photographs curator, Royal Institute of British Architects; curator, Beyond Bauhaus: Modernism in Britain 1933-66, RIBA
Valeria Carullo is photographs curator at the Royal Institute of British Architects. Her principal area of research is the relationship between modern photography and modern architecture in the inter-war years. Her background includes a master’s degree in architecture and a two-year collaboration with renowned architectural photographer Richard Bryant. Valeria has given numerous talks, and written essays and articles, on both architectural and photographic subjects. Her book, Moholy-Nagy in Britain 1935-1937, is published this year by Lund Humphries.
Valeria has curated or co-curated several exhibitions, including Framing Modernism: Architecture and Photography in Italy 1929-1965 (Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 2009, and MAXXI, 2011), Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith (RIBA Architecture Gallery, 2014), John Pantlin: Photographing the Mid-Century Home (Geffrye Museum, 2014), Rationalism on Set: Glamour and Modernity in 1930s Italian Cinema (Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 2018), and Eternal City: Rome in the Photographs Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects (Vittoriano, 2018), plus the forthcoming Beyond Bauhaus: Modernism in Britain 1933-66 at the RIBA. In 2014 she organised the RIBA international symposium Building with Light: The Legacy of Robert Elwall on the relationship between photography and architecture.
Sunday 3 November, 12:00 Frobisher 1-3
100 years of Bauhaus: ‘Construction of the future’