visual artist, curator, director of Photobooks Switzerland.
Based in Geneva(CH) & the Hague (NL).
mail : mitukoanast(at)gmail.com
phone : (+41)79 957 40 23
2019-2021 Master Photography & Society at KABK, the Hague, Netherlands. 2015-2018 Bachelor in photography at école cantonale d'art de Lausanne, Switzerland.
2014-2015 Propédeutique year in photography at école cantonale d'art de Lausanne, Switzerland.
exhibitions & other
2019 “Project Iceworm” at the exhibition space on the “Book’s Lovers Shelf”, Camera Austria, Graz, AU. 2019“Project Iceworm” at the Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2019, in Lodz, PL.
2019 “Project Iceworm” at the Festival Circulations édition 2019, in Paris at the Cent-Quatre, FR.
2019 “Blurring the Lines” collective exhibition with “Project Iceworm” at HKU, Utrecht, NL.
2019 “En la linea del fuego” in a collective exhibition at “L’image sans nom” in Liège, BE.
2019 “Project Iceworm” solo show curated by Thomas Seelig. “6½ Wochen” at the Museum Folkwang Essen, GER. 2018 “Selection/Auswahl 2018” with the “Project Iceworm”, Price of the Photoforum Pasquart, Bienne, CH. 2018 “Blurring the Lines” exhibition curated by Steve Bisson and Lisanne Van Happen with the “Project Iceworm” photography art fair in Paris, FR. 2018 VFG Young Talents Price with “Find a way or make one”, Galery Uno Art Space, Stuttgart, GER.
2018Projection of "Find a way or make one" at the Internationnal Photographic Biennale in Liège (BIP), BE.
2018 VFG Young Talents Price with “Find a way or make one”, Galery ELAC, Lausanne, CH.
2018Plat(t)form 2018. Fotomuseum, Winterthour, CH. 2017 “Novembre Magazine x écal” at the Paris Photo off program. Espace Canal Saint Martin, Paris, FR.
2017 VFG Young Talents Price with “Find a way or make one”, Oslo 8, Basel, CH.
2017 VFG Young Talents Price with “Find a way or make one”, Photobastei, Zurich, CH. 2016 Biennale Vevey Images, Switzerland. Collective projet "PhotoJukeBox" curated by Stefano Stoll & Milo Keller, Vevey, CH. 2016 “Half-Time” exhibition, ECAL, Renens, CH.
2014 Rencontres d'Arles, France. A collective projet of Raymond Depardon "Dead Monuments", FR.
2019 Winner of the photography grant for the documentary (FMAC) by the City of Geneva, Switzerland.
2019 Nominated for the f/12.2 project scholarship DZ BANK Art Collection, Germany.
2019 Nominated for the C/O Berlin TALENT AWARD, Germany. 2019 Nominated with the “Project Iceworm” for the Grand Prix Fotofestiwal in Lodz, Poland.
2018 Support of ProHelvetia for the Young Photography. Winner of “Blurring the Lines”, FR.
2018 Finalist of the Photoforum Pasquart Price with the “Project Iceworm”, Bienne, Switzerland.
2018 Winner of the Landskrona Residency, Sweden. 2018 Shortlisted with the book “Project Iceworm” for the UNSEEN DUMMY AWARD at Amsterdam Neetherlands. 2018 Best portfolio review at Plat(t)form Winterthur, Fotomuseum, Winterthour, CH. 2018 Finalist of the Liege Photobook festival, dummy category with the book "En la linea del fuego", Belgium. 2017 Price for Young Swiss Photographers VFG in photography with “Find a way or make one”, finalist, Switzerland. 2016 Fondation Barrière of Montreux price for talent & creativity, Switzerland.
2019 Interview for UNSEEN Platform with Daria Tuminas (read here). 2019 Publication in Numéro (read here). 2018 Radio interview at the WDR radio station with Peter Backhof in German (listen here). 2018 Video interview by the Folkwand Museum, Essen, Germany in English (view here). 2018 Interview “Geheimprojekt „Iceworm“ und die Folgen” by Peter Backhof for the Deutschlandfunk (read here) in German.
2018 Catalog : “Project Iceworm”, for the Folkwang Museum, texts by Hester Keijser and Thomas Seelig.
2018 Book : “Blurring the lines” - Urbanautica Institute, 1st Edition (order here). 2018 Book : “ Project Iceworm” , selfpublished.
2017 Novembre Magazine, special issue (order here).
2017 Journal/dummy “En la Linea del Fuego”, selfpublished. 2017 “VFG 21”, Catalog of 21th Young Swiss Photography Price.
2016 “ECAL Année Propédeutique”, éditions ECAL.
2018 Fotomuseum Winterthour, Plat(t)form, online porfolio. (link) 2017 IT'S NICE THAT "Novembre x ECAL explores contemporary attitude towards the body and beauty"
by Ruby Boddington (link). 2017 VFG Young Talents Archives (link). 2016 Novembre Magazine, Still life photography (link).
2019 UNESCO, Courier International (link) 2018 Mathias Pfund, artist (link) 2018 Giulio Baresi, media interactional designer (link). 2016-2017 Yen Hao Chu, industrial designer (link). 2017 Sumegha Mantri, industrial designer (link). 2017 Geneva Camerata, live shots for caritative concerts (link).