Director of Ferrowhite museo-taller
Nicolás Testoni was born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina, in 1974. He studied communication at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). While he studied, he produced videos for the Museo del Puerto de Ingeniero White (1997- 2003). Since 2003, Testoni has been working at Ferrowhite (museo-taller), where he is currently director and where he writes, photographs and films. His work as an audiovisual producer has received support from the Jan Vrijman and Prince Claus foundations of the Netherlands, and national and international recognition through the MAMBA-Telefonica Foundation Prize for “Art and New Technologies,” the Videobrasil festival, the Leonor Hirsch competition for music and video, the Concours Internationaux Bourges – Musiques Electroacoustiques Arts et Electroniques, the Prix Ton Bruneil and the Latin American Video Art Festival FLAVIA.Together with Ferrowhite and the Museum of Toys, he was awarded the “Coronation” prize at the museum contest organized by Fundación TyPA (Argentina) and the American Alliance of Museums (EE.UU.), at the “Reimagining the Museum” convening (Buenos Aires, 2015).