Director Art Section Maker Faire - The European Edition_Rome Chamber of Commerce
Curator Rom KunstRaum Goethe (Goethe Institut Rom Art Space)
Prof. Università Mercatorum
Valentino Catricalà is ascholar and contemporary art curator specialised in the analysis of the relationship of artists with new technologies and media.
Heis currently the director of the Art Section of the Maker Faire-The European Edition, the biggest Faire on creativity and innovation in Europe; Art Consultant at Paris Sony CS Lab. He is also adjunct curator at the Kunstraum Goethe (the art space of the Goethe institut Rom).
Valentino has been the founder and the artistic director of the Rome Media Art Festival (MAXXI Museum), Art Project coordinator at Fondazione Mondo Digitale.
Valentino has curated exhibitions in important museum and private Galleries such as Hermitage (San Petersburg), Minnesota Street Project (San Francisco), New York Media Center, Stelline (Milano), MAXXI Museum (Rome), Palazzo delleEsposizioni (Rome), Ca’Foscari (Venice) among others.
He is the author of several book, “Media Art. Prospettivedellearti verso il XXI secolo. Storie, teorie, preservazione” (Mimesis, 2016) and the book “Artist as inventor” (Rowman &Littlefiled, 2020), among others.