Valentin is an architect, researcher and photographer from France.

Currently based in Paris, Valentin previously worked at OMA/AMO with Rem Koolhaas where he participated in Countryside, the future, a research and exhibition project. In 2021, he took part in the Venice Architecture Biennale curated by Hashim Sarkis How will we live together? as a contributor to the Luxembourg pavilion.

Valentin’s work ranges from installations, exhibitions, writing and photography, in which he focuses on ordinary encounters that manifest the entanglement of anthropogenic activities within our environment. His series look at specific territories, from urban to rural and in between, and explore our relationship to otherness through technology, socio-economics and human intervention.

Valentin took part in the Experimentation in Arts and Politics program led by Frédérique Aït-Touati and Bruno Latour at the Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po). He is currently teaching a two-year research endeavor named Domesticated Foodscapes at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and participates in the program Organismo: Art in Applied Critical Ecologies facilitated by TBA21, a contemporary art foundation in Madrid.

His work has been published in books and magazines such as Cthulhu booksAccattone, Cosa Mentale, Walkscapes, Trans, Parklife and Yale Paprika. He has collaborated with institutions like Guggenheim New York, the French Academy in Rome (Villa Medici), Brussels Center for Fine Arts (Bozar), Kunstverein Bielefeld and Archizoom, among others.

In 2022, Valentin co-initiated, a tentacular collective endeavor that explores new territorial narratives through interdisciplinary alliances and the accumulation of media.