Ester Vonplon

The Netherlands, Amsterdam Kahmann Gallery

Ester Vonplon (Switzerland) is a former professional snowboarder and skater. The story goes that she bought her first camera on a flea market and it was her self-taught steps that fatefully led her to Berlin where she learned the art of photography at the Schiffbauerdamm. She graduated in 2007.

Ester first shook the art world in 2009 when she won the Swiss Photo Award and in the same year also won a grant from Aargauer Kuratorium. In 2011 she was featured in Foam Magazine’s talent issue and this year she is represented by Galerie VU’ in Paris which is also hosting her solo show which runs until August 8th. Ester also makes beautiful books and has just had her first one published. “Cudesch da visitas” has been published by B. Frank books.