Defassi Valentina was born in Carignano (Turin, Italy) 20th February 1983.
In 2011 she graduated like photographic expert at the Institute of Graphic and Photographic Arts "Bodoni" in Turin, Italy.
Always passionate about music, in 2008 began writing reviews of records for the webzine Rockshock.it
Then she began to publish her photos of concerts for some webmagazine. From 2010 she collaborated to Rockol.it webmagazine, one of the most popular in the rock scene in Italy.
In 2010-2011 she worked for the "Reset Festival" and the "Verve Association", both of Turin, who attended (and still do today) to promote music and artists of the emerging landscape of Turin.
Together with three other photographers in Turin, founded the Association Livinpics, specializing in coverage of shows and concerts.
She currently works for the "Libra Concerts", the "Wide Communication", GiPHOTO and Muki Editions.
Her photography ranges from photos of live concerts to the reporting of events to social and political reportage wedding, and from film festivals to everyday life.
But her first love remains the union of photography and music.
She attended the following:
PHOTOGRAPHIC GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
- January 2007: "Olympic Games Torino 2006" c/o OLS Piazza Vittorio Veneto - Turin, with the group "Flickr Diecicento";
- March 2007: "Portraits" c/o O.L.S. Piazza Vittorio Veneto - Turin with the group "Flickr Diecicento";
- June 2007: "Diecicento rediscovers Torino" c/o "The Pueblo", Corso Palestro - Turin, then set up again in the courtyard of the Museum of Natural Sciences of Turin with the group "Flickr Diecicento";
- May 2007: "Torino does it better" c/o the United Club of Turin, C.so Vigevano, organized by the homonymous group (www.flickr.com/groups/torinodoesitbetter) devoted to shots of concerts that take place in Turin;
- From June 27 to July 23, 2008: exhibition "Urban Decay" c/o Washbubblebar of Turin, Via Cernaia.
- From 2 July 2009 to October 31, 2009: exhibition "My Best Shot" c/o "Eidos Photo" of Turin, Via Cibrario with Badnightcafè group.
- June 10, 2010 and 26th-27th June 2010: Fil Rouge with the photo group Diecicento
- Paratissima (2nd to 6th November 2011) and Bicyclette (from 24th November to 4th December 2011): "Turin is rock" with the group "Livinpics".
PERSONAL PHOTO EXHIBITIONS
- "Fragments of music", about twenty photos taken during the many concerts of rock music that she has witnessed in recent years.
It was exhibited at the "Fattore k"club of Turin, Via Balbo in September 2007 and at "Circolo El Pueblo" of Turin, Corso Palestro, in January 2008.
- "Multiesposizioni soul" during the event held in Turin "Paratissima 5.2" from 6 to 8 November 2009.
- "The Mute Joker" during the event held in Turin "Paratissima" 3 to 7 November 2010.
How she looks photograpy:
"The desire to discover, the urge to move, to capture the flavor, three concepts that describe the art of photography."
- Helmut Newton -
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