Douglas Nicolson was born and grew up in Scotland and is as an artist/educator/researcher. He is based at the Project Unit within Double Negative Darkroom.
After a Degree in Fine Art (1st Class Hons) at the University of the Arts London, he completed a Masters in Community Art Practice (with distinction) at Goldsmiths University, London.Douglas works with all types of photographic imagery with a special interest in alternative and historical photographic processes.
Alongside working on personal projects and exhibiting in the UK and overseas he has collaborated with a range of partners such as developing socially engaged art projects with the Fiji Arts Council and the Red Cross in Mozambique. He has made artwork with inmates in a prison in the UK, children in a Romanian homeless shelter, young offenders in East London, residents in a psychiatric hospital and communities living with HIV/AIDS in the UK and Kenya