Valentina Sommariva is a Freelance photographer with a subscription to the association of journalists. She’s focused in interior design, travel and portrait photography. She was born in Milan in 1986 where she still lives and works. After a degree in Architecture in 2008 she studied Design at Brunel University in London. Afterwards she attended a biennial master in fine art photography at Fondazione Fotografia Modena. She works for many magazines especially in the field of interior design and potrait. At the same time she develops artistic projects through the use of photography and video focused primarily on identity and relationship between man and living space. Her works have been exhibited in various exhibitions and galleries.
Magazines: Alla Carta, AD Italia, AD USA, AD Russia, Casa Vogue Brazile, Elle Decoration International (Italy, UK, France, Japan, China, Germany, NL, Mexico, Russia), Guardian, How to spend it (Financial Times -UK), Marie-Claire Maison Italia, Living Corriere, Vogue Turkey, Casa Facile, Vogue Bambini, La Cucina Italiana, Rolling Stones, Domus, Wallpaper*, Ideat, Case & Country, Schoner wohnen, Real Living Australia.
Companies: Armani Junior, Amini Carpets, Battistella, Bormioli, Chanel, Colombo Stile, Confalonieri Spa, Diesel Kids, Esselunga, Essent’ial, Eumenes, Fabiana Filippi, Foscarini, Herezie Agency, Human Innovation, Issey Miyake, Lamborghini, Matteo Thun, Thun, Mitage, Nava, Nidi Design, Noorth, Rimadesio, Restart Milano, Stokke, Salewa, QC Terme, Studiopepe, Raw Design, Unifarco Farmacisti Preparatori.
2020 Potresti Spostare lo Specchio, Perimetro, Milano.
2019 Sequenza Sismica, Italian Institute of Culture, Berlino.
2017/2018 Sequenza Sismica, Mata Modena, Fondazione Fotografia a cura di Filippo Maggia
2017 Xmq of pit, ready for the mosh! | Art Verona | A cura di Andrea Bruciati e Valentina Lancinio
2016 Vedo non vedo, The Lone T Art Space, Milano, a cura di Filippo Luini
2016 Posto fisso, Fotografia Europea – circuito OFF, Reggio Emilia, a cura di Collettivo Viagiardini
2015 Finalist Invideo film festival, Spazio Oberdan, Milano
2015 Finalist European Media Art Festival, Osnabruek (Germany)
2014 Finalist Premio Francesco Fabbri per le Arti Contemporanee, Villa Bardolini, Pieve di Soligo (Tv);
2014 In between, Gamelleria Metronom, Modena
2014 Premio Cairo, Palazzo della Permanente, Milano;
2014 Uguali e Diversi, IV Biennale giovani fotografi, Bibbiena;
2014 Remain in Light, Mibersonal exhibition with Valentina
Sommariva and Filippo Luini, Metronom, Modena