Catherine Leutenegger (b. 1983) is a visual artist and photographer based in Switzerland.
BA and MA in Visual Communication / Photography with First Class Honours at University of Art and Design / ECAL
Her first monographical book titled Hors-champ revealing photographers’ workspaces, was published by Infolio through the Manor Cultural Award 2006 which includes a generous cash prize and an exhibition at the Musée de l'Elysée curated by William A. Ewing and Nathalie Herschdorfer.

The Manor Award established in 1982 by Philippe Nordmann represents one of the most prestigious acknowledgements of artistic merit and one of the most significant promotional instrument within the contemporary Swiss art scene.
Beside she is the recipient of several major fellowships including the Prix Culturel de la Photographie 2018 (Fondation Vaudoise pour la Culture), two Swiss Federal Design Grants (2006 and 2008); the Raymond Weil International Photography Prize (2008) and the BCV Encouragement Prize (2006). In 2007 she took part of an artist residency program in New York and started her project named Kodak City in Rochester. Her second monography was published by Kehrer Verlag in 2014 and looks at the demise of the once booming Kodak empire.
Throughout her recent body of work titled New Artificiality (2015-), Catherine Leutenegger investigates the current
potential and limits of 3D printing technology in numerous business sectors.
Leutenegger’s photographs have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions on the international
scene: Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki; Aperture Gallery, New York; Lianzhou Fotofestival; Museum
für Gestaltung, Zürich; Museum Bellerive, Zürich; Bieler Fototage, Biel; Fotomuseum, Winterthur; Athens Photo
Festival, Benaki Museum, Greece; Carla Sozzani Gallery, Milan; Head On Photofestival, Sydney; Le Petit Palais,
Her work is in the collections of several public and private institutions, including :
Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne; MAST Foundation Collection, Bologna; Musée Nicéphore-Niépce, Chalon-sur-Saône; BCV Art Collection, Lausanne; Banque Piguet-Galland; Maus Frères Holding and Raymond Weil, Geneva.
Catherine Leutenegger is represented by The Photographers Agency and she's a member of near. swiss association for contemporary photography.
For any request please contact:
CATHERINE LEUTENEGGER 4, Avenue Cécil | CH -1007 Lausanne Switzerland | +41 76 495 30 04 |

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