Valentina Ferrandes is a southern Italian visual artist, designer and filmmaker. In 2022 she is artist in residence for Meta Open Arts Programme. In 2021 she won the Emerging Scene Arts Prize in Dubai. 2011 and 2015 she was nominated for the international Celeste Art Prize, The Italian Cultural Institute's Renaissance Art Prize in London and Fabbri Prize for Contemporary Art. In 2008 she was an artist in residence at China Academy of Art. Her films are screened internationally in festivals such as Visions du Reel, European Media Art Festival Osnabruck, DokuFest Kosovo, and others.