Valentina Abenavoli

Italy

Valentina Abenavoli is an editor, teacher, book designer and visual artist, working at the intersection between photography, video, sound and text. She has led intensive workshops on photo-editing and book making. In 2012 she co-founded AKINA, an independent publishing house producing challenging photobooks by emerging photographers. In 2016 her first photobook titled ‘Anaesthesia’ was released, followed by a second book titled ‘The Harvest’ in 2017. They are both part of an ongoing trilogy as an investigation on the subjects of empathy and evil. A third book titled ‘A language as large as longing’, is in the making. Her works have been exhibited internationally in several solo and group exhibitions.