NEW INSTALLATION VIEWS

Installation views of This sense of wonder at the St Peter and Paul Church in Bern. I collect dead insects and fix them to glass slides with salt, hairspray, or glue. The bright light of old slide projectors transform their...


SUMMER SHOW AT BÉATRICE BRUNNER GALLERY

Excited to invite you to the summer show Flowers I at Béatrice Brunner Gallery in Bern:Opening on Friday, June 16, 2017 at 6pmThe show is on from June 17 to July 8, 2017Paintings and photography in dialogue with flowers.More...


IMPRESSIONS ARTSTADTBERN 2017

A wonderful place with incredible atmosphere!! Thanks to all the visitors who came by my installation This sense of wonder in the crypt of St. Peter and Paul church in Bern. I enjoyed all the encounters with people and exciting...


ARTSTADTBERN

In the heart of the city of Bern, in the underground crypt of St. Peter and Paul Church I present my analog multimedia installation This sense of wonder. The exhibition takes place in the context of ArtStadtBern. ArtStadtBern...


December 27, 2016

INSTALLATION VIEWS: THIS SENSE OF WONDER

My project This sense of wonder is still at the very beginning ... nevertheless it has been shown in several places already: Musée de l'Elysée, Galerie Christophe Guye, La Filature, Dienstgebäude or at the Kunsthaus Langenthal....


December 08, 2016

PRESSE: «FEROCE AND CHARMANT» with some »NOIRCEUR CANDIDE»

I am thrilled about the great press the show STILL-LEBEN at La Filature has gotten. «Et la noirceur candide des propositions de la Suissesse Brigitte Lustenberger: fleurs, insectes, papillons … Mais fanées et morts! Elle guette...


November 22, 2016

STILL–LEBEN AT LA FILATURE IN MULHOUSE

I am thrilled to invite you to STILL–LEBEN, a group show @ La Filature in Mulhouse/France.Opening: Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 8pmThe show runs through from November 15 to December 18, 2016 and is part of the Regionale 17 and...


November 04, 2016

PRESS REVIEWS

Art historian Mechthild Heuser chose the most wonderful words to review my show «This sense of wonder» at the Christophe Guye Gallery. The article has been published in the feuilleton magazine Ensuite. And what a surprise to find...


September 23, 2016

UNSEEN PHOTO FAIR IN AMSTERDAM

I am excited to show new works at the UNSEEN PHOTO FAIR in Amsterdam with Christophe Guye Gallery. If you can't travel that far: You still have the chance to see even more works of mine – photographs, light boxes and projections...


August 24, 2016

SOLO SHOW – CHRISTOPHE GUYE GALLERY

The long awaited moment arrives: I show my slightly different and analog Multimedia-Installation «This Sense of Wonder» at the Gallery Christophe Guye in Zurich, next to new flower still lives and light boxes.The solo show opens...


July 05, 2016

SNEAK PEEK AT MY BOOK «STILL»

Leafing virutally through my publication «Still» is a beautiful way to experience my works. Please click on the this link: STILL The book is an edition edited by NEAR, a swiss association for contemporary photography, and...


June 15, 2016

LA NUIT DES IMAGES – MUSEE DE L'ELYSEE

Recognised on the international scene, the Musée de l'Elysée is one of the most important museums dedicated entirely to photography. La Nuit des Images is held in the magnificent gardens of the Elysée in June of every year, the...


June 01, 2016

17 SHOTS IN A BOX#1

This box contains 17 photographs from NEAR-photographers edited as postcards. I am proud to have my image Bugs Unknown II among them. This limited edition include photographs from Léonore Bau, Mathieu Bernard-Reymond, Sophie...


December 08, 2015

CANTONALE BERN JURA @ Kunsthaus Langenthal

The annual Cantonale is coming up and I am happy to show at the Kunsthaus Langenthal. Three slide projections with real, found insects question our notion of beauty and repulsion, of transitoriness and of a medium that is about...


November 26, 2015

CATCH OF THE YEAR 2015

I am thrilled to show my work at this year’s Catch of the Year im Dienstgebäude. A real fly as a projection raises more than one question … curious? Come and see:Catch of the Year 2015 at the DienstgebäudeOpening: Friday,...


November 26, 2015

BOOK SIGNING AT THE MUSEE DE L’ELYSEE

What a wonderful event!! Nathalie Choquart and Nassim Daghighian organised this book signing at the Musée de l'Elysée Bookshop with four artists: Graziella Antonini, Delphine Burtin, Olivier Lovey and Brigitte Lustenberger....


