Biography

Marco Frauchiger (1976), is a photographer and artist based in Bern, Switzerland. Since 2009 he has been working as a freelance photographer and artist, realizing his own projects in the art and documentary field. A scholarship enabled him to spend three months in Laos in 2013, where he worked as a photographer on his own series and with various NGOs. In 2014, he was allowed to attend a ‘Masterclass’ course in Vienna. From 2018 onwards, he completed the Master’s program CAP (Contemporary Art Practice) at the Bern University of the Arts. He completed this Master’s program in June 2020.

Awards

– 2020, Scholarship Bürgi-Willert Stiftung
– 2017, Travel grants from the canton of Bern (fine arts)
– 2015, Landskrona Photo & Breadfield Dummy Award, Sweden (2nd place)

Exhibitions

– 2020, Whiteout, Kunstmuseum Thun, Cantonale Berne Jura 2020, Thun, Switzerland ‘how to dismantle a bomb’
– 2020, Common Ground, Kunsthaus Pasquart Biel, Switzerland, MA CAP diploma exhibition, ‘how to dismantle a bomb’
– 2018, Strategies Against the Map, A Ilha Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
– 2017, VFG_Sicht, Photobastei Zurich, Switzerland, ‘Where the french people are’
– 2016, Nuit des Images, Musée d’Elysée Lausanne, Switzerland, ‘Der Bär’

Video ‘how to dismantle a bomb’ here