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Visual Art – New York - NYC, NY

Valeria Carboni was born in Rome in 1990 and grew up in Aprilia. After finishing high school she traveled to the big cities of the world such as Milan, London, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Nairobi, Kampala, Los Angeles, Mexico City and New York City where she currently lives and studies. The influence of these big cities has increased in Valeria the interest in art, in particular for urban dances, street art and HIP HOP culture. By coming into contact with the communities of painters and dancers in the cities where she studied, he had the opportunity to learn new languages and express new concepts through his paintings and murals. In 2011 she studied at R.U.F.A. (Rome University of Fine Arts), before moving to Milan and continuing her studies in painting, photography and video at the Academy of Fine Arts in Milan. After graduating in painting in 2013, she collaborated with non-profit organizations in Nairobi, Kampala in dance and painting. In the following years she produced works of street art in Italy, in particular in the vertical garden of Aprilia, for the redevelopment of the ex Mattatoio, a cultural association that supports young artists. In the last two years she lived in New York, perfecting her artistic techniques, she had the opportunity to participate as a painter in live performances at the Funkbox party, (Cielo), one of the most famous New York clubs for House music. She currently lives in Brooklyn and studies in Manhattan where she is participating in street art projects in the five New York neighborhoods. ...more