Curatore, Direttore della SODA Gallery di Manchester
Valentino Catricalà (Ph.D) is a scholar and contemporary art curator. He is currently the curator of MODAL Gallery of SODA in Manchester and lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Hi is co-curator, along with Barbara London (founder of the Video Art Department at MoMA), of the D’ORO D’ART Project, in collaboration with Marian Goodman Gallery. He is also the curator of the Digital Art department of La Quadriennale. 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 (Milan), MAXXI Museum (Rome), Palazzo delle Esposizioni (Rome), Ca ‘Foscari (Venice), New Delhi Italian Cultural Institute (India), among others.
He is the author of several essays (see Academia.edu) and books such as “Art and Technology in the Third Millennium” (Electa, 2020) and the book “The Artist as Inventor” (Rowman & amp; Littlefield, 2021). Valentino is also curating Art and Innovation section on WIRED Italia, along with Luigi Maccallini (Next Innovation Manager BNL).