Valentino Catricalà is a scholar and contemporary art curator. He is currently the curator of Modal Gallery at The School of Digital Art (SODA) and a Lecturer in Curating at Manchester Metropolitan University. He is co-curator of the D’ORO D’ART Project, in collaboration with Marian Goodman Gallery. He is also the curator of the Digital Art department of the Fondazione La Quadriennale di Roma. Valentino has curated globally in important museum and private galleries, including: the State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg; Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco; New York Media Center, Stelline, Milan; MAXXI, Rome; Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome; Ca’ Foscari, Venice; and the Italian Embassy Cultural Center, New Delhi. He is the author of The Artist as Inventor: Investigating Media Technology through Art (2021) and Art and Technology in the Third Millennium (2020), as well as numerous essays. He also co-curates the Art and Innovation section of WIRED Italia.