Valentina Ghiringhelli
Born in 1987

Awards and selections
Official selection for First-Time Filmmakers 2018 Christmas Special;
Official selection for Inshort Film Festival 2018 (Dec 27th - 29th) Lagos State, Nigeria
Official selection for Lift-Off Sessions December 2018;
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).

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.

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.