Valentina Ghiringhelli
Born in 1987

Awards and selections
Official selection for Psychedelic Film and Music Festival, October 1-7, Museum of Moving Image, New York City;
First award for best Experimental Short Film, Florence short Film festival 2018, Cinema Odeon, Florence. (Aug 2018);
Shortlisted for Premio Fabbri for Contemporary Art, Villa Brandolini, Pieve di Soligo, Treviso, Italy (Nov 2016);
Official selection for International Art Film Festival, October 14-18 2015, Spazio Oberdan, Milan, Italy;
Shortlisted for Photissima Art Prize, Photissima Art Fair & Festival, Turin, Italy (Oct 2015);
Shortlisted for Riccardo Prina Prize, Galleria Ghiggini, Varese, Italy (oct 2014);
First Award for Space 23 Contest, Genova, Italy (Sept 2013);
Artist-in-residence at Deauville Photography Festival Planche(s) Contact, Deauville (July 2012).

Solo exhibitions
Desire curated by Sandro Iovine, Villa Reale, Monza, Italy (Mar 2015);
Desire, Spazio23 Gallery, Genova, Italy (Dec 2013);
Under Control, Area_Urbana, Binago, Italy (Mar 2013).

Group exhibitions
Mala Yerba-Fotografìa Contemporànea Italiana y Cubana, Fototeca de Cuba, Avana, Cuba (Dec 2017);
WopArtFair, Lugano, Switzerland (Sept 2017);
International Photo Project: La Habana-Milano-New York, curated by Alain Cabrera Fernández-Elio Grazioli-Frank Franca, supported by Fondo Malerba per la Fotografia, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy (mar 2017);
Premio Fabbri for contemporary art, curated by Carlo Sala, Villa Brandolini, Pieve di Soligo, Treviso, Italy (Nov 2016);
The Things One Sees in the Sky Fotografia Europea 2015, Reggio Emilia, Italy (June 2015);
Showcase on Art:i:curate London and New York-based startup (Sept 2015);
Exposed Project about Milan transformation for Expo2015 Forma Meravigli gallery, Milan, Italy (June 2015);
Rock your Dummy! Le Photobookfest, L'Ancienne Imprimerie/ Picture Tank, Paris, France (Nov 2014);
Riccardo Prina Prize Triennale Design Museum, Palazzo dell'Arte, Milan, Italy (Sept 2014);
Milano Città Aperta: Five years of independent photographic narrations curated by Roberta Levi, Nicola Bertasi and Alfredo Bosco,
Polifemo-Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan, Italy (Sept 2014);
The alphabet of metropolitan city Fondazione Stelline, Milan, Italy (Sept 2014);
Desire curated by Sandro Iovine, Drena Castle, Trento, Italy (Sept 2014);
The great Milan-From modern architecture to the future city Villa Necchi Campiglio, Milan, Italy (Apr 2014);
Festival Planche(s) Contact curated by Patrick Remy (Steidl), Deauville, France (Oct-Dec 2012);
The innerworld of the outerworld of the innerworld curated by Luca Andreoni and Francesco Zanot, Fabbrica del vapore, Milan, Italy
(June 2012).

Publications
Nothing to see here, curated by Francesco Jodice;
Photography Festival Planche(s) Contact;
Desire, Machia Press Publishing;
Milano Città Aperta-Journal of Urban Photography;
FPmag. Letís talk about photography.

Education
2012 Holds a scholarship for the Master in Photography and Visual Design organized by NABA - New Academy of Fine Arts in collaboration with the Foundation for Photography FORMA, Milan, Italy;
2011-2012 Master degree in Visual Communication, John Kaverdash academy, Milan, Italy;
2007-2009 Mater degree in Interior Design, Istituto Marangoni, Milan, Italy.

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