Poet, writer, filmmaker and model Greta Bellamacina signed to VIVA Model Management on their talent board. She was short-listed as the Young Poet Laureate of London in 2013 and grew up in Camden Town and is garnering critical acclaim for her way with words and her ability to translate the classic poetic form into the contemporary creative landscape. Regular themes in her work include heartbreak, motherhood, nature and Feminism.
Among her preferred mediums is a fusion between poetry, fashion, and film she writes a regular column for Another Magazine. Greta attended RADA before studying at King’s College London, where she graduated in 2012 with a BA in English. As part of her artist journey, Greta worked for US Vogue in 2007 and gained her first credited contribution on the publication of ‘The World in Vogue: People, parties, places’.
Since Greta’s work has been featured extensively from Vogue UK, Vogue Italia, CR Fashion Book, Interview Magazine, I-D Magazine too Harpers Bazaar, Purple Magazine, Wonderland Magazine and so on. Greta has also starred in fashion campaigns for various fashion brands for her own artsy including, Burberry, AllSaints and most recently & Other Stories.
Greta first released a limited edition of poetry entitled: ‘Kaleidoscope’ in 2011. In 2013 Greta edited a collection of international poetry entitled ‘Natures Jewels’ in collaboration with MACK publishers. This year she edited ‘A Collection of Contemporary British Love Poetry’, in collaboration with Fortnum & Mason and Faber&Faber- a comprehensive study of the many facets of love, and the feelings we associate with it, featuring work from Wendy Cope, Emily Berry and Annie Freud. Greta’s most recent endeavor is a book of poems, ‘Points for Time in the Sky’ co-written with text-based artist and poet Robert Montgomery.
Greta will be launching her first directed feature length documentary this December about the history and the decline of the public British library- entitled ‘The Safe House: A Decline of Ideas’. As well as airing her short film which documents the fascinating life of Mary De Rachewiltz- ‘Ezra Pound: The Last Cantos’ at the Soho Revue Gallery from the 8th October 2015.