VALENTINA LARI

FILM & PHOTOGRAPHY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2014

Liminality, La Fabrique Galerie d'Art,  CIAM Centre d’Initiatives artistiques de l’Université de Toulouse, France

2008

The Kiss Hoarder, The Old Operating Theatre Musuem, London

2007

In The Dark Closet, Art Cafe' Gallery, Human Rights Nights Festival, Bologna, Italy

2006

In Loving Memory, Le Giubbe Rosse Historic Art Cafe, Florence, taly

2005

In Loving Memory, The Old Operating Theatre Museum, London

2001

Big Sensuality, Sesto Senso Art Gallery, Bologna, Italy

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

"Buul" 5th-14th May  't Hof Ten Broucke' Hessestraat2, B-9667, Belgium

2016

Photokabinet: Valentina Lari & Wil Mathijs, De Buck Gallery, Ghent, Belgium

2015

Post Mortem, University of Ghent, Rommelare, Ghent, Belgium

Fabrica Vitae (touring exhibition), Stradins Museum, Riga

Fabrica Vitae (touring exhibition)Pius XII Library Saint Louis University, USA

Fabrica Vitae (touring exhibiton)Emory Health Sciences Library, Atalanta USA

2014

Fabrica Vitae (touring exhibition), Andreas Syggros Museum, Athens

Fabrica Vitae (touring exhibition), Library Art Gallery, Zakynthos, Greece

The Body is the Instrument of the Soul, Old Operating Theatre, London

Over the Hill, Create Gallery, Photography Biennale Brighton, UK

2013

ArtWorks Open, Artworks, Barbican Arts Trust, London

Histories of Thought, Saint Bavo's Abbey, Ghent, Belgium

2012

Electric, Electric Pictures House, Cheshire, UK

In Paradisum, Rich Mix Studios, London

Panic III, Apiary Studios, London,

2011

Letting Go, Campo Santo, Ghent, Belgium

Panic II, Old Abbattoir, London

2008

12 Steps Down: JG Ballard's Drowned Giant, Shoreditch Town Hall, London

2004

lllustration 67, ArtGallery67, London

1998

Middle East Festival Photographic Show, Cineteca di Bologna, Bologna, italy

Children in the City, Archiginnasio Library, Bologna, Italy

SELECTED FILM SCREENINGS, CONFERENCES, LECTURES

 

Nov  2016

Remains To Be Seen screening of  Liminality and The Deformity of Beauty, Barts Pathology Museum, London UK

2015

Post Mortem Conference, guest speaker artist, University of Ghent, Rommelare, Ghent, Belgium

2014

Brighton Fim Festival, Cinecity, screening, Brighton UK

Nuit du Patrimonie ENVT, guest speaker artist, Toulouse, France

Dido's Lament: Victorian Rituals of Death and Mourning, guest speaker artist, Preston Manor, Brighton UK

Stillness and Whispers, guest speaker artist, Death Salon UK. Barths Musuem, Queen University, London

Creepy Victorians? Victorian and Contemporary Post Mortem Photography lecturer

The Old OperatingTheatre Museum. London UK

2013

Kino Der Kunst Art Film Festival, guest speaker and screening, Munich, Germany

Arte Quantistica e Realtà Aumentata (Quantistic Art and Augmented Reality Conference, guest speaker and screening, Casciano Terme Town Hall, Pistoia, Italy

2012

Valentina Lari and The Mutter Museum, lecturer and screening,The Last Tuesday Society, London

Memento Macabre: Sketches from the Mutter Museum. Films by Valentina Lari and The Quay Brothers, guest speaker and screening, King's College London UK

Celebrating 150th anniversary of the Mutter Museum, screening, Philadelphia USA

 

SELECTED  FILMOGRAPHY

 

Liminality HD, colour, 14', France 2014

 

Dido's Lament: Victorian Rituals of Death and Mourning, HD, b&w, 18' 03'', UK 2014

 

The Deformity of Beauty. A Last Dance With The Mütter Maidens, HD, B&W, 20' USA/UK, 2011 (Best Experimental World Cinema shortfilm, Amsterdam Film Festival 2012 & Merit Award, Lucerne Film Festival 2012)

 

Post Mortem Souvenir, Super8mm & Minidv, Colour,10’ , UK 2008

 

In Loving Memory, super8mm, 16mm, photographs, B&W, UK 11', UK 2005

 

Giochi D'Ottobre (October Games)16mm, B&W, 12’ Italy 2001

(Best Short Film at MAP VIDEO Visioni Italiane Film Festival in Bologna, Italy)

 

Scheinruhe, HI8, minidv B&W/Color, 11’ Italy 1998

(2nd Prize Best short film at the Horror Film Festival, Turin. Italy  & Special mention at the VIDEO DONNA FESTIVAL, Bologna, Italy)