Achievements

2019

Shortlist, Images Vevey Book Award 2019/2020
Scholarship of the City Partnership Lucerne – Chicago for an Artist Residency in Chicago in collaboration with Patrick Blank, August – November 2020

2015
Shortlist, ewz selection Swiss Photo Award, fine art category, Zürich CH

2014
Finalist, European Month of Photography, Portfolio Review, Berlin D

2014
Artist scholarship, Foundation Otto Pfeifer, Luzern CH

2013
Finalist, European Month of Photography, Portfolio Review, Bratislava SK

2010
Shortlist, LICC London International Creative Competition, London GB

2009
3th Prize, Swiss Press Photo, category Art and Culture

2008
2nd Prize, Swiss Press Photo, category Everyday Life

2006
1th Prize, Fujifilm Europress Professional Awards, Swiss category Nightlife


Solo Exhibitions

upcoming > October 2019
„Doppelter Fokus“ with Patrick Blank, HSLU, Emmenbrücke CH

2017
„Retrospektive des Alleinseins“ with Patrick Blank, Kunsthalle Luzern CH

2016
Galerie-f5, Luzern CH

2015
Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek, Luzern CH


Group Exhibitions

2018
«Pièce de Résistance», Neubad Galerie, Luzern CH

2017
Jahresausstellung Zentralschweizer Kunstschaffen, Kunstmuseum Luzern CH

2016
Fotowerkschau Luzern, Kornschütte Luzern CH

2015
Swiss Photo Award, ewz selection, Zürich CH

2013
Meisterklasse Arno Fischer, Haus am Kleistpark, Berlin D

2012
Kolga Tbilisi Photo, Tbilisi GE

2011
ICP International Center of Photography, New York

2009
Swiss Press Photo, Landesmuseum, Zürich CH

2008
Swiss Press Photo, Landesmuseum, Zürich CH

2006
Fujifilm EuroPress Awards, Bratislava Castle, Bratislava SK

2006
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz FL


Screenings

2017
Street Projections, Kurfürstendamm Berlin, PhotoWerkBerlin, EyeEm and Kommunale Galerie Berlin

2016
Photonic Moments, Month of Photography festival of contemporary photography, Ljublijana SVN
Les Boutographies, La Panacée – centre de culture contemporaine, Montpellier F

2015
Foto Istanbul Festival, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University TUR

2014
La Nuit des Images, BYOB, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne CH

2011
Annual Meeting of the Finnish press photographer, Turku FIN


Education in Photography

2018 – 2016
Photobook design workshops with Calin & Yana Kruse – dienacht Publishing, Leipzig 2018; Mariela Sancari, Sonogno/Switzerland 2017; Nicolas Polli & Salvatore Vitale, Mailand 2016

2013
Workshop led by Antoine D’Agata, Lugano CH

2012
Workshop led by Michael Ackerman, Neapel ITA

2010
Workshop led by Anders Petersen, Berlin D

2010 – 2011
Northern Lights Masterclass, Noorderlicht, Groningen NL

2009
Workshop led by Paolo Pellegrin, Piacenza ITA

2008
ICP International Center of Photography, New York

2004
Workshop led by Andri Pol, Luzern CH

2003
Elementary course, Schule für Gestaltung Farbmühle, Luzern CH


Education in Design

2002 – 2003
Fashion Design, Mode Schule Zürich, Zürich CH

2001
Figure and nude drawing, Schule für Gestaltung Farbmühle, Luzern CH

1989 – 1993
Typography, professional education, Luzern CH