Valérie Anex – Ghost Estates

Posted by Fabio 29 May 2014

Valérie Anex is a young Irish-Swiss artist born in Lausanne, Switzerland. Her activities include photography and film. She first studied international relations at the Graduate Institute of International and Development studies (IUHEID) in Geneva. After her graduation in 2007, she decided to change orientation and entered Geneva University of Art and Design (HEAD). In July 2011, she obtained her Master Degree in Fine Arts, orientation CCC and was awarded the Neumann prize attributed by the City of Geneva for the newly graduated artists.

Since, she has presented her work in different contexts including collective exhibitions, publications and festivals: Sélection / Auswahl 2011, PhotoforumPasquart Biel; Celeste Prize 2011, New York; New York Times Lens Blog, August 2011; La lettre de la photographie, Septembre 2011; Carte Blanche, Forum d’Architectures (2012), Lausanne; Les Boutographies, Rencontres photographiques de Montpellier (2012); VFG 16e prix, Lausanne, Winterthur, Basel (2012).

Her work Ghost Estates is represented by Hauser and Hauser Gallery in Zürich.