About

hometown: rome, italy
job: writing, teaching, curating
topics: art, technology, internet culture, nerd stuff
e-mail: valentina.tanni AT gmail.com
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BIO ITA // Valentina Tanni è storica dell’arte, curatrice e docente; la sua ricerca è incentrata sul rapporto tra arte e tecnologia, con particolare attenzione alle culture del web. Insegna Digital Art al Politecnico di MilanoEstetica dei New MediaLinguaggi dell’arte contemporanea alla NABA – Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma, e Meme Culture and Aesthetics e Digital Media Culture alla John Cabot University di Roma.
Ha pubblicato “Random. Navigando contro mano, alla scoperta dell’arte in rete” (Link editions, 2011), “Memestetica. Il settembre eterno dell’arte” (NOT / Nero Editions, 2020-23) e “Exit Reality. Vaporwave, backrooms, weirdcore e altri paesaggi oltre la soglia” (NOT / Nero Editions, 2023).

BIO ENG // Valentina Tanni is an art historian, curator and lecturer. Her research is centred on the relationship between art and technology, with a particular focus on internet culture. She teaches Digital Art at Politecnico University in MilanNew Media Aesthetics and Contemporary Art Language at NABA. New Academy of Fine Arts in RomeMeme Culture and Aesthetics and Digital Media Culture at the John Cabot University in Rome.
She published the books: “Random. Navigando contro mano, alla scoperta dell’arte in rete” (Link editions, 2011),, “Memestetica. Il settembre eterno dell’arte” (NOT / Nero Editions, 2020-23) and Exit Reality. Vaporwave, backrooms, weirdcore e altri paesaggi oltre la soglia” (NOT / Nero Editions, 2023).

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[image credits: original photographic reference by Francesco Antonelli / image generation by Midjourney v5 / training set by millions of unknown authors / prompt by me / badass postproduction by Mara Oscar Cassiani  / inspiration by millions of unknown vaporwave artists]