Timeline

1959
Born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
1983
Started photographing New York at night
1986
BA degree, Université de Genève, Switzerland
1987–1991
Lives and works in New York, collaborations with HARPER’S BAZAAR, VANITY FAIR, DETAILS, SPLASH, SPORTSWEAR, etc.
Lives and works in Paris, France

Exhibitions

2013
Lustres & Lamées, Galerie Esther Woerdehoff, Paris, France
2012
Projection de Leaves, Nuit de la Photo, Biennale au Musée des Beaux-Arts de La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
2011
Leaves Wandering Days, Schwartzenbach Weinbau, Zürich, Switzerland / galerie NeC, Paris, France (solo)
2010
Sexy X-mas, Galerie Andata/Ritorno, Genève, Switzerland
2010
Queens Shuffle, galerie NeC, Paris, France
2009
Balnéaire, galerie NeC, Paris, France
2008
Darkside: Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
2008
Lustre Fetish Nights, galerie NeC, Paris, France (solo)
2007
Projection de Lustre Fetish Nights au Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland (solo)
1994
Lustre, Fondation Ebel à « la Villa Turque » de Le Corbusier, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland (solo)
1994
Exposition évènement aux Bains Douches, Paris, France (solo)
1991
Lustre, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland (solo)
1991
Die Schweiz anderes sehen, Musée d’Art de Fribourg, France
1989
In the Swim, Staley+Wise Gallery, New York, USA
1989
Images of Illusion, An Exhibition of Contemporary Fashion Photography, Staley+Wise Gallery, New York, USA
1986
City Limes, Halle Sud, Genève, Switzerland (solo)
1986
Exposition Galerie Andata/Ritorno, Genève, Switzerland (solo)
1985
Le tout Genève en cartes postales, galerie Comestible, Genève, Switzerland (solo)
1978
A propos de La-Chaux-de-Fonds, galerie La Plume, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland (solo)

Public Collections

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, France
Fondation Suisse pour la photographie, Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland
Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland

Literature

2008
Fetish Dreams, Skylight, Zürich (publication collective)
2008
Darkside : Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed, Steidl, Eidelberg (publication collective)
2008
Lustre Fetish Nights (livre-DVD), LLeditions, Genève (publication personnelle)
2001
Femmes, Carlton Books, Londres (publication collective)
2001
Love, Lust & Desire, Carlton Books, Londres (publication collective)
2000
Venus, Carlton Books, Londres (publication collective)
1999
Love & Desire, Thames and Hudson publishers, Londres (publication collective)
1999
Fetish, Calton Books, Londres (publication collective)
1994
Lustre. La vie nocturne des années 80. Editions Benteli, Berne (publication personnelle)
1991
Die Schweiz anders sehen, Editions Benteli, Berne (publication collective)