Sam Nightingale is a professional photographer who produces photographic documentation for artists, performers, galleries and various commissioning agencies. With many years of experience in art and event documentation, Samʼs skillful photographic control and considered eye actively seek out the image that will communicate a sense of the event, translating it into a visual document ready for publication and dissemination.
Commissions undertaken have involved him working with a range of international artists in various sites and situations. His work is typified by a fleet-of-foot responsiveness, thorough research and understanding of the work to be documented and sensitivity to the artistʼs intentions and the site itself.
Commissions include documentation of live performance, exhibitions and visual art events –
Maria Fusco, Hannah Black, Nkisi, Uriel Orlow, Luke Willis Thompson, Lydia Ourahmane, Pil and Galia Kollectiv, Gail Pickering, Heather Phillipson, Yuri Pattison, Melanie Gilligan, Tom Nicholson, Brook Andrew, Juneau Projects.
Chisenhale Gallery, South London Gallery, New Contemporaries, ICA, Art Licks Weekend, The National Portrait Gallery, Flat Time House, Art Licks, Arnolfini, SPACE, The Holburne Museum Bath; L’Arsenale Venice, Bendigo Art Gallery, Mildura Arts Centre Australia.