Valerio is an Italian photographer born in Palermo (Italy) in 1988 and based in Paris. He works as a freelance photographer and videomaker since 2015 and has been covering backstage of fashion shows like Balmain, Vivienne Westwood, Rochas, Paco Rabanne.
Valerio is interested in interior design and portraiture. Since 2017, he works as a staff photographer for the magazine The Socialite Family. Valerio also develops long term projects on landscape and portraiture, mainly in his homeland Sicily and in the United States. He is currently working on the publication of his first photographic book resulting from a series of trips across the rural United States.
Dyson, Kering, Luxottica, Cambridge University, Union Internationale des chemins de fer, AbbVie Pharmaceuticals, The Socialite Family, Bonpoint, GSL Works.
Professional Photography Diploma at International School of Photography Spéos of Paris, 2015; Master in Law at the Bocconi University in Milan, 2013.
Vittorio Rappa Project Room, Palermo, during Manifesta 12, the European Nomadic Biennial, 2018; Promenades Photographiques de Vendôme, as finalist of the Prix Marc Grosset, 2016; Grand Palais – Paris, “Salon des Artistes Français”, 2015; French Pavillion at the EXPO in Milan as the winner of the International Culinary Competition, 2015.