Valentina Miorandi

Location: London
Website: www.valentinamiorandi.com
Bio:

Valentina Miorandi (b. 1982, Trento, Italy) is a visual artist and has a B.A. in Theory and Practice of Theatre, University of Bologna (2005). She has won two fellowships for attending the M.A. in Filmmaking at the New York Film Academy (2006) and the M.A in Director of Photography at the Escuela Superior de Cinema y Audiovisuales de Catalunya (2007). She has been a Visiting Professor at the Universidad Complutense of Madrid (2007) and Universidad de Castlilla-La Mancha of Cuenca (2007). Since 2008 she has created numerous multi-media projects at various cultural institutions in Italy e.g. Fondazione Museo storico del Trentino (2008 – ongoing), MAG – Museo Alto Garda (2012), Bersntoler Kulturinstitut (2013). She has collaborated with international artists including Rosa Barba, Elisabetta Benassi, Stefania Galegati Shines, Marinella Senatore. One of her recent videos received the Milano Film Festival 2010 award. Recently her work “Beautiful Sign” bacame part of the collection of MART – Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto and was exhibited in the exhibition “Magnificent Obsession” (2013) and in 2013 she also won the Euromobile Prize at the Arte Fiera Bologna. Currently she is researching public art and social activism in London.

Exhibitions:

Public Art Projects

2013 – 2014 Turning Tables, collective project (various cities) - IT

2013 175 Hectares, participatory project, Trento- IT

2011 Inno Nazionale d’Italia 2011, Gemine Muse, Trento - IT

Selected solo exhibitions

2014 Have you been where you have never been? Drifters project cur by Andrew Mitchelson and Esther Ainsworth, Open House

Balfron Tower, London, UK

Visions of Future, Fitzcarraldo Foundation, Turin – IT

2011 Post Italy, curator: Andrea Viliani, Fondazione Galleria Civica, Trento - IT

2010 Ne Vedem! / See you!, Sabot Gallery, Cluj Napoca - RO

2009 Numerabilis, curator: Federico Mazzonelli, Arte Boccanera Contemporanea, Trento – IT

Selected group exhibitions

2014 Richard Crow: Unburied Evidence Performance, Margaret Street School of Art, Birmingham – UK

Home Theater, MAAM Museum, Rome – ITA

Der Blitz, curated by Denis Isaia, Federico Mazzonelli, MART Museum, Rovereto - IT

Chiamata a raccolta, Galleria Civica, Trento - IT

2013 The Magnificent Obsession, MART Contemporary and Modern Art Museum - IT

Biennale Mediterraneo, Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona – IT

Not a group show, Arte Contemporanea Bruxelles – BE

L'OEIL D'OODAAQ International Videoart Festival, Rennes - FR

Cinescope, Der Kunst Der Freiheit, Brixent - IT

2012 Piccolo Festival dell’Arte, curators: Roberto Pinto and Eva Fabbris, University of Literature and Philosophy, Trento - IT

Transiti @ Cact , curator: Visualcontainer Centre of Contemporary Art Ticino, Bellinzona - CH

Videoart Yearbook Annual of Italian Videoart, curators: Renato Barilli, Guido Bartorelli, Alessandra Borgogelli,

Silvia Grandi, Paolo Granata, Department of Visual Art, University of Bologna - IT

The Body, The Space, curator: Luigi Meneghelli, ArtFarm, Ca` Ottolina, Verona - IT

Dalla parte delle donne – European Photography Festival, Parmeggiani Gallery, Reggio Emilia - IT

Spaces+ Characters = Videoart screenings, curator: Visualcontainer–Italian Videoart Platform, Milan – IT

Extracurricular Activities, curator: Daniele Capra, Padua – IT