October 07, 2015

MUSEE DE L’ELYSEE CELEBRATES ITS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

To celebrate the 30th anniversary the Musée de l’Elysée has published two sets of postcards with each 30 photographs from their private collection. I am honored that my work Ansicht #2 has been chosen for this publication....


June 23, 2015

CAMERA WORK

I am so proud to be part of CAMERA WORK shown in New York City. Sarah Hasted and Joseph R. Wolin have curated works of 15 photographers who have received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the photography program at Parsons The...


May 18, 2015

PHOTO LONDON 2015

I am excited to have my first show with Christophe Guye Gallery at the PHOTO LONDON 2015.The international art photography fair has been curated by Tobia Bezzola (Museum Folkwang, Kunsthaus Zürich) and Bill Ewing (until 2010...


May 12, 2015

SHORTLISTED FOR SWISS PHOTO AWARD 2014

My works have been shortlisted for the Swiss Photo Award. I am very honoured by this commendation. The show opens with a grand Award Night (for the last time) at the EWZ-Unterwerk-Building in Selnau/Zurich on May 13 at 7pm. The...


March 23, 2015

ON A PANEL DISCUSSION: BERN – A SUITABLE PLACE FOR ARTISTS?

I am thrilled to be part of a round table discussing: Bern - a suitable place for artists? this coming saturday at 2pm at the Zentrum Paul Klee. Beate Engel will host the panel, participating artists and curators are Michael...


February 21, 2015

DELIGHTED TO BE REPRESENTED BY CHRISTOPHE GUYE GALLERY

I am so happy to be working with Christophe Guye and his team. The gallery located at Dufourstrasse in Zurich shows an extremy thrilling program. I am so proud to be part of it. Christophe Guye GalleryDufourstrasse 31CH-8008...


February 04, 2015

ARTICLE IN KUNSTBULLETIN

What a beautiful text pulished in the art magazine Kunstbulletin about my works at the gallery Kunstkeller run by Dorothe Freiburghaus (only in german): «Brigitte Lustenberger indes schafft fotografische Porträts, Blumenstücke,...


January 12, 2015

SHOW AT THE GALLERY KUNSTKELLER

I am pleased to announce my show at  Dorothe Freiburghaus's gallery Kunstkeller in the old town of Bern. The old basement vaults are a wonderful place to show new and older works of mine. I'll be present at the gallery...


January 05, 2015

A four-page spread article in French BSC News magazine

The article Brigitte Lustenberger – Le goût des autres ou Elégie en clair-obscur has been pulished in the french magazine BSC News issue of December 2014. The four-page spread article is written by art historian Julia Hountou....


December 05, 2014

RENCONTRES - a projection of photographs in Lyon

Tonight the gallery L'Abat-Jour presents as part of the Festival de la Lumière a projection of works of different photographers in Lyon (France). I am excited that my series Watching is part of this...


October 27, 2014

UNTITLED STILL – ArtStadtBern

ArtStadtBern invites artists to work with living and working spaces in the old town of Bern. For two days visitors can explore theses works and places the public does not have access to. «Behind thick brickworks in a deep well a...


October 27, 2014

MAKING OFF: Untitled Still – ArtStadtBern

«Behind thick brickworks in a deep well a gaze is waiting to question your one reflection. Dare to tempt your vanitas.» Together with works from artist Boris Billaud I am showing a sunken photograph and some projections that are...


August 21, 2014

KRASIS – MONUMENTAL OPERA-VIDEO-INSTALLATION

I am so excited! I Krà£sis – a monumental Opera-Video-Installation – is shown during five days on the Münsterplatz in Bern. Based on an idea by Julie Beauvais and after three years of working together on this project:Opening:...


August 21, 2014

L'HARMONIE DES EXTREMES – STADTGALERIE

Inspired by Krasis the group show L'harmonie des extrèmes at the Stadtgalerie Bern is all about the four temperaments incorporated by Hippokrates. The differents works deal with the ancient medical concept that the four...


August 21, 2014

MAKING OF KRASIS - FILMING IN BERLIN TOLD IN PICS

Informationen:Krà£sis – Opera urbain: August 21 to 25, 2014Every evening from 8.30pm Uhr to midnight on the Münsterplatz in BernFree and barrier-free Supported by: Pro Helvetia, Loterie romande, Kulturprozent ...


June 18, 2014

SICHTWEISEN – PERCEPTIONS

Together with photographers Martin Guggisberg, Alexander Jaquemet and Caspar Martig I will show new works at the Kornhausforum as one of four photographic positions. Next to documentary, essay and commercial photography my works...


