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4 November 2021
Conversation with Lisa Lurati and Léonore Veya on the occasion of the solo exhibition Raving Cosmo by Lisa Lurati
CACY – Centre d’Art Contemporain Yverdon-les-Bains


22 October 2021
Place(s): book launch and artist talk with Pascal Greco
Centre de la photographie Genève


16 October 2021
Kick-Off Day of the Prix Photoforum 2021
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


1-2 October 2021
Joint workshop with Anne Golaz on narration and the relations between text and image
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


Jury October 2021
Grand Prix, Enquête photographique neuchâteloise
near. prize 2021


20 September 2021
La fleur dans la photographie
Lecture with William A. Ewing on the flower in photography, based on our upcoming book Flora Photographica (Thames & Hudson, 2022).
Festival alt+1000, Le Locle


18 September 2021
Ausgrabungen, Aneignungen, Neuinterpretationen: Zeitgenössische Fotografie und visuelles Gedächtnis
Lecture for Bilderlust / Bilderlast, symposium on collecting photography, then and now, on the occasion of the 50th anniversay of the Fotostiftung Schweiz.
Fotostiftung Schweiz, Winterthur


11 September 2021
Opening of the solo shows of Céline Burnand and Bénédicte Blondeau
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


21 August 2021
Spectrum Day 2021: artist talks with Batia Suter and David Dufresne
ETH Bildarchiv, Zürich


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


June 2021
Appointed 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


May 2021
Joining We, The Muse, a direct service to practicing visual artists seeking on-going professional development advice and support, as a mentor.
Worldwide


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 Art


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


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


December 2019
Essay for Christelle Boulé’s Through Glass
The Delicate Alchemy between Odor and Memory, essay for Christelle Boulé’s latest book


December 2019
Interview in Photo-Theoria 38
Interview by Nassim Daghighian on my first two years as director of the Photoforum Pasquart


7.12.2019
Opening of the exhibition of the Prix Photoforum 2019
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


29.11.2019
What’s next 2020
Presentation of the upcoming exhibition Algérie Contemporaine at Photoforum Pasquart
Stadtmuseum Aarau


24.11.2019
Talk: Image as Proxy
With Miriam Edmunds, co-curator of Schaulust
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


October 2019
Essay for Małgorzata Stankiewicz’s Lassen
The Vulnerability of the Landscape, essay for Małgorzata Stankiewicz’s latest book
Published by Meta/Books, Amsterdam


31.10.2019
Curatorial circle of photo basel
I am joining photo basel’s curatorial circle.
photo basel, Basel


26.10.2019
Kick-Off Day for Prix Photoforum 2019
A day of exchanges, discussions and feedback for the 13 selected photographers of the Prix Photoforum 2019.
With Christoph Oeschger (cpress), Andrea Gohl (HKB), Shannon Guerrico (Forma), Myriam Ziehli (Urgent Paradise).
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


5.10.2019
Portfolio reviews
Arcoop Wall Project, Geneva


21.9.2019
Opening of Schaulust
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


13.9.2019
Camera Arts Network Day
Panel on the social construction of gender & portfolio reviews
Camera Arts, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences


17.7.2019
Nomination to the Academic Council of Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD-Genève)


6.7.2019
Opening of Lukas Hoffmann & Matheline Marmy
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


15.6.2019
L’heure pour tous, une montre pour chacun. Un siècle de publicité horlogère
Text on the use of photography in advertising for the watchmaking industry in the 20th century in the book accompanying the exhibition of the same name.
MIH Musée international d’horlogerie, La Chaux-de-Fonds


7.6.2019
You, Porn
Symposium on the most recent manifestations of the relations between gaze, technology and desire. Lecture on museums and the legitimisation of the gaze.
Milano Photo Week


May 2019
Aperture PhotoBook Review 016
Review of Dos Imperial by Bruno Aeberli & Pauline Piguet
Aperture, New York


10.5.2019
Opening of the Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography
Project commissioned to Myriam Ziehli on the theme of flood & disaster.
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


