PHOTOPAPER 22 – Valeria Cherchi nominated by Salvatore Vitale
Valeria Cherchi is a photographer born in Sardinia and currently based in Milan. She gained her ba in industrial design and her MA in fashion photography. Her practice focuses on long-term projects regarding social and cultural issues. Her research is driven by the need to explore topics connected to her personal experience, such as time, memories and history. She is interested in real and tangible stories approached and told through the detailed complexity of the characters, often by combining photography and text.
Salvatore Vitale is an Italian Swiss-based artist and editor. Vitale is a member of the jury of nominators for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize. He is also the co-founder and editor-in-chief of YET magazine, a Swiss photography magazine which showcases both works by emerging and established photographers as well as in-depth content focusing on the evolution of photography, with a particular eye on the contemporary field. He has been exhibited and published internationally, and also gives lectures and talks about his work.