Salvatore Vitale (b. 1986, Palermo, Italy) is a Swiss-based visual artist and editor. He studied Fine Arts at the Zurich University of Arts (ZHdK) and he was a recipient of the Swiss Arts Council grant in 2015-2016, the PHmuseum Award Grant in 2017, the Swiss Design Awards and FOAM Talent in 2018. His work has been shown in museums and at photo festivals including the Photoforum Pasquart Biel/Bienne, OCAT Shanghai and Shenzhen, MOCAK – Museum of Contemporary Art Krakow, Hamburg Triennale of Photography, T3 Photo Festival Tokyo, and Jaipur International Photography Festival. He is also the co-founder and editor-in-chief of YET magazine, a Swiss-based international photography magazine that focuses on the evolution of photography practice within the contemporary art field.
Vitale is a member of the academy of nominators for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize. He has judged for ShowOFF— Krakow Photomonth, the Grolsch Unseen Residency, and the Kassel DummyAward to name a few.
Salvatore has led workshops across the UK, in Italy, Switzerland, the The Netherlands, Nepal, Russia, Belgium, Latvia and France. He also gives lectures, presenting the analysis of some of the most compelling contemporary photography issues.
Salvatore Vitale My brand new website will be online soon! For any inquiries Cromo studio via Canonica 9, CH–6900 Lugano email@example.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kaleakte Instagram: www.instagram.com/salvatorevitale_ Twitter: https://twitter.com/kale_akte News/Upcoming events 01.12.2018 – Show: "How To Secure a Country" at Lianzhou Foto Festival. Lianzhou (China)15.11.2018 – Talk: Extra Fort at RECYCLART with Tim Clark (editor-in-chief of 1000 Words Magazine). CFC Brussels (BE)29.09.2018 – Talk at WNF – Wired Next Fest 2018. Palazzo Reale, Florence (IT)
23.09.2018 – Talk: "Aperture presents: Pictures in Print “. Michael Famighetti (Editor, Aperture Magazine) in conversation with Paul Gorman (writer), Veronica Ditting (Art Director, The GentleWoman) and Salvatore Vitale (Editor, YET Magazine). UNSEEN 2018, Amsterdam (NL)
28.07–05.08.2018 – Teaching: “The Narrative Impulse”, with Sarker Protick. ISSP International Summer School of Photography. Pelci (LV) 02.07.2018 – Talk: “Exhibitions, books, digital formats: Extended spaces for contemporary photography”, curated by Danaé Panchaud with Cristina De Middel, Delphine Bedel and Anne Golaz. Les Rencontres d’Arles, Arles (FR)
11–18.06.2018 – Show: Swiss Design Awards 2018. Halle 3, Messe Basel (CH)
07.06.2018 – Show: [ENTER] curated by Emma Bowkett and Krzysztof Candrowicz. Hamburg Triennale of Photography, Hamburg (DE)
03.06.2018 – Jury: Kassel Dummy Award 2018. Kassel (DE)
26.05.2018 – Talk: “Data and Power”, Krakow Photomonth 2018, Krakow (PL)
10.05.2018 – Lecture: F+F Schule für Kunst und Design, Fachklasse Fotografie EFZ BM. Zurich (CH)
27.04.2018 – Talk: “How to Secure a Country”, OCAT Shenzhen (China)
25.04–17.06 – Show: “Elusive Noise: Unfolding the Virtual” curated by Iris Sikking. Museum for Contemporary Art Krakow / Krakow Photomonth. Krakow (PL)
20.04–07.06.2018 – Show: “Follow_Me: New Narratives in Contemporary Photography” curated by Peter Pfrunder and Shi Hantao. OCAT Shenzhen (China)
07.03.2018 – Talk: “How to Secure a Country”, Officine Fotografiche. Milano (IT)23.02.2018 – Show: “How to Secure a Country" at Jaipur Photo Festival. Jaipur (India)
15–21.01.2018 – Lecture at University of South Wales – USW. Cardiff (UK)