Welcome to my website.

Meet Rina Mialimalala, a Malagasy-Swiss Chemist and Artist, whose passion for Science and Art intertwines harmoniously.

As the visionary founder of ticinolab® in Ticino, Switzerland, and with a strong commitment to empowering Science and Technology, and fostering a love for Learning, her mission revolves around inspiring the next generation while promoting accessibility to scientific knowledge. She is an avid educator, enthusiastically conducting engaging scientific workshops for diverse audiences, with a particular focus on nurturing the curious minds of youth and children.

Beyond the laboratory, Rina finds solace in the serene embrace of the color blue, which fuels her artistic expression. Despite not possessing a green thumb, she finds immense joy in the kaleidoscope of colors that a bouquet of mixed flowers brings.

Through her art, Rina fearlessly dives into the realm of Alternative Process, experimenting with unconventional techniques that breathe life into her captivating creations. Immerse yourself in Rina's world and discover the magic of Studio Concept Gandolfi at http://www.studioconcept.ch, where science, technology, fashion and art merge into a symphony of innovation.


Ticino-based artist, Rina was born in Madagascar and embarked on a remarkable journey to pursue her dreams.

At the age of 18, she embarked on a transformative journey, leaving her homeland to pursue her dreams in the vibrant city of Paris, France. There, she pursued a Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences, immersing herself in the wonders of the natural world. Eager to deepen her understanding, Rina ventured further and completed a Master's degree in Medicinal Chemistry at the esteemed University Paris Descartes.

However, her thirst for intellectual growth led her to the enchanting landscapes of Switzerland. At the age of 24, Rina embraced a life-changing opportunity to specialize in Organic Chemistry and Photochemistry through a prestigious PhD program at the University of Fribourg. This pivotal period not only expanded her scientific expertise but also provided fertile ground for the blossoming of her artistic spirit.

Through her innovative approach and fueling her boundless desire for creativity, Rina gradually honed her artistic style, she intertwines the intricate principles of chemistry with the expressive power of visual art. Through her captivating compositions, she invites viewers to embark on a journey where molecules dance with colors, and imagination merges with scientific curiosity. Rina's artistic journey serves as an inspiration to those who seek to blend their passions and push the boundaries of creativity.


Mixed Media
Alternative Process


For any commission inquiries please contact Rina directly at artechemist@bluewin.ch