EDUCATION
2008                MA in Art Education, University of the Arts, Zurich, CH
1998                Certificate Fulltime Student General Studies, ICP (International Center of Photography) NYC, USA        

1989 - 1992    University of Zurich, Switzerland; History of Art, Philosophy and Social Studies
1989                Certificate in Fine Arts, F+F, School of Visual Arts, Zurich, CH


EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2021       Museum Bickel, Das Klima streikt, Walenstadt, CH              

2020       14th Julia Margaret Cameron Award, Barcelona E

2019       MOB-ART studio, European Month of Photography, EMOP, Luxembourg
               Kabinett Visarte, Frisch, Zurich, CH
               nano Raum für Kunst, SPEKTRUM, Zurich, CH

                Glasgow Gallery of Photography, CRUTHACHAD, Glasgow, GB
2018       Les Boutograpies Photofestival, Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier, F
               Klompching Gallery , Screening Rencontres d‘Arles, Lensculture Emergin Talent Award, NYC, USA
               LoosenArt, Alteration, Millepiani Rom,
2017       67P, solo show,  Artroom R57, Zurich, CH
               Semblance, Refraction Gallery, Milwaukee, WC, USA
2016       International Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography, Palazzo Italia, Berlin, GE
               Artbox.Project, Miami, USA    
2015       Prix Photo 2015, Sotheby‘s, BAT, Zürich
               A World Beyond, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, HO
2014       Insight-Out, Postarcadia, solo show,  Hongkong Arts Center HKAC, Hongkong, RC
               international photography annual INPHA 3, Manifest Gallery, Cincinatti Ohio, USA
               Insight-Out, Photobastei, Zurich, Switzerland
               Emerging Focus, Competition & Exposition, Barcelona, E, LA, USA
               Aperture Summer Open, Aperture Foundation, NYC, USA    
2013       Metro Panorama Project, King County Metro, Seattle USA
               Rare Earth, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct.,VT, USA
               Stories, Memories, Histories, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO, USA
               Exposure 2013, See/ Exhibition Space, Long Island City, NY, USA

2012       PWP International Open Call exhibition, .NO Gallery, NYC, USA
               Photography Open Salon Arles, Galerie Huit,  CHINA HOUSE & Alliance Française de Penang, Malaysia
               Technology, Black Box Gallery, Portland, USA
               Renaissance Photography Prize 2012, Mall Galleries, London, UK
2011       Sony World Photography Festival, Winners Show, London, New York, Sao Paolo, Shanghai                               

                Open Salon, Galerie Huit, Arles, F
               Top 40 Juried Exhibition, LACDA, Los Angeles, USA
               Simulacrum, Elysium Gallery, Swansea, UK
               SELECTION 2011, Photoforum PasquArt, Bienne, CH
2010       Kaunas Fotofestival, Kaunas, Lituania
               Art of Photography Show, San Diego, USA
               Fotosommer Stuttgart, Baden-Wüttenbergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, D    
2009       Selection, Swiss Photo Award, ewz, Zurich, CH
2005       Artist Files Presentation, Artist Space, NYC, USA
2000       Grant Exhibition, Helmhaus Museum, Zurich, CH
1999       Curator’s Digest, Helmhaus Museum, Zurich, CH
1995       O.T., solo show, Kunstkeller, Bern, CH
               When Techno Turns to Sound of Poetry, Kunstwerke, Berlin, D, and Shedhalle, Zurich, CH    


BIBLOGRAPHY / PUBLICATIONS (selection)

2021       Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik: Xtopien

2019       Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin #21 & Sonderheft, DE

                Mois de la Photo Européen, catalog, LUX
2018       Best of LensCulture Photobook Volume II, USA   
               Les Boutographies Edition 2018, catalog, F
               Artrooms Fair, catalog, GB
2013       Darkroom Gallery, Rare Earth, catalog, USA
               Square Magazine, Issue January 2013, USA
2012      
PWP’s IMPRINTS Magazine, USA
               One Life, Photobook of the Year, USA
2011       International Photography Award, IPA, annual book
               Visual Overture, Fall Issue, USA
               Sony World Photography Awards, London / Catalog                                   

                Galerie Huit,  Arles, France / Catalog
               LACDA, Los Angeles, USA / Catalog
2010       Fotosommer Stuttgart, Baden-Wüttenbergischer Kunstverein, DE / Catalog    
               Art of Photography, San Diego USA / Catalog    
2009       Swiss Photo Award, ewz selection, Zurich, CH / Catalog      

     
AWARDS, GRANTS

2020        Shortlisted Prix Photoforum Pasquart, CH

              Shortlisted BarTur Photo Award, IL        

                 Shortlisted Athens Photofestival, GR

                 Ernst&Olga Gubler-Habluetzel Project Grant, CH

                 Swiss Federal Office of Culture, BAK, Project Grant, CH    

2019        Finalist Hopper Prize 2019 (https://hopperprize.org/spring-2019-grant-winners-finalists/)
2018        Lensculture Emerging Talent Award
2012        First Place in the Nature Category in PWP’s International Women’s Juried Exhibition& Honorable Mention in PWP’s 36th Anniversary call for entry
                 Shortlisted for Renaissance Photography Prize 2012
                 Honorable Mention IPA , category Fine Art
2011        Sony World Photography Award Winner, Landscape Photographer of the Year
                 International Photography Award IPA, 2nd place in Fine Art - Landscape category
2009        Swiss Photo Awards, Nominee 1st place, category Fine Arts
1999        STEO Foundation Project Fund, CH

1995        Pro Helvetia, Project Fund, CH

1994        Cassinelli-Vogel Foundation,Project Fund, CH

LECTURES / PANELS / JURY

2021         Institute for Arts&Innovation: New Greening Day Panel

                  Lecture on microplastic and oil: Museum Bickel

2014         Lecture Hongkong Arts Center
2002         Jury vfg, Switzerland


COLLECTORS

2020        Art Collection City of Zurich, CH
2013        City of Dietikon, CH

2010        Art Collection, Canton Zurich, CH

2001        Bank Julius Bär, CH    
2009        Art Collection, Canton Zurich, CH
2000        Bank Julius Bär, CH  
private collectors in Europe and USA

 

Contact : f.iff@gmx.ch

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