Mellika Ghirah

Mellika Ghirah (b. 1993) is a visual artist who recently completed her studies at the ceramics department of the renowned Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. Ghirah spent her formative years in Rotterdam before establishing her artistic presence in Amsterdam. With a background in Art & Design, her artistic journey is marked by a deep affinity for photography and film. This summer, she graduated from the Rietveld Academy, demonstrating her diverse interest in various media, including video, photography and an installation featuring a fusion of ceramics and wood.

“For my graduation project, I created a series of works that touch on the complex, nuanced nature of impermanence as a transformative growth process. I am driven by a fascination with light, darkness and obscurity, the mysteries of spirituality and the deep layers of the soul.” – Mellika Ghirah