Anna Meschiari
Born 1987, SwitzerlandLives and works in Saint-Pierre-de-Trivisy, France
Education2012 - 2014 Advanced Studies in Photography, Ecole supérieure d’arts appliqués, Vevey, Switzerland2009 - 2012 Communication Design, University of Applied Sciences, HTW, Berlin, Germany2006 - 2008 Federal VET Diploma in Photography, Ecole d’arts appliqués, Vevey, Switzerland
Solo shows2021Dressing, Blauer Montag, Toulouse, France2019Open studio, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Studios, Moscow, Russia2018pierre-feuille-ciseaux, Espace Lawrence Durrell, Sommières, FranceAHAH, PAC Aussillon, France2017A come Arcipelago, Casa Pessina, Ligornetto, Switzerland2016Are We Alone?, Green Hill Gallery, Berlin, GermanyAre We Alone?, Residency, DISPLAY, Berlin, GermanyAre We Alone?, Mulhouse Biennial of Photography, Public Library of Mulhouse, France2013At Once, Warsaw Photo Days, Galeria 27, Warsaw, Poland
Group shows2021
Pages Blanches, Galerie Mercier, Paris
Fly me to the Moon. The Moon landing: 50 years on, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, AustriaPages Blanches, Nanjing Arts Institute, ChinaFly me to the Moon. The Moon landing: 50 years on, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland2018Laboratorio Aperto, Asilo Sant'Elia, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, ItalyPages Blanches, Galerie La Place, Barcelona, Spain2017I was a galactic wienerli, Le Salon, Espace Abstract, Lausanne, SwitzerlandSwiss Art Awards, Hall 3, Messe Basel, SwitzerlandPlat(t)form, Portfolio viewing, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland20155 Jahre, exp12, Berlin, GermanyTrees, Rolla Foundation, Bruzella, SwitzerlandNear at Free, Geneva, Switzerland2014From one place to another…, 6th European Month of Photography, exp12, Berlin, GermanyArchive, with Yann Haeberlin and Simon Rimaz, exp12, Berlin, GermanyThe smell of dust, audiovisual performance, Lugano, Florence, ParisTokyo Art Book Fair 2014, Tokyo, JapanJe l'aime en pièces, Diploma show, Espace Doret, Vevey, Switzerlandexp12&Guests, slideshow, exp12, Berlin, GermanyThe smell of dust, audiovisual performance, São Paulo, BrazilNear by Night 7, projection, Lausanne, Suisse2013Rock Your Dummy Prizes, Le PhotoBookFest, ParisBergen Art Book Fair, Bergen, NorwayTokyo Art Book Fair 2013, Tokyo, JapanLa nuit des images, slideshow, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, SwitzerlandThe Flood Wall I, slideshow, Mulhouse Biennial of Photography, Mulhouse, FranceNear by night 6, Near guest at exp12, Berlin, GermanyDer Raum dazwischen, Berlin, GermanyHER, Rolla Foundation, Bruzella, Switzerland
Grants2019Work Grant, La Région Occitanie, FranceAide Installation Atelier, DRAC Occitanie, France2018Grant, UBS Culture Foundation, Zürich, SwitzerlandWork Grant, Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council2016Production grant, Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts CouncilAide Individuelle à la Création (Grant for creation), DRAC Occitanie, France2015Promotion for aspiring photographers, Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council
Nominations2017Swiss Art Awards, OFC, Bern, Switzerland2016Révélation livre d'artiste ADAGP - Multiple Art Days, Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Residencies2020 AFIAC, Revenir au monde, Viterbe, France2019 Garage Studios, Pro Helvetia, Moscow, Russia2018 How to begin, XXIV CSAV – Artists Research Laboratory, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy2018 Collège Gaston Doumergue, Sommières, France2016 DISPLAY, Berlin
PublicationsSignes sans sens gris pâle presque blanc toujours les mêmes, editorial project by Stefania Meazza, France, 2020Fly me to the Moon. The Moon landing: 50 years on, Kunsthaus Zürich, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, 2019How to begin, Fondazione Antonio Ratti & Compagnia, Como, Italy, 2019Swiss Art Awards 2017, Federal Office of Culture, Bern, Switzerland, 2017I was a galactic wienerli, exhibition newspaper, Le Salon & Espace Abstract, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2017A come Arcipelago, exhibition catalogue, Museo d'Arte Mendrisio, Switzerland, 2017Are We Alone?, Artist's Book, edition of 200, France, 2016Trees, exhibition catalogue, Rolla Foundation, Bruzella, Switzerland, 2015Constellations Photographiques, Anne Immelé, Médiapop Editions, Mulhouse, France, 2015Article 60, N° 3-4-6, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2015Do Not Walk Outside This Area (Athens), Artist's Book, edition of 30, France, 2014Atlas, Artist's Book, edition of 10, Switzerland, 2014Der Greif #7, Five-years-anniversary-issue, Germany, 2013At Once, Artist's Book, edition of 50, Switzerland, 2013Her, exhibition catalogue, Rolla Foundation, Bruzella, Switzerland, 2012
InterviewsRsi - Rete Due, Iconoclasta, by E.Burgazzoli and V.Calabretta, 2017Rsi - Rete Due, by Anna Pianezzolla, 2017The Smell Of Dust, by Sue-Elie Andrade-Dé, 2013
CollectionsArtphilein Foundation, Lichtenstein-SwitzerlandEQ2, Valais, SwitzerlandMulhouse Public Library, FranceMuseum of Boken Relationships, Zagreb, CroatiaRolla Collection, Bruzella, SwitzerlandSwiss National Library, Bern, SwitzerlandZines of the Zones, Nantes, FrancePrivate collections, France, Germany, Switzerland
CollaborationsRIGA, Saint-Pierre-de-Trivisy, France (since 2021) - FLARE, Photoforum Pasquart, Biel, Searcher in Digital Space (2019) -Spazio Lampo, Chiasso (2017) - exp12/exposure twelve (2010-2016) - Article 60, Lausanne (2015) -Head Cinema, Geneva (2013-2014) - Martin Schick (2013) - Giacomo Hug, London (2012) -Sophiensaele, Berlin (2011) - HAU, Berlin (2011)