BIOGRAPHY

José David Valiente (1986) is a visual artist based in Murcia, Spain. He studied Audiovisual Image and then continued with Artistic Photography at Murcia School of Arts. His work has been exhibited in Thessaloniki, Krakow, Miami and Murcia and has been featured in various online and print publications including British Journal of Photography, Der Greif, It's Nice That, Humble Arts Foundation, Aint Bad, Fisheye Magazine and Metal Magazine among others.
He was selected in 2018 by British Journal of Photography as one of their annual "Ones To Watch".

José is powerfully drawn to decadence, marginals, bizarre, wild and mystery. His work is very personal. It reflects the environment around him and he makes use of its elements to portray himself.

EDUCATION

2011-2012 - Artistic Photography, Arts School (EA), Murcia.

2009-2011 - Audiovisual Image, I.E.S. Ramón y Cajal, Murcia.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

2018 - British Journal of Photography's "Ones to Watch"

2017 - Photogrvphy Grant - Nominee

2014 - Miami Street Photography Festival (MSPF) - Finalist

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 - "Parentesis" in collaboration with Sole Satana, curated by Underphoto. (Centro Párraga, Murcia, Spain)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 - PhotoBiennale, Common Places / Parallel Stories, (Thessaloniki, Greece)

2018 - SKG Bridges Festival, Common Places / Parallel Stories (Thessaloniki, Greece)


2016 - »A Process 2.0« Krakow Photomonth 2016 Curated and edited by DER GREIF. (Tytonie, krakow, Poland)

2016 -"Photobook Melbourne Photo Award #memory_archive exhibition" (Boyd School Studios, Melbourne)

2014 - "Miami Street Photography Festival" Wynwood Art District during Art Basel Miami.

PUBLICATIONS

Fiambre

Bad Taste by Yogurt Magazine

On Death Photobook

HANT Magazine 11 Back to reality

Fisheye Photobook Vol.2

British Journal of Photography Talent Issue, June 2018

Underdogs Issue 12

ONLINE

Der Greif

British Journal of Photography 1 2

It's Nice That

PhotogrVphy Magazine

Humble Arts Foundation: Years in reverse, On Death

Aint Bad

Fisheye Magazine

Metal magazine

Bird In Flight Magazine

Der Greif Guest-Room: Francesco Zanot , Diane Smyth and Jörg Colberg

Aint-Bad What We've Found

C 41 Magazine

Lamono Magazine

Fotoform

The Medizine

Cultura Inquieta

Mall Pretzel Gallery

Burgando

Email: Jdvalientefotografia@gmail.com
Instagram: jd_valiente