BIOGRAPHY

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.

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

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

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

British Journal of Photography Talent Issue, June 2018

Underdogs Issue 12

ONLINE

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

Email: Jdvalientefotografia@gmail.com
Instagram: jd_valiente