About us

The Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography organizes the only annual festival of photography in Switzerland. Every year in May 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
  • Markus Schürpf, director of Büro für Fotografiegeschichte, Bern
  • Alexandra Talman, deputy head of cultural creation department, Federal Office for Culture

Team

Direction 
Sarah Girard

Coordinator & Office manager
Aurélie Fourel / until 30.03.18
Léa Marie d'Avigneau / from 03.04.18

Art education
Patricia Huijnen

Photography
Daniel Mueller

Trainees
Laura Paloma
Imara Paterno Castello

Press relations
Pierre-Yves Walder

Translations
Ian Drummond
Rolf Hubler

Technician
Antoine Camuzet
George Thomas