Simon Tanner


Simon Tanner (*1983, Berne) lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland. After his studies of history and politics at the University of Berne he completed a degree course in editorial photography at the Swiss School of Journalism MAZ in Lucerne. Besides the work as a staff photographer for the Swiss daily newspaper NZZ (Neue Zürcher Zeitung) he pursues his own projects. In the year 2012, Prize winner at Swiss Photo Award and Prize winner at Swiss Press Photo 12, Zurich. Nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass 2011 and 2014. Since 2017 Lecturer at F+F School for Art and Media Design and President of vfg Association for creative photographers in Zurich.

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