Photographer, Set Designer
Attila Janes is a Swiss photographer and set designer based in Bern. She studied visual arts and photography at the School of Visual Art in New York, then at the Zurich University of Arts (ZHdK) and obtained her Master in Fine Arts at the Institut Kunst in Basel. She also worked for several years as a graphic designer and art director. Attila Janes interfaces photography with surrealistic visual ideas and stories inspired by everyday life. Always on the lookout for unusual sculptures and unexpected mixtures, she collects colours, shapes and objects and put them in a new context in order to build something new. Her work has been recognized with numerous awards and has been the subject of individual and group exhibitions in Switzerland and around the world. She also collaborates with famous magazines and prestigious local and international brands.