About us

The Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography organizes the only annual festival of photography in Switzerland. Every year in April 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, chancellor, Douanne
Julien Glauser, ethnologist, Musée d'Ethnographie, Neuchâtel
Ariane Pollet, photography historian, Lausanne
Daphné Rüfenacht, commitee chair, geographer, member of the Grand Conseil bernois, member of the direction of Action Paysage Bienne
Markus Schürpf, director of Büro für Fotografiegeschichte, Bern
Alexandra Talman, manager of the section Création culturelle, Office Fédéral de la Culture, ad i., Bern

Team

Direction 
Hélène Joye-Cagnard 

Coordinator
Joséphine Hirschi

Office manager
Aurélie Fourel

Art education
Patricia Huijnen

Trainees
Salma Martinez

Translations
Rolf Hubler

Technician
Antoine Camuset