Valentina Ferrarese Visual Art, Art Education, Art History
Born in Venice, Italy.
Valentina works as an artist, art historian, and educator. In addition to her artistic work, she leads her own projects in the field of Street-Art and Graffiti in collaboration with museums, schools, and social institutes.
These include workshops, performances, public art, and exhibitions, with children and youth. The main focus of her work is the creation of durable art platforms specifically created for socially, and/or economically disadvantaged kids.
She also works with the Barberini Museum, the Minsk Museum both in Potsdam, the Stiftung Preussischer Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg, and the SozialeStadt ProPotsdam. Among her past collaborations, there is also the Venice Art and Architecture Biennale in Venice.
2005 to 2008 studies German Memory Politics and Art Education at the University of Arts, Berlin´s Institute for Art in Context.
Master Dissertation: “The potential of the void as contemporary Monument. Case of study: Berlin
2003 to 2004 studies Visual Art Practice and Curatorial Practice as guest student at the Piet Zwart Institute Postgraduate Institute at the Willem de Kooning Arts Academy in Rotterdam
2001 to 2003 studies at the Architecture University in Venice´s Postgraduate Program for Visual Arts and Curatorial Practice.
1995 to 2001 studies Painting and Contemporary Art History at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice. Final dissertation: “William Kentridge: surveyor and survivor of a landscape”.
1990 to 1995 studies art and architecture at the High School of Arts in Venice