Portrait by <a href="http://www.federicociamei.it">Federico Ciamei</a>

Portrait by Federico Ciamei

Valeria Cherchi is an Italian photographer. She was born and raised in Sardinia, Italy.

Her practice focuses on projects regarding social and cultural issues. Her research is driven by the need of exploring topics such as time, memories and history connected to her personal experience. She is interested in true and tangible character-driven stories, often told by combining photography and text.


Selected links



2016-17 # ISSP International Masterclass mentored by Simon Norfolk
2013 # MA in Fashion Photography, University of the Arts London
2010 # BA in Industrial Design and Visual Communication, the Sapienza University of Rome



2018 # Futures x Unseen x Diversity Pick, Unseen - Amsterdam, NL
2018 # GPF2018, Guernsey Photography Festival – Guernsey, UK
2018 # SO FAR, Landskrona Photo Festival – Landskrona, SE
2018 # FUTURES (Projection), PhotoESPAÑA – Madrid, ES
2018 # BJP Ones To Watch, Copeland Gallery (Group) – London, UK
2018 # SHOWOFF, Krakow Photomonth (Group) – Krakow, PL
2018 # ACTIVISM – GFI #06, Fotografia Europea (Group) – Reggio Emilia, IT
2016 # Modus Operandi – Milan, IT
2015 # SIFEST OFF, Savignano Immagini Festival  – Savignano, IT
2015 # Of People and Places – London, UK
2014 # Landscape and Cityscape Exhibition (Group) – London, UK
2013 # I used to (Solo) – Fondazione Logudoro Meilogu, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea FLM. Banari, IT
2013 # SALON13 – Photofusion.  London, UK
2013 # MA13, London College of Fashion – London, UK

Selected publications 

The British Journal of Photography, 1000 Words Magazine, Photopaper, Else, Pismo, Panorama, YET, Blink, Dossier Journal, Contemporary Standard.


Wallpaper* City Guide, Hemispheres magazine, Freunde von Freunden, Wonderland, Flaunt, Island Records/Universal, Tank, Hyperdub Records, UCLA, Guess, QVC, BCBG, All&Sundry, Subbacultcha.