Jacopo Valentini lives between Modena and Milan.

He started the approach to Photography since he was really young and always did of this art a personal use. During the last phase of his academic studies he begins putting in discussion his own photographic work, strongly oriented through the territorial area, but not in a strictly way. He made and continues to make Photography as an intense planning means.

He was born in Modena in 1990 where he obtained the Diploma di Maturità Classica. In 2011 he applied for the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio, during these years of studies he has the possibility to conduct an internships at the chilean art and architecture studio Pezo Von Ellrichshausen in Concepción. In 2014 he started a collaboration with the magazine Domus and in the same year he obtains the Bachelor in Science of Architecture at the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio; during this period he understand the relevance of the photographic medium in his life. In June 2015 he was selected in order to participate to the project Foto Factory Modena in collaboration with SkyArteHD and Fondazione di Fotografia Modena. In February 2016 he starts the Master in Photography at IUAV in Venice below the supervision of Stefano Graziani and Angela Vettese. In 2017 he obtained both degrees at the two universities: IUAV of Venice and the Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio. During the same year he won the 101ma Collettiva Giovani Artisti at Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa. In 2019 he’s selected to participate at the exhibition Giovane Fotografia Italiana 07 part of the official program of Fotografia Europea in Reggio Emilia.

Jacopo Valentini exhibited museums and private space in Italy and abroad: Triennale di Milano, Center for Contemporary Arts L.Pecci-Prato Museo Fattori-Leghorn, RIBA-London, Fondazione Fabbri-Treviso, CampoSpace-Rome, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa-Venice, Politecnico di Milano, Centro Culturale San Fedele-Milan, Museo Navile-Bologna.

He collaborates and assists the italian artist-photographer Stefano Graziani.

Actually he is working on a personal project about the displacement of a space in the imaginary.






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Awards & Grants