Boris Eldagsen (*1970) studied fine arts at the art academies of Mainz, Prague, and the University of Hyderabad (India) – and philosophy at the universities of Cologne and Mainz. As a photomedia artist, he has exhibited in institutions and festivals since 2000, including Fridericianum Kassel, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, CCP Melbourne, ACP Sydney, EMAF Osnabrück, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, FORMAT Festival Derby, Singapore International Photography Festival, Chobi Mela Dhaka, Noorderlicht Groningen and Kochi-Muziris Biennale. As a freelance strategist and idea generator, he has worked since 2001 for agencies such as R/GA, Razorfish MRM McCann, Saatchi&Saatchi, Scholz & Friends, Endemol Shine and others. Since 2004 he has been teaching at international art colleges (Victorian College of the Arts Melbourne, Photography Studies College Melbourne, NTU Singapore, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute Dhaka, Akademie für Bildende Künste Mainz, Hochschule Furtwangen and Escola d’Art i Superior de Disseny) and gives workshops for the Goethe Institute, festivals and museums (Fotografie Forum Frankfurt, Westlicht Wien, Australian Centre for Photography Sydney a.o.). Boris is “Head of Digital” at the German Photographic Academy (DFA) and digital advisor to Roger Ballen. His background as a university lecturer, photo artist and digital media freelancer makes him one of the AI experts in the German photography scene.
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