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Greta Bellamacina

Greta Bellamacina is an English poet, actress, model, filmmaker and library activist.

In 2014 she was short-listed as the Young Poet Laureate of London, and has since gone on to create multiple collections on themes of female identity, motherhood, ennui and love. Her multiple writing talents have also led to several short films, in which Bellamacina acts, writes and directs. Her debut feature film ‘A Safe House of Ideas’ launched in 2016 at cinemas worldwide. The film is a love letter to public libraries and a vivid appeal against their closure, it features Stephen Fry, John Cooper Clarke, Irvine Welsh.

This season, Bellamacina represents the John Smedley brand, and stars in their AW18 campaign alongside her husband, artist Robert Montgomery. The two will unveil their bespoke artworks inspired by the John Smedley collections, exclusively as part of London Craft Week.