Valentino Catricalà (Ph.D) is a scholar and contemporary art curator specialised in the analysis of the relationship of artists with new technologies and media. He is currently the artistic director of the Rome Media Art Festival (MAXXI Museum), Art Project coordinator at Fondazione Mondo Digitale and curator of the Kunstraum Goethe (the art space of the Goethe institut Rom). Valentino is currently teaching at Rome Fine Arts Academy. Valentino has curated exhibitions in important museum and private Galleries and has written essays in international University Journal (see academia.edu). He is the author of the book “Media Art. Prospettive delle arti verso il XXI secolo. Storie, teorie, preservazione” (Mimesis, 2016). He received a Ph.D. from the Department of Philosophy, Communication and Performing Arts - University of Roma Tre. He has been Ph.D. visiting at ZKM-Center for Arts and Media (Karlsruhe, Germany), University of Dundee (Scotland), Tate Modern (London). He has been part time postdoc research fellow at University of Roma Tre.