Marta Sicurella was born in Parma, Italy, in 1978. She graduate in Languages and Modern Literature at the University of Milan. In 2004, she completed the Curso Avançado de Fotografia at AR.CO., in Lisbon; during 2008 she attended the Photography Course of the Gulbenkian Creativity and Artistic Creation Program. In 2004, her project Guincho won the Pedro Miguel Frade award, from Centro de Português de Fotografia. She currently teaches at IPT. She is represented in a number of public and private collections. Currently she lives and works in Lisbon.