Nicolò Degiorgis (1985) is a contemporary visual artist working across media. Academically trained in Sinology and Political Science, his work tackles phenomena and concepts related to identity, belonging, migration and minorities through photography, books, exhibitions and workshops.
Degiorgis was born in Bolzano/Bozen, in the autonomous province of South Tyrol, Italy. He obtained his BA from the Department of Asian and North African Studies at the Cà Foscari University in Venice (2006-2008). He then specialised at the Faculty of Social and Political Science at the University of Trieste (2009-2010) and at the Faculty of Political Science at the University of Leiden (2019).
He was awarded a scholarship at Fabrica (2008) in Treviso, was an artist in residence at the Bevilacqua La Masa Foundation in Venice (2009-2010), at the Institute for Italian Culture in Paris (2017), at Rijksakademie in Amsterdam (2018) and at Kunsthalle Exnergasse in Vienna (2018-2019).
He is the author of several books. Among these, Hidden Islam (2014), Oasis Hotel (2014), Peak (2015), Heimatkunde (2016), Blue as Gold (2017) and Prison Photography (2017). His work was exhibited in a number of group and solo shows internationally.