26-27.4.2019
Photobooks Switzerland
First event dedicated solely to the photobook in Switzerland, co-organised with Anastasia Mityukova.
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


26.1.2019
Opening of Sillages
An exhibition exploring the connections between photography and perfume. With Christelle Boulé, Olga Cafiero, Roberto Greco, Thibault Jouvent and Virginie Otth.
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


6.12.2018
Photographer’s talk with Asger Carlsen & Danaé Panchaud
Event organised by near. swiss association for contemporary photography
CEPV, Vevey


1.12.2018
Opening of Prix Photoforum 2018
26th edition of the Prix Photoforum, an annual photography award without theme or age limit.
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


27.10.2018
Kick-Off Day for Prix Photoforum 2018
A day of exchanges, discussions and feedback for the 14 selected photographers of the Prix Photoforum 2018.
With Patrick Frey (Edition Patrick Frey), Andreas Koller (Edition Patrick Frey), Yann Mingard (artist) and Maren Polte (HKB).
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


4-8.10.2018
Lecture & portfolio reviews at  Присутствие / Presence Festival
Navigating expectations and stereotypes in the museum: lecture on the expectations of visitors and the reception of exhibitions, and an overview of tools to address and mitigate expectations and stereotypes.
Festival organised by ФотоДепартамент / Fotodepartament, Saint Petersburg


27.09.2018
Dialogue-based tour of Perfect Time Ahead
Guided tour of the exhibition with Régis Huguenin-Dumittan, director and curator of the Musée international d’horlogerie (MIH) in La Chaux-de-Fonds.
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


8.09.2018
Opening of Perfect Time Ahead
A contemporary re-reading of the iconographies of watch advertising in the 20th century, curated by Clément Gicquel and me.
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


3-6.07.2018
The nonante-neuf talks at Rencontres d’Arles
Four panel discussions during the opening week of the festival, on the topics of expanded spaces for photography (Delphine Bedel, Cristina de Middel, Anne Golaz, Salvatore Vitale), picturing communities (Martin Gasser, Laura Henno, Lucas Olivet, Maude Oswald), writing on photography (Federica Chiocchetti, Tim Clark, Matthieu Gafsou, Nadine Wietlisbach), and mobilising archives (Christoph Draeger, Tatiana Pavliucenco, Miklós Klaus Rózsa, Furkan Temir, Michel Wlassikoff).
Cosmos, Arles
Commissionned by Pro Helvetia


28.06.18
Opening of the solo exhibitions by Lisa Lurati and Ca l’Isidret
Photoforum Pasquart, Biel


23.06.18
Speed Dating Day & panel at Kerkennah01
During the first edition of the photography festival of Kerkennah, Tunisia.


13.06.18
Art Basel Living Room 2018
Curatorial Practices: presentations by Yasmin Afschar, Elise Lammer, Robert Leckie and Danaé Panchaud


14.05.18
Article in Le Courrier: Les suffragettes, stratèges de l’image
Article featuring part of my researches on the British suffragettes and the writing of their history.


15.03.18
Artist Talk with Dorothée Elisa Baumann

Photoforum Pasquart, Biel, on the occasion of the exhibition Dorothée Elisa Baumann.


8.03.18
Round table: Formuler le rêve: entre matérialisation du
souvenir et récit d’un état
With David Gagnebin-de Bons, artist, Francesca Siclari, neurologist, Danaé Panchaud, curator, and Jean-Rodolphe Petter, art historian.
Circuit, Lausanne, on the occasion of the exhibition De l’incertitude qui vient des rêves


17.01.18
Round table on Corbeau by Anne Golaz

With Nathalie Herschdorfer (director, Musée des beaux-arts Le Locle), Julien Magnollay (journalist RTS), Grégoire Mayor (curator, Musée d’ethnographie de Neuchâtel), Danaé Panchaud (director, Photoforum Pasquart).
Galerie C, Neuchâtel, on the occasion of the exhibition Matière I