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.


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


– 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