bio

Nikosono has exhibited in numerous places and events such as the Photo LA in California, the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art of Kanazawa in Japan, the Photo Art Basel Fair in Switzerland, the Telstra International Fashion Festival, the America Bashi Gallery in Tokyo, the Brighton PhotoFringe Festival or the Lucy Bell Fine Art Photography Gallery (UK).

He was also part of the Top 20 Photographers of Focus LA, Los Angeles. His photographs have been published into « PHOTO », « The Eye of Photography », « Abstract Mag » and « Profession Photographe » magazines.

Recently Nikosono started to produce new works for his nude series « The Zebra Nude Experience » after after completing his abstract aerial images series of the Australian environment titled « Australian Biotope ». He has also been exhibited among some of top photographers at The Icon Gallery in Los Angeles.

He develops photographic concepts using film and digital media. Nikosono also runs collaborative projects using videos, sound design, textile design and graphic design. He currently lives between France and Australia.

6 August 1972

Born in Poitiers, France

1982

First photographic dark room experiments

1992

Works for a humanitarian mission in Romania and gathers a collection of slides from this experience.

1993

Founder of the Photo Festival Biennial in Saint-Benoit, France

1994

Works as Editing photo assistant at Rapho agency, Paris

1998

Co-Founder of the multimedia label « La Mixerie »

2003

Moves to Australia

2005

First heliborne aerial photographs

2008

Starts the Australian Biotope photo series

2011

Starts the Zebra Nude Experience photo series

2013

Australian Biotope series is exhibited in France and at the Brighton PhotoFringe Festival, UK

2014

Starts the Moon Radar photo series. Australian Biotope series is exhibited in Italy and at the America Bashi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2015

Top 20 Photographers of Focus LA. Australian Biotope series is exhibited in Italy and at the Photo Basel Art Fair, Switzerland

2016

His photographs are exhibited at the 21 Century Museum of Contemporary Art
in Kanazawa, Japan, Photo Los Angeles 2016 and at the Icon Gallery, USA. 

2017

Photography on a Postcard collective exhibition with Martin Paar and Wolfgang Tillmans, London. Starts the Fascinating photo series.

2018

«Fascinating» Solo Exhibition, International Telstra Perth Fashion Festival, Australia.
Australian Biotope Solo Exhibitions at Shirogane Gallery and Photo-Yell Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2019

Australian Biotope Solo Exhibition, Beaulieu Cultural Centre, France.
Workshops about aerial photography with kids groups

2020

Australian Biotope School Workshops
with kids aged 6-10 in Poitiers, France

Acknowledgement

Nikosono acknowledges the Whadjuk Nyungah people as the traditional custodians of the land and waters upon which Nikosono’s studio stands, and pay his respect to elders both past and present.