José David Valiente (1986) is a documentary and fine art photographer based in Murcia, Spain. He studied Audiovisual Image and then continued with Artistic Photography. Valiente's work has been featured in various online publications including British Journal of Photography, Fisheye Magazine, Aint-Bad and Der Greif.
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.
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
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.
British Journal of Photography Talent Issue, June 2018
Underdogs Issue 12
Featured in PhotogrVphy Magazine
Humble Arts Foundation Year in Reverse
Featured in Aint Bad
Featured in Fisheye Magazine
Featured in British Journal of Photography
Der Greif Guest-Room: Francesco Zanot
Aint-Bad What We've Found: Color
Der Greif Guest-Room: Diane Smyth
Feratured artist on Mall Pretzel Gallery
Der Greif Guest-Room: Jörg Colberg
If You Leave