Gina Valenti® was born in Buenos Aires and lives in Rosario, Argentina.
As an artist, professor, writer, composer, international curator and artistic director, for more than 20 years she has specialized in New Media Art.
She holds a Ph.D in Education and a degree in Fine Arts. She works as a Full Professor at the Faculty of Humanities and Arts of the National University of Rosario. She is Director of the Center of Studies “Ctrl+Z” (U.N.R.) and member of the Institute of General Semantics (NYC).
Since 2004, she is the creator and Director of the “404 International Festival of Art and Technology”, an independent non-profit project that is the oldest festival in Argentina of its kind. So far it has been presented for 19 years in twelve countries: Argentina, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Austria, Spain, Taiwan, Russia, Colombia, Japan, the United States and France.
She has been Jury at the XII International Workshop of Architecture (Universidad Mayor de Santiago de Chile), at the China University of Technology in Taiwan, at the 36° Digital Art Festival VideoFormes (France), at the 5th Digital Arts Festival of Taipei (Interactive Art Category at the Digital Arts Awards), at FINNOF (National University of Rosario) and “VI Small Format Salon” (Faculty of Humanities and Arts of Rosario), among others. She was awarded by the National Fund Of the Arts and winner of the AVE Scholarship, obtained through a competition in the Faculty of Humanities and Arts of the U.N.R.
She has taught courses and seminars about Art and Technology at the National University of Rosario (Argentina), “Olga Cossettini” School, Argentinian Library, Rodchenko Art School (Moscow, Russia), National Arts University of Taiwan and University of León (Spain), and “Colombia 4.0” in Bogotá, Colombia.
Her visual works have also been presented at the Municipal Art Museum Juan B. Castagnino and Museum of Fine Arts Caraffa (Argentina), Center of Modern Art of Madrid (Spain), and the Goethe Institut (Trieste, Italy).
As musician, she performed at “El Círculo Theater” (TEDx Rosario), House of Culture of the National Endowment for the Arts (Buenos Aires) and many venues during 20 years, in other different cities: London, Vienna, Hasselt, Taipei, Rome, Moscow.
Her literary work and research work have been published by the Faculty of Political Science and International Relations of the National University of Rosario, Argentina, the Ministry of Technic Science and Graduate of UNCuyo and many compilations and journals from Argentina and abroad, having been been translated into English, Italian, Russian, Taiwanese and Japanese.
She has been interviewed by several media such as: NKH (Japan), Taipei Times (Taiwan), Clarín, Página 12, El Ciudadano, La Capital, CN23, Canal 5, Canal 3, Rock&Pop, Vorterix (Argentina), “Szene” (Switzerland), “In & Uit” (Belgium), “Il Piccolo “(Italy) and “Art Fairs International” (New York, United States).