Boris Edagsen lives and works in Berlin. He was born in Pirmasens, a small city in the South-West of Germany. He studied photography and visual arts at the Art Academy of Mainz (Vladimir Spacek & Klaus Vogelgesang), conceptual art and intermedia at the Academy of Fine Arts, Prague (Miloš Šejn & Milan Knížák) and fine art the Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication Hyderabad, India (Laxma Goud). In 2013, he participated in a Masterclass by Roger Ballen.
His photomedia work has been shown internationally in institutions and festivals, including Fridericianum Kassel, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, CCP Melbourne, ACP Sydney, DTDF, EMAF Osnabrück, Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Edinburgh Art Festival, FORMATFestival Derby, Encontros da Imagem Braga, FestFoto Porto Alegre, Photolux Biennale Lucca, Singapore International Photography Festival, PhotoVisaKrasnodar, Noorderlicht Groningen, Voies Off Festival Arles, Media Forum Moscow, WROMedia Art Biennale Wroclaw, Biennale Le Havre and Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth.
He was awarded the Prix Voies Off in Arles (2013) and the Photography Show Award at the FORMAT Festival in Derby (2015).