Born and raised in Apulia (South Italy), Nicola has lived in Madrid, Vienna, and Munich, before moving to the Netherlands where he currently lives and works. Shooting on both digital and film cameras, Nicola is a self-taught artist with regards to many aspects in photography.
The term Anthropocene is used to define a new geological phase started during Industrial Revolution and characterised by an unprecedented impact of the human presence on the nature. The contemporary mankind is recognised as primary variable behind the dramatic transformations that are affecting the Earth.
The series Ummerki (Icelandic word for “traces”) visually engages this thesis by questioning over the boundaries between the vastly desolate Icelandic environment and the human presence.