Brigitte Lustenberger (b. 1969, Switzerland) studied at Zurich University and received her MA in Social and Photo History in 1996. In the following years, she established herself as and fine art photographer. She received her MFA in Fine Art Photography and Related Media at Parsons School of Design in 2007. She had solo shows at the Museée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, at Walter Keller’s Scalo Gallery in Zurich and New York and at Photoforum PasquArt in Bienne. Her works have been part of group shows in the Kunsthalle Bern, Kunsthalle Luzern, Art Cologne, and Centro Internationale de Fotografia in Milan. She was awarded the Grand Prize Winner PDNedu, the Golden Light Award, Shots/Corbis Student Photographer of the Year, Prix de Photoforum PasquArt, The Photo Review Competition, Selection Voies Off at Arles, and others. She received fellowships for Cairo and Maloja and was awarded with the prestigious swiss Landis & Gyr Residency in 2013. In the same year, she was awarded for the second time (after 2002) the Photo Award of the Canton Bern.