Photobooks Switzerland

16.09 — 17.09.2023

The photobook, which is today the preferred medium of many photographers, is at the heart of Photobooks Switzerland, the first event in Switzerland to be entirely devoted to it. Initiated in 2019 by Geneva-based artist Anastasia Mityukova, it aims to bring the best of contemporary independent photography publishing to Switzerland. It seeks to open up reflection and discussion on the status and importance of the photobook, as well as to bring out new insights and impressions on the possibility of this medium in the Swiss cultural scene. It aims to create a convivial and festive atmosphere to encourage exchanges and encounters between all audiences: professionals, photographers, students, photography enthusiasts, publishers and schools.

The 2023 edition takes place in two volumes in Olten on 26 and 27 August (with Swiss publishers only) and in Geneva on 16 and 17 September (with Swiss and international publishers).

The programme includes a photography book fair with Swiss and international publishers, talks and round tables, and portfolio reviews for photographers and artists. The detailed programme will be published in June.

Registrations are now open! To participate as a publisher in Photobooks Switzerland, please visit the event's dedicated website.

Image: Photobooks Switzerland 2022 at Photoforum Pasquart © Aline Board Rudaz