Laurence Kubski

Laurence Kubski is a Swiss photographer born in 1986. She studied at ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne (MA in Art Direction & BA in Graphic Design) and currently lives and works in Lausanne. 

Her artistic work is centred on the way people interact with animals in different cultures. She has received the Swiss Young Talent Award for Photography in 2017, been nominated for the Voies Off Festival Awards in Arles in 2018, shortlisted in 2020 at the Swiss Design Award and Swiss Young Talent Award for Photography and is a finalist of the Hyères photography competition at Villa Noailles, in 2020. 

Her work has been shown at the Copenhagen Photo Festival and during les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles in 2018, while her graphic work received the 100 Beste Plakate accolade in 2019. Her first monographic book, "Crickets", has been published by Simonett & Baer in 2020.

Tel. (CH) +41 76 567 52 02

mail@laurence-kubski.com

Exhibitions

2020   

 

Villa Noailles, Hyères, group exhibition (35th International Festival of Fashion, Photography and Fashion Accessories)

 

24. vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis für Fotografie, group exhibitions: Photobastei (Zürich), Oslo 8 (Basel)

2019    

 

“100 Beste Plakate” group exhibitions, Kulturforum, Kunstbibliothek, Berlin ; Museum Folkwang, Essen ; Paper Gallery, Seoul ; etc.

2018    

 

Copenhagen Photo Festival 2018, group exhibition, Villa Kultur, Østerbro, Copenhague

“Je n’attendrai pas que l’on me pardonne” group exhibition, A Space For Photography gallery, Arles

    

21. vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis für Fotografie, group exhibitions: ELAC gallery, Renens and Uno Art Space, Stuttgart

2017

21. vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis für Fotografie, group exhibitions: Photobastei, Zürich and OSLO 8, Basel

 

The Independent Photographer, group exhibition, Eigenheim Weimar Gallery, Berlin

2016  

 

“Made in Hong Kong” group exhibition, ELAC gallery, Renens

2015    

“Primo” exposition collective, galerie Palais, Neuchâtel

Main publications

Awards and residency

2020    

 

Nominated Swiss Design Award

 

Finalist, Hyères 35th photography competition, Villa Noailles

Pro Helvetia grand “Promotion des livres de photographie“

 

“Globetrotter World Photo” winner, Bern

Finalist, 24. vfg Young Talent Award in Photography (24. vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis für Fotografie)

Sept.info award

 

2019    

 

Selected “100 Beste Plakate”, Berlin

 

2018 

 

Nominated Voies Off Festival Award, Arles

 

1st prize, 21. vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis für Fotografie 

(vfg Swiss Young Talent Award of Photography)

 

P×3 Paris Photo Prize (gold)

2017

1st prize, 21. vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis für Fotografie 

(vfg Swiss Young Talent Award of Photography)

 

Prix PDN Emerging Photographer, Fall 2017

 

Shortlisted, Grand Prix Images Vevey

 

Life Framer laureate, “Civilization” competition

 

Finalist, The Independent Photographer “Emerging Talent Awards” competition

 

P×3 Paris Photo Prize (bronze)

 

 

2016

 

Residency at HKDI/Hong Kong Design Institute

 

 

2014 

 

ECAL Director award

2020   

Crickets”, Stories of Chinese Insect Pets by Laurence Kubski published by Simonett & Baer, 17 x 24 cm, 64 pages. ISBN 978-3-906313-31-3

2019    

100 Beste Plakate XVIII”, Verlag Kettler, 

ISBN 9783862067343

2018    

Image for communication of Voies Off Festival, Arles

2017  

21. vfg Young Talent Award in Photography publication

PDN Emerging Photographer, Fall 2017

I/O Gazette, publication #63

2016

Wallpaper* magazine, “Graduate Directory”, 01.2016

 

Ligature.ch, interview, 08.01.2016

2015

IDPURE magazine, publication #38

 

thisispaper.com, publication 10.08.2015

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