Ira Melkonyan
Liza Koval

Ira Melkonyan

In 2010 Ira Melkonyan was awarded a degree in Microbiology and Virology. Following it, eight years later, there was an MA in Theatre from DAS Graduate School (DasArts) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Ira is one of the founding members of the rubberbodies collective (2009) in Malta, where together with a group of people she was an author of visual theatre performances, installations, interventions and publications.

Ira often uses domestic chemicals and DIY materials to construct her improvised laboratory set-ups, scenographic and performative experiments.

Ira Melkonyan is from Odesa in Ukraine.