1957 born in Zermatt, Switzerland

1977-79 Studies of German and French Literature at the University of Zürich
1979-83 Studies of Photography at the Zürich Art School (ZHdK)

2022 Catalogue and group exhibition: The Kiosk as part of WIP-KINGE erzählt, nano art space, Zürich
2022 Exhibition It's raining in Tirana, Gallery Kriens
2021 Publication Shi bië në Tiranë in _957_ Independent Art Magazine, issue 119, Lucerne, Switzerland
2021 Exhibition A very private portrait exhibition Zürich, Switzerland
2021 Fotoinstallation and online exhibition New faces in Swiss Cinema at Solothurn Film Festival, Switzerland
2021 online exhibition The Whispering of Things at sichtbar.art, Switzerland
2021 Group exhibition K_rien/rein_S at Galerie Kriens , Kriens Switzerland
2020-22 Scholarship from the Landis & Gyr Foundation for the long-term project in the Albanian speaking region: Ëndërr! - Or the attempt to become an Albanian
2020 Photo installation HANDLING #1 TO #19 at the group exhibition WIP-KINGE, nano - raum für kunst , Zürich
2020 Group exhibition_957 100_TOWN-HO atB74 Raum für Kunst , Luzern
2020 Group exhibition for Stiftung Erbprozent Kultur, Galerie Stephan Witschi, Zürich
2020 Group exhibition RIVAPIANA. THE MOTEL (1972 – 2018), Dogo Residenz für neue Kunst, Lichtensteig
2019 Publication of Ricordare Rivapiana in analoge magazine Issue#8
2019 Group exhibition ARLES VOIES OFF with ConsArc Galleria
2019 Book The Whispering of Things - exerpts from a photography journal 2008 - 2016; edition Patrick Frey No 285 ( ISBN: 978-3-906803-85-2)
2019 solo exhibition The Lookout IV at espace Jörg Brockmann, Geneva
2019 group exhibition Room 105 at widmertheodoridis, Eschlikon, TG
2018 group exhibition Exhibition XXS
2018 Group exhibition On photography 03-Unusual Landscapesat OnArte, Piattaforma per L'Arte, Minusio. Photo installation "The Lookout III"
2018 Solo exhibition at Galeria Cons Arc, Chiasso. "Il Sussurrare delle Cose"
2018 Exhibition at widmertheodoridis, Eschlikon, TG. Photo installation "The Lookout II"
2018 Group Exhibition XL Exhibition XL by KulturRaum R57 anderswo. Foto installation The Lookout I
2017 Group Exhibition Selfie Mania in "Alten Fabrik", Rapperswil, curated by Alexandra Blättler
2017 Das Flüstern der Dinge - aus einem fotografischen Tagebuch 2008 - 2016; edition Patrick Frey Nr. 235 ( ISBN: 978-3-906803-35-7)
2015 Group exhibition Bildwelten_9 at R57 with Kisses from Wipkingen - 8 postcard from where I live
2015 Solo exhibition ...a photographic diary... at Rote Fabrik Zürich
2015 Solo exhibition Sprungturm 47°06‘48“ Nord, 9°16‘45“ Ost at Tanzhaus Zürich
2014 Contributions of the Artists, Symposium at ZHdK Zürich
2014 Group exhibition Bildwelten_8 at R57 with Rio Tinto I-III
2014 Group exhibition Me, myself and eye at Photobastei Zürich
2014 Solo exhibition 3m2 at Kunstraum R57, Zürich Switzerland
2013 Photo installation at “Solothurn Literary Days”, Switzerland
2012 Solo Exhibition Memory (Theaterhaus Gessnerallee)
2011 Photo project with portraits of film directors during the International Film Festival Fribourg (FIFF)
2010 Publication Movement of the photographic diary in the magazine „Cinema“
since 2009 Andromeda Film AG, Head of Postproduction
since 2008 Work on a photographic diary
2008 Curator of the film program „Global Love“ at the FIFF- Festival
2007 Curator of the film program „Images of Urban Life“ at the FIFF- Festival
2004-11 Member of the selective committee of the International Film Festival Fribourg (FIFF)
Since 2004 Development and realization of several programs for feature film project of young film makers:, Cine en Movimiento, Guadalajara Construye, Proimagenes Colombia and others
2003-09 Co-founder and programmer of the International Film Festival del Cine Pobre in Gibara, Cuba
since 2001 Directing workshops and seminaries on digital film making in USA, Latin America, Georgia, Syria, Europe and Switzerland.
since 1999 Post production for international feature films. Working with directors as Arturo Ripstein (Mexico), Goran Paskaljevic (Serbia), Fernando Solanas (Argentine), Hal Hartley (US), Avi Mograbi (Israel), José Luis Guerín (Spain), Isaki Lacuesta (Spain), Albert Serra (Spain), Peter Liechti (Switzerland), Tariq Teguia (Algeria) and many others.
1974 - 98 Film director and director of photography for cinema productions:

Films (Exempels)
1993-94 »da & dort«, documentary, 16mm, 83'
1986 »Kleine grosse Tagträume«, short, video, 15'
1984 »1 Lovesong«, experimental video, 12'
1983 - 84 »Schnittwunden«, Fiction, video, 75'
1982 »Gend-en-es«, experimental video, 15'
1981 »Keine Zeiten sich auszuruhen«, documentary, video, 35'
1980 »Züri brännt«, Experimental documentary, Blow-up 35 mm, 90'
1979 »Video uf de Gass«, documentary, video, 25',
1974 »Entstanden in Zusammenarbeit ...«, experimental film, S8, 10',