Curriculum Vitae

  • 2003–2018: Curator of the documentary photography forum, CoalMine photo gallery, Winterthur, freelance picture editor and curator
  • Advisory board of the george foundation for photography, film and media art
  • Member of the jury for Euro Press Professional Awards (Fujifilm, 2003), The Selection vfg (1998), competition for Swiss female photographers (Frauenkongress, 1995)
  • Lecturer at the Paulus-Akademie Zurich (2005) and the Swiss School of Journalism (MAZ), Lucerne (1996–2002)
  • 1994–2002: Set up and headed the picture editing department at the Neue Zürcher Zeitung newspaper
  • Editor (jointly with Thomas Maissen) of a book of photographs entitled “Bilder aus der Schweiz, 1939–1945” (Zurich 1997, Verlag NZZ, 2nd edition 1998) and of a book of photographs entitled “Sensationen vom Dorfe” (Zurich 1993, Limmat Verlag, 2nd edition 1994)
  • 1988–90: Photography and picture editing for the Swiss National Science Foundation’s “Schweizerische Festkultur” (Swiss festival culture) project, headed by Basil Schader
  • 1980–85: Travelled to Sudan (1980), Somalia (1984) and Kenya (1985) on UN and HEKS projects
  • 1977–93: Numerous contributions to newspapers in Switzerland and abroad as a freelance photographer
  • 1974–77: Studied photography at the Zurich School of Art and Design

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