Niccolò Masini,born in Genoa 1989, is an Italian Multidisciplinary Artist and Illustrator.
« It is essential to know in order to belong. Knowledge can not necessarily only found in books. Certain types of learning are to be engaged with in order to be fully grasped. It is an awareness of the world that one can gain through experience to identify, to move closer to, and even to become one with its world. ». NM
Masini’s artworks lay in the realm of narrative and craft, but also poetry and anthropology. It guides both its creator and audience through an engaging narrative of methods, voices, views, and perspectives. Questioning the fundamentals and the hidden rules the concept of « culture », he draws his inspiration from literature, history, folklore, psychoanalysis, religion, anthropology or even simply daily life experiences.
For over ten years, Niccolò Masini has been working and studying within the international art scene as a freelance Illustrator, audiovisual artist, as well as a graphic and visual designer. He has worked for press, magazines, publishing houses, start-ups, theater, and many more environments uniting the creative and innovative minds. Masini thrives on collaborations, especially when confronting a multicultural and multidisciplinary coexistence. Many of his projects, past and present, involve collaborations with professionals outside his field of practice, permitting him to expand his concepts and knowledge of the world. Practicing on three continents, his work has been exhibited in countries such as Italy, the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Argentina, and Japan. Winner of numerous international prizes, competitions, and residencies, from 2015 he began to devote himself entirely to his personal research, to which he works side by side on commissions. To date, he lives and works between Genoa and Montréal.
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