Maria Valeria Biondo is an independent curator based in London, UK. SHe holds an MFA in Curating from Goldsmiths, University of London. She is the Founder Curator of DES BAINS, a contemporary art gallery based in East London.

For the past five years, Biondo has been working with artists and creatives across the UK and Europe, creating coherent channels for the promotion of emerging, contemporary art. Her curatorial practice focuses on destruction, necropolitics, mass control and methods of defiance beyond exhibition making. Currently, her research engages with the politics and the ethics of noise.