About David Favrod

Born in Kobe, Japan
Lives and works in Switzerland and Spain

Solo exhibitions

"HIKARI" "Talents 2014" C/O Berlin, Amerika Haus, Berlin, Germany (with catalogue) (upcoming)

"HIKARI" Encontros da Imagen, