CURRICULUM VITAE

Matteo Davide Valenti
Born in Agrigento, Sicily, 11/10/1978
Lives in Milano, via Scalvini, 3
Cell: +39 3474367404
e-mail: davide-valenti@libero.it
site: www.davidevalenti.it


SOLO SHOWS

2011: Mafia, another world. Firtst evil advertising. Galleria Placentia Arte, Piacenza.
2008: God is a palindrome. Placentia Arte gallery, Piacenza.


GROUP SHOWS

2012: Ma nessuno mai! Verso nuove tracce di contaminazione mediale. Spazio Natta, Como.
2011: Fratelli d'italia, Palazzo Farnese, Piacenza.
2011: Arte Laguna Art Prize, Arsenale, Venezia.
2010: Festarte Videoart Festival, Macro Testaccio, Roma.
2010: Anni 00, il decennio irreale. Famiglia Margini gallery, Milano.

2009: La cosa. Galleria Ciocca, Milano. Curated by Vegetali Ignoti.
2009: The invisibles. performance for the event “Border”


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2011: Catalogue of the Premio Laguna Art Price.
2010: Catalogue of the exibition: Anni 00, il decennio irreale.


GRANTS AND AWARDS

2011: Winner at YICCA, International Contest of Contemporary Art
.
2011: Special Prize "Artist in residence" at Arte Laguna Art Prize.
2010: Finalist on Festarte Videoart Festival.


ADVERTISING

2005/09: Copywriter for DDB, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, Tita Milan.
2005/10: Gold Epica Award, Bronze ADCI, Shortlists New York Festival, Epica Award, Eurobest, ADCI.


EDUCATION

2004/05: Specialist degree in Technique and Creativity in Advertising: Copywriting at the European Institute of Design.
2004: Master’s degree of Audiovisual Conception and Production at l’Università Cattolica of Milan.
2003: B.A. in Philosphy, achieving final grade average of 104/110.
Thesis entitled: Il dominio delle passioni in Baruch Spinoza.



Autorizzo il trattamento dei dati personali in base art. 13 del D. Lgs. 196/2003.