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DDA Guest Lecture Series Fall 2023: Valentino Catricalà

November 8, 2023 12:45 PM – 2:00 PM

DDA Lecture Room, 4E-3 Myrtle Hall ( 4th floor )

Headshot of Valentino Catricala. There is a white background.

Valentino Catricalà (Ph.D) is a scholar and contemporary art curator. He is currently the curator of SODA Gallery in Manchester and lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is also the director of the Art Section of the Maker Faire-The European Edition -the biggest Faire on creativity and innovation in Europe- as well as an Art Consultant at Paris Sony CS Lab.

Valentino has curated exhibitions in museums and private institutions such as Hermitage (San Petersburg), Minnesota Street Project (San Francisco), New York Media Center, Stelline (Milan), MAXXI Museum (Rome), among others.

He is the author of several essays and books such as “Media Art. Prospettive delle arti verso il XXI secolo. Storie, teorie, preservazione” (Mimesis, 2016) and the book “The Artist as Inventor ” (Rowman & Littlefiled, 2021).

Free and open to the public.