About us

The Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography organizes the only annual festival of photography in Switzerland. Every year in September works of about 25 national and international photographers are exposed in the city of Biel.

The Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography is a non-profit association and was created in 1997.

Committee

Bernhard Demmler, Kanzler, Twann
Julien Glauser, Ethnologe, Musée d'Ethnographie, Neuenburg
Ariane Pollet, Kunsthistorikerin, Doktorandin, Lausanne
Daphné Rüfenacht, President of the committee, Direktionsmitglied Landschaftswerk Biel, Grossrätin Kanton Bern
Markus Schürpf, Direktor des Büro für Fotografiegeschichte, Bern
Alexandra Talman, wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Bundesamt für Kultur, ad i., Biel

Team

Direction artistique et administrative
Hélène Joye-Cagnard et Catherine Kohler, codirectrices

Secrétariat
Maria Ocaña

Médiation culturelle
Patricia Huijnen

Responsable des portfolios reviews
Manon Engel

Attachée de presse
Pierre-Yves Walder

Stagiaires
Aurélie Fourel
Mylène Steity

Montage des expositions
Daniel Mueller
Véronique Zaech

Textes
Cécile Vulliemin

Traductions
Ian Drummond
Rolf Hubler