ABOUT THE ARTIST
Nicoló Degiorgis (Bolzano, 1985) has studied chinese in the Venetian Univercity Ca' Foscari. Following his studies he moved to Hong Kong and then Bejing to continue his research. His photographic practice started with the internship that he took at Magnum Photos in Paris. In 2008 he received an acclaimed scholarship from the italian creative institution Fabrica - the research center of communication run by the Benetton group.
In 2009 he starts working as a researcher at the Faculty of Political Studies of the Triest University, where he carries out research about the contemporary immigration issues. At the same time he is invited to the residency run by the art foundation Fondazione d’arte Bevilacqua La Masa in Venice.
From 2009 he is represented by the Contrasto photo agency.
He is also a founder of RORHOF - a studio producing books, exhibitions and workshops around photography. We are based in an old farm in the city of Bolzano Bozen in the north of Italy.
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2011 – Photo District News, PDN’s 30, shortlisted among 30 emerging photographers
2010 – Artist Residency, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa
2008 – Artist Residency, Fabrica
Observing the Ritual
May 16 TO August 27
Take the Shot explores the possibilities of photography through different genres. Each contributing photographer speaks to the exhibit’s theme through a unique visual language, whether mobile photography, augmented reality, Instagram, or web documentaries.
Image credit: Danila Tkachenko from Restricted Areas, featured in Take the Shot.