Valentina Tanni

Valentina Tanni
(www.valentinatanni.com)
Crítica de arte italiana, comisaria y blogger. Su investigación se centra en la relación entre el arte y los nuevos medios, con especial atención a la cultura de Internet.
En 2002 se licenció en Historia del Arte por la Universidad La Sapienza de Roma con una tesis sobre el net art (Net Art.1994-2001) y, en los años siguientes, publicó un gran número de artículos, reseñas y ensayos sobre new media art, cultura de la red y el arte contemporáneo en general. Es fundadora de Random Magazine, una de las primeras páginas de noticias, exclusivamente dedicadas al net art (que también generó un libro en 2011. Random, Link Editions). Es co-fundadora de Exibart y Artribune, dos importantes revistas italianas de arte.

Desde 2003 ha sido editora de numerosos blogs de arte y cultura:

In Art There Are No Schools, Only Hospitals
Who Killed Bambi
Enlarge My Penis And My Mind Will Follow
Tales from the Internet

Ha sido curadora de la sección de net art en la exposición Media Connection (2001), de las exposiciones Netizens (2002), L’oading, Genetically Modified Videogames (2003), Maps and Legends. When Photography Met the Web (2010), Datascapes (Roma, 2011) y numerosas exposiciones individuales. Colabora también con muchos festivales de arte digital en Italia (Interferenze, Peam, LPM, Toolkit, Kernel) y es actualmente uno de los comisarios invitados de FotoGrafia. International Photography Festival en el MACRO (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo) de Roma.

Trabaja como docente y conferenciante en universidades e instituciones privadas.

Valentina Tanni is an italian art critic, curator and blogger. Her research is focused on the relationship between art and new media, with particular attention to Internet culture.
In 2002 she graduated in Art History from La Sapienza University in Rome with a master thesis on net art (Net Art.1994-2001) and in the following years she published a great number of articles, reviews and essays about new media art, web culture and contemporary art in general. She is the founder of Random Magazine, one of the first web columns entirely dedicated to net art (that gave also birth to a book in 2011. “Random”, Link Editions), and she is the co-founder of Exibart and Artribune, two important italian art magazines.

Since 2003 she has been editing multiple art and culture related blogs:

In Art There Are No Schools, Only Hospitals
Who Killed Bambi
Enlarge My Penis And My Mind Will Follow
Tales from the Internet

She curated the Net section of the art show Media Connection (2001), the exhibitions Netizens (2002), L’oading, Genetically Modified Videogames (2003), Maps and Legends. When Photography Met the Web (2010), Datascapes (Rome, 2011) and numerous solo shows. She also collaborates with many digital arts Festivals in Italy (Interferenze, Peam, LPM, Toolkit, Kernel) and she’s currently one of the guest curators of FotoGrafia. International Photography Festival in Rome at MACRO (Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome).

She works as a teacher and lecturer for universities and private institutions.