Etienne Zerah was born in 1977 next to Genoa in Italy; from his earliest years the inclination to drawing is evident and therefore he chooses the School of Arts Paul Klee, being interested in visual communication and graphic design.
He graduated the course of painting at Ligurian Academy of Fine Arts, where it matures passion for digital photoconstruction and follows an external laboratory of web design and Photoshop.
Army [The Army of Art] is the title of the academic thesis containing the first real works.
In 2002 inaugurated the Academia Studium, a workshop of artistic production with fellow sculptress Federica Montaldo, mostly creating copies of oil paintings on commission.
But it was in 2004 that debuted in the galleries, participating at the event Riparte Genova, X international contemporary art fair, supported by Passo Blu gallery of Federica Barcellona.
After different solo and collective exhibitions in various galleries and locations in Italy and Germany, as Studio 44 of Michael Blume; in 2007 founded the relationship with Werkstattgalerie of Pascual Jordan, who publishes him in the photographic yearbook Mein Schwule Auge 5.
In 2008 started the collaboration with the singer Thoni Sorano, the result is the multimedia performance Help The Child Within, presented at Tacheles theatre in Berlin.
In 2009 he joined the artists of Violabox gallery of Viola Gailli, wich promotes personal exhibition Paladin, official event of Genova Pride 09.
In 2010 he moved in Germany where he’s again published in the book Mein Schwules Auge 7 supported by Rinaldo Hopf, with ten pages dedicated to Used Series.
He currently lives and works between Berlin and Genoa.