Iryna Balmeli

Research assistant

Iryna Balmeli is an Art historian and researcher. She was born in Ukraine to a family of Ticino origin that moved to Odessa at the beginning of the 19th century, she is interested in the migration phenomenon of architects, craftsmen and artists from Ticino to Ukraine and their significant contribution to local architecture and artistic culture.
Holder of a Master’s degree (2021) and a Bachelor’s degree (2019) in History of Art from the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture, Kyiv, Ukraine, she has been collaborating with the Archivio del Moderno since April 2024.