Nadine Wietlisbach.

Nadine Wietlisbach Named Director of Switzerland’s Fotomuseum Winterthur

Nadine Wietlisbach will join Switzerland’s Fotomuseum Winterthur as director in January 2018, reports Monopol. Elected by the board of trustees, Wietlisbach is currently the director and curator at Photoforum Pasquart in Biel, Switzerland. She will succeed the Fotomuseum’s current director, Thomas Seelig, who will stay on as a curator.

Previously, Wietlisbach was curator and deputy director at the Nidwaldner Museum in Stans and director of the independent art space sic! Raum für Kunst (sic! Room for Art) in Luzern, which she cofounded and ran along with students of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences, Design & Art, from 2007 to 2015. Wietlisbach also teaches, and her writings on contemporary art and photography has appeared in a number of publications. In 2015, the country’s Federal Office of Culture awarded her the Swiss Art Award for her achievements as a curator and critic.

Established in 1993, the Fotomuseum Winterthur functions as an exhibition space and gathering place for the discussion of photography.