I am a museologist, curator and lecturer specialising in photography, based in Switzerland. I am currently the director and curator of the Photoforum Pasquart, in Biel.

Latest exhibitions, articles, lectures & panels

3 July 2021
Opening of the exhibition Anthony Ayodele Obayomi. Give Us This Day
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel

June 2021
New director of the Centre de la photographie Genève
Centre de la photographie Genève

26 June 2021
Artist Talk with Brigitte Lustenberger and Bettina Gockel on on the topics ‘Reclaiming the gaze’ and ‘Questioning the representation of the (female) body in photography’ on the occasion of the exhibition An Apparition of Memory by Brigitte Lustenberger at Christophe Guye Galerie.
Christophe Guye Galerie, Zürich

7 May 2021
Opening of the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography.
Project by the Photoforum Pasquart: cry of an echo by Małgorzata Stankiewicz.
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel

5 May 2021
Exhibition text for An Apparition of Memory, solo show by Brigitte Lustenberger at Christophe Guye Galerie.
Christophe Guye Galerie, Zürich

April 2021
Curator Conversations
Publication of Curator Conversations by 1000 Words Magazine, edited by Tim Clark.
1000 Words Magazine, London

April 2021
Feature in Hochparterre: Hier wird geblieben on the creative scene of Biel
Hochparterre, Zürich

April 2021
Jury for the Blow Up Press Award 2021.
Laureate: Rebecca Topakian
Blow Up Press, Warsaw

13 March 2021
Idylls with Roaring Giants: Swiss Mountain Photography Then and Now
Lecture on the occasion of the exhibition Between Mountains, Hills & Lakes curated by Yining He.
Gaotai Gallery, Urumqi, Xinjiang, China

March 2021
Indecisive Promises at Dawn: essay for the book Future Perfect by Zosia Promińska
Reviewed by L’Œil de la photographie
Published by Kehrer Verlag, Zurich

3 March 2021
Opening of the exhibition of the Prix Photoforum 2020
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel

28 January 2021
Talk for the MA Documentary Photography students: Sillages. A Multisensory Exhibition
London College of Communication, University of the Arts London

28 January 2021
Camera Arts Positions
Essay for the BA Visual Communication: A few thoughts on single-medium institutions and transdisciplinarity
Lucerne Applied University of Sciences and Arts

8 December 2020
Société Générale Private Banking Swiss Emerging Artist Prize
Nominator for the 2020 award.
Nominated artists: Lisa Lurati (finalist), Nelly Haliti, Maya Rochat.
Société Générale Private Banking, Geneva

18 November 2020
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Stiftung Stipendien für Zeitgenössische deutsche Fotografie
Jury for the Contemporary German Photography Grants awarded by the Krupp-Stiftung and Folkwang Museum.
2020 laureates: Talisa Lallai und Kristina Jurotschkin
Krupp-Stiftung and Folkwang Museum, Essen

November 2020
Book awards and selections
Olga Cafiero, Flora Neocomensis: Awarded the Deutschen Fotobuchpreis 20|21 in the Bronze category
Christelle Boulé, Through Glass: Short-listed for the Kassel Dummy Award 2020
Peter Hauser, Angst: selected by the Financial Time in their best art books for autumn

November 2020
European Photography 107/108
Nomination of Peter Hauser for the latest issue of European Photography magazine
Equivalence, Berlin

November 2020
analog magazine #10
Writing and Reclaiming History through Photography: essay for analog magazine
analog magazine, Zurich

24 October 2020
Kick-Off Day of the Prix Photoforum 2020
A day of discussion, exchanges and feedback for the photographers selected for the Prix Photoforum 2020.
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel

23 October 2020
Talk with Roger Eberhard, Afi Sika Kuzeawu and Simon J. A. Mason
On the occasion of the exhibition Human Territoriality
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel
Cancelled due to the pandemic

21 October 2020
Talk with Roger Eberhard and Tobia Bezzola
On the occasion of the exhibition Human Territoriality
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel
Cancelled due to the pandemic

19 September 2020
Opening of Rudolf Steiner. Ricochet and Roger Eberhard. Human Territoriality
Two solo exhibitions tackling contemporary issues linked to the land and the landscape
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel

10 September 2020
Book launch of Angst
An Aesthetics of Disquiet Times: essay for Peter Hauser’s new monography
Published by Sturm & Drang, Zurich

September 2020
Publication of L’index du fantographe
Les énigmatiques objets du récit: essay for David Gagnebin-de Bons’ new monography
Published by Château de Gruyère

4 July 2020
Opening of Narratives from Algeria
An overview of contemporary Algerian photography with over 30 photographers and a brief history of photography in Algeria
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel

2 July 2020
Opening and book launch of Flora Neocomensis
Essay for Olga Cafiero’s monography Flora Neocomensis, third photographic survey of the Canton Neuchâtel and exhibition at MAH Neuchâtel
Musée d’art et d’histoire, Neuchâtel

22 June 2020
A museologist’s take on the defacing and unceremonious removal of problematic statues
Essay on the dynamics of monuments in public places and on why the removal of problematic statues is a demand that history be acknowledged, not erased.
Self-published on Medium

19 June 2020
Photo Basel Conversations
Interview with Audrey Hoareau
Photo Basel

1 May 2020
Curators Conversation #3
Interview with Tim Clark for 1000 Words Magazine
1000 Words Magazine, London

2 February 2020
Artist Talk with Sara Terry
On issues surrounding representation, power, reclaiming narratives and the legitimation of the gaze
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel

1 February 2020
Opening of Her Take
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel

24-26 January 2020
Nominator for Plat(t)form
Nominated photographers: Zoé Aubry and Małgorzata Stankiewicz
Fotomuseum Winterthur

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