Peter Pfrunder

Born 1959, Singapore.
Lives and works in Zug and Winterthur, Switzerland.
Peter Pfrunder studied literature in Zurich, Berlin, and Montpellier, receiving his doctorate in 1988. Until 1998, he worked as a freelance journalist, author, and exhibition curator. Since 1998, he has served as Director and Curator of the Fotostiftung Schweiz/Swiss Foundation for Photography, Winterthur. Among his recent publications figure Gotthard Schuh. Une approche amoureuse, Göttingen, 2009; Swiss Photobooks from 1927 to the Present – A Different History of Photography, Baden, 2011; Adieu la Suisse ! Construction et déconstruction d'un mythe photographique, Paris, 2012; Unfamiliar Familiarities. Outside Views on Switzerland, Winterthur/Lausanne/Zurich, 2017.
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Pernot Ricard
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture