Departing from stories which are mostly out of the range of our sight, I use photography to investigate the social and economical relationships between society and the ground we live on. Often starting from historical events as well as personal observations, I enter my topics as a researcher and exit them as a narrator combining photography and videos to reanimate their surviving traces.
My work intends to make other people understand how much we are tight to our ground and how it influences our being. To achieve that, I open a dialogue between our past and present, revealing the grand narrative we all are part of.


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BIOGRAPHY
Filippo Maria Ciriani (1993) is a photographer involved in long term documentary projects. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Art (KABK) in The Hague where he currently lives. He took part in several group exhibitions and collaborated with institutions like Foam Amsterdam, CICC (International Criminal Court) and Humanity House. He is currently working as a freelance photographer and research assistant of Donald Weber.

NL (+31) 6 83654547 filippomciriani@gmail.com

EDUCATION
2019, BA Photography, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Upcoming, Museum Vieille Montagne, Kelmis, Belgium

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019, Haagse Kunstkring Gallery, The Hague
2019, Push It To The Limit, Graduation Show, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague
2019, Pre-graduation teaser, Melkweg Expo, Amsterdam
2018, Security in Picture, Humanity House Museum, The Hague
2018, Night of Conflict — Powerplay & Underdogs, Theater Aan Het Spui, The Hague
2018, Good Work, Grey Space in the Middle, The Hague
2017, Let Me Tell You About, Unseen Amsterdam
2017, FOAM Collaborate!, Les Rencontres d’Arles

FEATURES
2020, KRZAK Papier, Issue #2
2020, British Journal of Photography, Magazine, March Issue
2018, BAOBAB Magazine, Issue #2
2017, Appendix, Catalogue
2017, Foam Collaborate!, Magazine

AWARDS — GRANTS — NOMINATIONS
2019, Unseen Dummy Award, Shortlist
2019, Paul Schuitema Award, Honorable Mention
2019, Photography Department Award, Royal Academy of Art, Nominee

CLIENTS
Action Aid, Amsterdam, Netherlands
CICC (International Criminal Court), The Hague, Netherlands
Humanity House Museum, The Hague, Netherlands

INTERNSHIPS
2018, Donald Weber Studio, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2015, Collectif d’Associations Collaboratives PRJT, Saint-Erme, France