Valentina Gioia Levy is an independent curator based in Rome. In 2009, she graduated in “Oriental Studies” from the Rome University La Sapienza with a focus on Japanese Contemporary Art. In 2009, she studied Art Market Management in E.A.C School in Paris.
She has been writing about art and curating exhibition, since 2010, and has collaborated with museums and galleries such as: the Pompidou Centre (France); MACRO, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome (Italy); The Japan Foundation; RH Contemporary Art (New York, US); the European Cultural Centre and Venice Biennale (Italy); DARB 1718 (Egypt); MOG, Museum of Goa (India); Art Direct o.s. (CZE) and Creative Europe; White Rainbow Gallery (London); Dak'Art Biennal and IFAN Museum (Senegal).
Currently she teaches History of Contemporary Art and Design at Accademia Italiana and she is the curator of the visual art program of the Festival of Villa Ada in Rome. In 2014, she coordinated a curatorial program for the National Museum of Oriental Art in Rome which presented key Asian artistic practices. More recently, she curated two collateral show in Kochi Muziris Biennale (India) and she was invited as guest curator of Something Else - OFF Biennale Cairo (Egypt) and as guest curators of Dakar Biennale (Senegal). At the moment she is the curator of the forthcoming edition of LAM360 Land Art Mongolia Biennial.