June 18, 2014

SHANGHAI: HYPER-ACTIVE

HYPER-ACTIVE: AN EXHIBITION BY PARSONS PHOTOGRAPHY ALUMNIInaugurating the Parsons Design Center, Shanghai Opening Reception: Wednesday, June 18 at 7:30pmExhibition: June 18 to September 30P.M. at the Parsons Design CenterNo. 652...


May 28, 2014

WE MADE IT

Thank you so much for supporting my publication project. Over 80 people have helped to get my book «STILL» with my works «Previously on …» and «Still Untitled» printed in the next couple of weeks. The book contains 64 pages with...


April 21, 2014

SUPPORT MY PUBLICATION PROJECT «STILL»

In «STILL» two of my works,  «Previously on …» and «Still Untitled», are going to be published. Please, support the project and get a signed copy of the book or be taken by the artist through her upcoming show. Follow the...


April 20, 2014

INTERVIEW WITH BRIGITTE LUSTENBERGER

What you always wanted to know about Brigitte Lustenberger and photography: Have a glimpse at the interview done by LAATIKKOMO and get to know more about the photographic backgrounds of the artist. Link to the interview:...


March 02, 2014

LAATIKKOMO – SIX DEGREES OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Laatikkomo can be translated into English as «Box»: it is a large, outdoor, glassed-in, box-frame-GALLERY in Jyväskylä, Finland. This project is inspired by the theory tested by American social psychologist Stanley Milgram that...


February 09, 2014

INTERVIEW ON TRANSFORM

Radio SRF 2 features the first week of Transform with artists Peter Zumstein, Rebecca Rebekka, Valentina Vuksic and Brigitte Lustenberger. Sibylle Heiniger and Franz Krähenbühl speak about the conept of this interdisciplinary art...


January 16, 2014

INTERVIEW ON RTS ESPACE 2

Today Julie Beauvais and Brigitte Lustenberger will talk about their project Krà£sis with Yves Bron in MAGMA on Radio RTS Espace 2 at 12.06pm. Krà£sis is a series of four video portraits of opera singers in monumental format...


January 14, 2014

TRANSFORM – an interdisciplinary art project

During this week I am working with sound artist Valentina Vuksic, the artist duo Rebecca Rebekka and performer Peter Zumstein in this wonderful space at Güterstrasse 8 in Bern. This interdisciplinary art project is part of...


December 14, 2013

CANTONALE BERNE JURA 2013/14

Two of my work groups are shown in the context of the Cantonalen Berne Jura 2013/14 at the Kunstmuseum Thun and the Musée Jurassien des Arts in Moutier. Both shows open on december 14, 2013. Hope you have fun and lots to explore...


November 29, 2013

EXTRAVAGANZA – the body mis en scène

Art historians Julia Hountou and Ariane Pollet curate EXTRAVAGANZA, a show on the mise on scène of the body in contemporary photography. I am happy and proud to be part of this great selection. A beautiful catalog is available...


November 07, 2013

NEAR BY NIGHT

I am happy to be part of the seventh edition of NEAR BY NIGHT that takes place this autumn at the Zinema with fourteen artists and a selection of about 300 images. Held every year by the association NEAR, these events are a...


October 29, 2013

AT THE ARTFAIR KUNST 13 ZUERICH WITH WALTER KELLER GALLERY

I am thrilled to show my images which just have been granted with the Fotopreis 2013 des Kantons Bern at the artfair KUNST ZÜRICH 2013 at Walter Keller Gallery. Welcome to Booth B7!The Zurich Artfair takes place at the ABB halls...


October 25, 2013

GEWINNERIN FOTOPREIS DES KANTONS BERN 2013!!!

Ich freu mich riesig über diese Anerkennung meiner Arbeiten! Herzlichen Dank der Jury und dem Team des Kornhauses! Und ein riesengrosses Merci an meine Familie, meine Freunde und Freundinnen und all die Personen, die mich in den...


October 24, 2013

SELECTION PHOTO AWARD 2013 OF THE CANTON BERN

I cordially invite you to opening of «Selection Photo Award 2013 of the Canton Bern»:Thursday, October 24 3014 at 7pmat the Kornhaushforum in Bernwhere I will present three new works.Part of the show are Dorothée Baumann, Marion...


October 11, 2013

BLOW FLIES

Blow Flies has been co-curated by Danaé Panchaud, Nadine Wietlisbach and myself. The show at the Photoforum PasquArt includes seven artists who have been working on new ideas about the still life: Emile Barret, Vanessa Billy,...


