Born and raised in the Jura, Léa Girardin uses photography as a way to explore her relationship with her mother, her body and what it means to represent ‘reality’. She is a graduate from the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (BA in fine arts with a specialization in photography) and from the Hoschule für Gestaltung und Kunst, Basel (MA in Visual communication and iconic research).


– 2017, Kunstnest, Basel
– 2017, Photoforum Pasquart
– 2017, Traversées du Marais, Paris
– 2016, Villa Renata, Basel
– 2014, Jungkunst, Winterthur


– 2015, ‘MA Thesis, How long is a Banana a Banana’, HGK, Basel
– 2013, ‘As Dark as the Inside of a Needel’, ZHdK


– 2017, Prix Photoforum
– 2017, Bourse du Canton du Jura pour la Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris