Jules Spinatsch

Jules Spinatsch (*1964, Switzerland) is one of the most successful Swiss artists, with group – and solo shows at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Tate Modern in London, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Kunsthaus Zurich and the Fotomuseum Winterthur, among others. Spinatsch's works can be found in notable collections like the Collection Pictet, the Annette and Peter Nobel Collection, the Swiss RE Art Collection, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and San Francisco, the Kunsthaus Zurich and Zug, the city and canton of Zurich, the Swiss Nationalbank and the Art Museum Grisons, to only name a few. His monographs like 'Temporary Discomfort' or 'Vienna MMIX' range among the most important photography publications of the last ten years.

Selected solo exhibitions since 2002


2016    
„Halbautomat – Endspiel with collateral booklet Vol. 2“ Galerie Luciano Fasciati, Chur, Switzerland


2015    
„Tableau d’Eclat“ Centre de la Photographie, Art Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland


2014    
„Asynchron – Zwischenstand“ Coalmine, Winterthur, Switzerland
„Jules Spinatsch“ SIM Galerie, Curitiba, Brasil


2013    
„Halbautomat“ Galerie Luciano Fasciati, Chur, Switzerland


2011    
„Vienna Mmix – Plan B“ Blancpain Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland


2010    
„Vienna Mmix – Circular Panorama“ Karlsplatz Wien, KöR, Vienna, Austria


2009    
„Alpenglühn um Mitternacht“ Fo.ku.s BTV Stadtforum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
„Flimmern, Schleifen – Hart an der Grenze“ Galerie Luciano Fasciati, Chur, Switzerland


2008
„Am Ende der Sehnsucht“ Kunsthaus Zug, Zug, Switzerland
„Eiszeit IV“ Blancpain Art Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland


2006    
„New York: New Photography 2006“ MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
„Snow Management – Olymp“ Galerie Luciano Fasciati, Chur, Switzerland


2003    
„Temporary Discomfort I-V“ Centre de la Photographie, Geneva, Switzerland
„Temporary Discomfort IV, Pulver Gut“ Kunstraum Walcheturm Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland



Selected group exhibitions


2017

„Autophoto. De 1900 à nos jours“ Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France

„Portraits sous Surveillance“ Musée national d'histoire et d'art, Luxembourg

„En Marche ! [Let's Walk]“ Valais Art Museum, Sion, Switzerland

„Albigna“ Capanna da l'Albigna, Bregaglia, Switzerland


2016    
„Camera (Auto–) Controlé“ La Triennale 50JPG, Centre de la Photographie, Geneva, Switzerland
„Das Fotobuch und seine Autoren“ Nationalbibliothek, Bern, Switzerland


2015    
„7 Places – 7 Precarious Fields: 7 New Works“ 6. Fotographie Festival, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen,Heidelberg, Germany
„Earth Effect“ Fotografia Europea Festival, Reggio Emilia, Italy


2014    
„Surface. Neue Fotografie aus der Schweiz“ Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland


2013    
„The Drone, Le Mois de la Photo“ Fonderie Darling, Montréal, Canada
„Adieu la Suisse“ Fotostiftung Schweiz, Winterthur und Montpellier, Switzerland


2012    
„New York: The Shaping of New Visions from 1910 to today“ The Museum of Modern Art, New York,USA
„Status. 24 Dokumente von heute“ Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland


2011    
„Real Venice“ Biennale di Venezia, Abbey San Giorgio Maggiore, Venedig, Italy
„Open Frame“ CRAC Centre Régional Art Contemporain Sête, France


2010    
„Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera since 1870“ Tate Modern, London, UK, SFMoMA,San Francisco, USA und Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
„Portrait and Power“ Palazzo Strozzi, Florenz, Italy


2009    
„Great Expectations. Photography looks at today’s bitter years“ Casino Luxembourg, Forumd’art, Luxembourg


2007    
„Spectacular City. Photographing the Future“ NAI Netherlands Architecture Insistut, Rotterdam, Niederlande und NRW Forum, Düsseldorf, Germany


2006    
„Fabre n’est pas venu“ Printemps du Septembre Toulouse, Toulouse, France
„Expanded Eye“ Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
„Click/Double Click“ Haus der Kunst, München, Deutschland und Palais de Beaux Arts, Bruxelles,Belgium



Selected publications


2014    
Vienna Mmix, Vol. 1+2, Scheidegger&Spiess
Snow Management Complex, JRP Ringier/Codax


2013/16    
Halbautomat – Semiautomatic Photography I+II


2009    
Jules Spinatsch, Kodoji Press


2007    
Highlights International, Kodoji Press


2006    
We Will Never Be So Close Again, Kodoji Press


2005    
Temporary Discomfort Chapter I–V, Lars Müller Publishers


2000    
Brand New Animals, Lars Müller Publishers



Selected awards


2014    
Swiss Art Award, Basel, Switzerland
Stadt Zurich Art Award, Zurich, Switzerland


2013    
UBS Cultural Foundation Art Award


2012    
DU–Magazin / Greenpeace Photo Award, Preis der Jury


2009    
Kanton Zurich Art Award, Zurich, Switzerland


2008    
Stadt Zurich Art Award, Zurich, Switzerland


2005    
Prix du Livre, best photography book 2005, Rencontre d’Arles, Arles, France


2004    
International BMW Photography Prize, Paris Photo, Paris, France
Swiss Art Award, Basel, Switzerland
Kanton Zurich Art Award, Zurich, Switzerland


2002    
Atelier London, Landis + Gyr, Zug, Switzerland