July 25, 2013

LAGO FILM FEST

Widespread Exhibition shows works of mine in shop windows in the old town of Revine Lago in Italiy during the LAGO FILM FEST. Having my images exhibited during a Film Festival shows my close relation to movies, their aesthetics...


July 24, 2013

NUIT DES IMAGES at the Musée de l'Elysée

24 image/s is a projection of 24 photographs from 22 artists, all member of NEAR, the Swiss association for contemporary photography. On a formal or content-based level, the images form a narative. The viewer is floating from a...


April 26, 2013

NEAR BY NIGHT IN BERLIN SHOWS LUSTENBERGER

I am looking forward to seeing my works here in Berlin during the gallery weekend. There will be new works among the images that are going to be projected. NEAR BY NIGHT A Projection of photographs organised by  NEAR in...


April 04, 2013

FOTOSALON III: TOBIAS ZIELONY & BRIGITTE LUSTENBERGER

Young and talented photographer Lina Ruske not only shows her works at erstererster but invites people into her show to discuss different aspects of photography. I'll be talking to German photographer Tobias Zielony on April 4 at...


July 24, 2013

ON A PANEL WITH KATHLEEN BÜHLER KUNSTMUSEUM BERN

Kathleen Bühler, curator at the Kunstmuseum Bern talks with  Gregor Graf, Alain Jenzer and Brigitte Lustenberger about cultural exchange in form of residency awards at the Berner Stadtgalerie.Thursday, March 21, 2013 at...


March 07, 2013

LANDIS&GYR RESIDENCY: and then we take Berlin!!

Beginning of February me and my family moved to Berlin where we live and work for the next 6 months. Thanks to the Landis&Gyr Residency I have time to work and dwell very intensely on my projects, to discover history and...


February 07, 2013

STADTGALERIE BERN Mitbringsel

MITBRINGSEL brings together artists who have been on a residency in a foreign country. 2008 I spent half a year in Cairo and produced works that are shown at the Stadtgalerie im PROGR for the first time. To meet and work with...


December 05, 2012

CENTRE PASQUART, DIENSTGEBÄUDE AND KUNSTHAUS INTERLAKEN

As always over Xmas the art houses and museums focus on the local art scene. I am very excited to show two different group of works at the Art Museum Centre d'art in Bienne and at the Art Museum Interlaken. At the Dienstgebaeude...


October 25, 2012

SOIRÉE GRAPHIQUE – TSI NAN FU

Adeline Mollard's poster TSI-NAN-FU is a free comment about how the early film of 1900 was fascinated by hypnosis and its representation and how this practice can be considered as a metaphor for the film medium itself. Brigitte...


October 05, 2012

SOIRÉE GRAPHIQUE N°5 – Art meets Design

SOIRÉE GRAPHIQUE N°5 27 Artists – 27 Photographers – 4 Filmmakers – 5 Illustrators realized different Remakes of posters made by 28 Graphic designers!You are welcome to see all the remakes at the Kunsthalle Bern on Saturday or...


September 06, 2012

NEW BOARD MEMBER OF THE KUNSTHALLE BERN

I am very excited to be a new board member of the association of the Kunsthalle Bern. It will be my pleasure to engage myself for a nationally and internationally known institution. I replace the artist Gartentor as...


August 24, 2012

CENTRE PASQUART – A PROJECTION

The  Centre PasquArt is celebrating this coming saturday from 2pm to 2am. There is free entry to all the ongoing shows and a lot of cultural events are happening in and around the six institutions of the Center PasquArt....


July 12, 2012

ELIZA'S EATING ELEPHANTS AND HATES TO DRAW TREES. STORYTELLERS II at sic! Raum für Kunst

Nadine Wietlisbach has curated this group show around narrative positions in contemporary art including Liudvikas Buklys, Ane Hjort Guttu, Bettina Graf, Dominik Hodel, Lucie Kolb, Brigitte Lustenberger, Reto Leuthold und Tine...


June 21, 2012

NUIT DES IMAGES at the Musée de l'Elysée

I gladly invite you to NUIT DES IMAGES at the Musée de l'Elysée at Lausanne – the night of images. 40 projections with previously unreleased images of different photographers are shown in the museum's gardens. Art and photography...


June 14, 2012

NEW MEMBER OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE PHOTOFORUM PASQUART

Thank you for my election into the executive board of the Photoforum PasquArt in Bienne. I am looking forward to working together with all the other board members to keep up the very high level of this exhibition space devoted to...


May 23, 2012

NEAR BY NIGHT

The forth edition of  NEAR BY NIGHT will take place at the Zinéma with thirty artists and more than 400 images. Held twice a year by the association NEAR, these events are a unique opportunity to discover the latest...


