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Maya Rochat (CH)

Artist

Maya Rochat (1985, CH) is a visual artist working in the fields of photography, painting, video, performance and installation. She has developed a strong reputation as an experimental emerging Swiss artist, exhibiting in Switzerland and internationally, including her participation in the Tate Modern exhibition ‘the Shape of Light: 100 years of Photography and abstract art’ (2018). Her works are presented in diverse institutions of great significance such as Palais de tokyo, Kunsthaus Langenthal, centre d’art contemporain Genève, Quartier Général de la Chaux de Fond, Gessnerallee or FOTOMUSEUM Winterthur. She performed at the tate modern's South Tank, theater Arsenic, Musée des abattoirs de Toulouse, theater Südpol and centre culturel suisse (nuit blanche). Maya Rochat is a laureate of ETH Kunstambau 2020, the Prix Mobilière 2019, the Fondation Leenaards Grant 2018 and the Abraham Hermanjat Grant 2017.


Maya Rochat published various artists books such as “LIVING IN A PAINTING” (2019) by La Mobilière & ciao Press, “A ROCK IS A RIVER” (2017) by Self Publish, Be happy, “Crystal Clear” (2015) by Editions Patrick Frey and “A Plastic Tool” (2014) and “Vote for me” (2012) by Meta/Books. Maya Rochat’s works are regularly published by international press, such as Le temps, Friday, 24 heures, tagesanzeiger, Aperture, Studio mag and YET magazine.

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