Peter Hauser (*1981, Glarus) lives in Zurich. He studied in Den Haag (KABK) and Zurich (ZHdK) and works as a freelance photographer and artist. His artistic work deals with various methods of analog photography, exploring the medium both in its traditional way as well as experimenting with the core processes of photography - deconstructing, disrupting and reassembling. The  examination of the unknown, searching and finding, to illuminate and to extract the essence of places, non-places, landscapes, vegetations, objects, surfaces and forms is what drives him.


– 2016 Winner ‘Most beautiful Swiss books 2016’ with ‘Hello, I am not from here’ (Sturm & Drang)
– 2012 Winner ‘Art grant Canton of Glarus’
– 2010 Winner ‘vfg Swiss Young Talent Award of Photography’
– nominated for ‘Swiss Federal Design Awards’ (2012 & 2017)


– 2019 Prix PhotoForum Pasquart 2019
– 2018 Werk- und Aterlierstipendien der Stadt Zürich
– 2017 Throwing snow into a circle, Kunsthaus Glarus
– 2016 Vanity Fair, Kulturfolger, Zürich
– 2013 Jungkunst, Winterthur


– 2016 ‘Hello, I am not from here’ (Sturm & Drang)
– 2007 – 2019 ‘Püré Bildmagazin’ Nr. 1 – 18 (self published fanzine)