March 27, 2012

THE NARRATIVE ELEMENT IN PHOTOGRAPHY at the Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren in Germany

I am very excited to have four images out of three work groups included in the group shot at the Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren in Germany!! The Narrative Element in Photography March 31 to July 1, 2012 Opening: March 30 at...


March 16, 2012

Images in the March-Issue of NEXT_38

NEXT is the monthly magazine of NEAR, a digital magazine of news concerning mainly contemporary photography in Switzerland. I am very proud to have my images published in the...


February 01, 2012

Show at Walter Keller Gallery extended

My Solo Show Previously on … at the Walter Keller Gallery in Zurich has been extended until the end of february. Walter Keller and Barbara Egli are looking forward to your visit. The images on display are from...


January 27, 2012

TV-Interview over 1000 Views!!!

The TV-Interview about my Solo Show in Strasbourg has had over 1000 views!! The interview was held in english with french subtitles. The Introduction is in french. The show included five of my series, shown in these most...


December 06, 2011

Solo Show at the Walter Keller Gallery in Zurich

I am thrilled to be back with new works at the Walter Keller Gallery: With her multi-layered body of works Previously on ...  artist Brigitte Lustenberger takes inspiration in Baroque paintings, in their imagery...


November 15, 2011

New catalog accompanies the show Première de Couv'

The collective Chambre à  Part from Strasbourg has published a wonderful catalog accompaning the group show Première de Couv'. The artists go back to books that had crucial influence on their works. Friedrich Dürrenmatt's The...


September 16, 2011

Honorable Mention at the IPA Photography Awards 2011

At the IPA International Photography Awards 2011 three images of mine got an Honorable Mention: Flowers X, Still Untitled 1 and It Stank.


August 30, 2011

Brigitte Lustenberger has been awarded with the prestigious Landis & Gyr Residency Award

I have been awarded by the foundation board of the Zuger Kulturstiftung Landis & Gyr with a residency award for Berlin in 2013. This is a big compliment - thank you very much!


July 12, 2011

UNEASY PLEASURE - Group show at the Red House in New York

UNEASY PLEASURE is a group show at the Red House including works of Meredith Allen, Sherry Griffin, William Lamson, Brigitte Lustenberger and Jim Ramer. Opening: Friday, July 15th 2011 from 6 to 9 pm Exhibition open from July...


July 06, 2011

FAMILY VALUE - Group Show at Michael Mazzeo Gallery in New York

I am very excited that three of my images from the series Previously on … are shown at the Michael Mazzeo Gallery in FAMILY VALUE. The group show presents observations and interpretations of contemporary family relationships. A...


June 05, 2011

PWP 35th Anniversary Photography Exhibition: Jury's Selection

The Jurors Elinor Carucci and Stephen Perloff have chosen my image I Am Watching You #1 from over 1000 submissions for the PWP 35th Anniversary Photography Exhibition. Opening: Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 6 to 8 The show runs from...


May 10, 2011

Red House Gallery - Group Show in New York

Aziz&Cucher, Brigitte Lustenberger, David Shull, Eli Ping and Lisa Biedlingmaier show works at the Red House Gallery Opening hours: May 21 to May 29, 2011, from 12am to 7pmOpening: Friday, May 20, 2011 from 6 to 9...


March 04, 2011

After Dark

I am showing a new group of works in After Dark, a group show curated by Natahlie Herschdorfer (Alt. + 1000 Festival de photographie de montagne, previously curator at the Musée de l'Elysée) - with the friendly support of pro...


January 24, 2011

Review in the Kunstbulletin 12/2010

Read the review on my solo show Gelenkte Blicke in the December issue of the art magazine Kunstbulletin:  www.kunstbulletin.ch


December 18, 2010

Group show at the Alpineum Produzentengalerie in Lucerne

Group show at the Alpineum in Lucerne

I'll show new work in the group show Copies and Quotes at the Alpineum Produzentengalerie in Lucerne. Dezember 19, 2010 - January 8, 2011. More information:www.alpineum.comwww.sic-raum.ch


August 20, 2010

SOLO SHOW: Gelenkte Blicke

Gelenkte Blicke

Brigitte Lustenberger's images seduce the spectator's gaze into a wonderful universe. Her visual language is closely related to art history. Images of alleged scenes of crime confuse us as they look so familiar to us. Our own...


June 01, 2010

inside out part II at the Kunsthalle Luzern

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Group Show at the Kunsthalle Lucerne from June 5 until July 11, 2010. In Previously on … Lustenberger works with three different genres: the portrait, the still life and the tableau vivant. She references Baroque paintings by...