. Based in Melbourne, she has exhibited regularly since 2006, including solo exhibitions in Melbourne and Sydney and group shows in Chengdu, Warsaw and Rotterdam. She is currently a candidate for a Master of Fine Art at the Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne. Melanie’s participation in PICTURE BERLIN was supported by the Ian Potter Cultural Trust.