Ariana Martinez is a multimedia artist, radio documentarian, and sound designer. In their personal work, Ariana is interested in sensations of placeless-ness, disorientation, and the inventive place-making that emerges from spatial and cultural fragmentation.
Ariana has created radio feature stories for BBC 4’s Short Cuts, BBC 3’s Between the Ears, and KCRW’s the Organist. They were the sound designer and engineer for Brain on Nature, which was named one of the “Best Podcasts of 2019” by the Financial Times.
Ariana has also contributed their skills to Transcripts (a podcast for the Tretter Transgender Oral History Project), Netflix’s Prism: Tales of Your City, and various forthcoming long-form narrative projects.
Ariana’s work has appeared at HearSay Festival, LUCIA Festival, Open City Documentary Festival, and The Barbican Cultural Centre’s Soundhouse.