Berlin-based artist Boris Eldagsen (*1970) studied photography and visual arts at the Art Academy of Mainz, conceptual art and intermedia at the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague and fine art the Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication in Hyderabad, India. In addition, he studied philosophy at the Universities of Cologne and Mainz. 2013, he participated in a Roger Ballen Masterclass.
His photomedia work has been shown internationally in institutions and festivals including Fridericianum Kassel, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, CCP Melbourne, ACP Sydney, EMAF OsnabrÃ¼ck, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Edinburgh Art Festival, FORMAT Festival Derby, Encontros da Imagem Braga, FestFoto Porto Alegre, Photolux Biennale Lucca, Singapore International Photography Festival, Chobi Mela Dhaka, PhotoVisa Krasnodar, Voies Off Festival Arles and Noorderlicht Groningen.
Since 2004, Boris has lectured internationally at universities and art academies, such as Victorian College of the Arts / University Melbourne, Photography Studies College Melbourne, Akademie fÃ¼r Bildende KÃ¼nste Mainz and Hochschule Furtwangen. In addition, he has given workshops at institutions, such as Goethe Institut Gulf-Region, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute Dhaka, Escola d’Art i Superior de Disseny d’Olot, Centre for Contemporary Photography Melbourne, RMIT University Melbourne, Monash University Melbourne, PhotoWerkBerlin, Fotografie Forum Frankfurt and Westlicht Wien.
Boris has been awarded the ‘Prix Voies Of’ in Arles (2013) and the ‘Photography Show Award’ at the FORMAT Festival in Derby (2015). Since 2014, Boris is a member of Deutsche Fotografische Akademie.