Valentina Alvarado Matos (Maracaibo, 1986) is an artist based in Barcelona. Her practice focuses on collage; understanding it as a vessel that contains many forms, such as paper film and ceramics. Through a reflection on the image and its materiality, she brings up issues related to diasporic identities, landscape, and language. Her work has been exhibited at Museum of Moving Image New York, Microscope Gallery, Los Angeles Film Forum, Salzburger Kunstverein, Ateljeföreningen Hospitalet Uppsala, Conde Duque Madrid, Fabra i Coats, Arts Santa Mònica, Viennale, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Oberhausen, Festival Punto de Vista, XCentric, SFCinemateque, S8 Mostra Cine Periférico, Espai 2 Ángels Barcelona, Loop Festival, Cinemateca Madrid and the Filmoteca de Catalunya, among others. She has been an artist in residence at La Escocesa, Cultura. Resident - Museu Bellas Artes Castellón, The Liaison
of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto and Matadero Madrid. Her film work is distributed by Light Cone.
She is currently an artist resident at Hangar, Barcelona.