Gerald Incandela

Datesborn Tunisia, 1952

Born in Tunisia, Gerald Incandela studied in Tunis and Paris. He moved to Paris in 1969, where he received a philosophy degree and studied art history. He traveled extensively throughout Europe and made Super-8 camera movies in Berlin. While in London in 1974, he took up photography and learned to print by making copy prints of drawings for a London art dealer to offset his darkroom expenses. He also developed painterly printing techniques that involved using brushes. He moved to the United States in 1977.