In October 2014 he graduated from University Iuav of Venice with a degree in Architecture and City with the thesis “Dimenticare Venezia” and he graduated from the Master in Photography at the IUAV University in Venice in 2017 and collaborates with photographer Stefano Graziani.
He currently lives and works in Venice.
In 2016 he was a finalist in the photography award in Aldo Nascimben. In 2016 he was assistant photographer Armin Linke for a project under construction for 2017.Also in 2017 he exhibited at LOOP - Giovane Fotografia Italiana # 05 2017 edition of Fotografia Europea in Reggio Emilia with the project “L’ordine delle Cose”.
In 2017 he founded with Giulia Di Lenarda an independent office based between Venice and Milan: GERDASTUDIO, a photographic practice specialised in architecture, design, art reproductions, exhibitions, performances and various installations.
From 2009 to 2012 he worked as a photo-editor for Onboard Magazine, a winter sports monthly zine published in Milan. After producing the entire photographic report of the 2010 Italian Pavilion AILATI, in Kazuyo Sejima’s 12th Venice Biennale – People meet in architecture –, he started collaborating with the likes of Salottobuono, Luca Molinari, Francesco Librizzi and Viabizzuno.
From 2011 he is part of a student collective that edited, produced and independently published the magazine The Ship, which in 2012 was included in Archizines, an international exhibition curated by Elias Redstone. In 2013 The Ship designed and curated the Venice event of that same exhibition.
In 2014 he curated the whole photographic aspect of Marmo Arredo’s catalogue, which was designed by Studio Tapiro.
In the same year, The Ship along with Pool Landscape, Salottobuono and Campomarzio, participated in ‘Monditalia’ section of Fundamentals, Rem Koolhaas’ 14th Venice Biennale – Fundamentals – with a project called Ground Floor Crisis curated by Matteo Ghidoni. He was the official photo-reporter of both ‘Elements’ and ‘Monditalia’ sections of that same Biennale.
Selection of publications:
stone rooms, Marmoarredo con Studio Tapiro, 12 pagine, 21x21cm, 3000 copie;
showroom prototype, Grifoni Milano con Salottobuono, 16 pagine, 27x43cm, 10 copie;
art pavilion, Fondazione Ermanno Casoli con Salottobuono e Marcello Smarrelli, 9 pagine, 32x32cm, 200 copie
FUNDAMENTAL ACTS a+mbookstore Edizioni Milano, 500 copie;
Workshop Garage in a Garden, Studiospazio con Stefano Graziani, 32 pagine, 24x30cm, 30 copie
libro d’artista Casa Trentin-Brescancin, Toni Follina, 24 pagine, 16,5x24 cm, 10 copie.
Autori vari. Guardare nella dispensa e approcci conviviali. con Stefano Graziani e Jacopo Valentini. Gotoeco Edizioni, Gorizia.
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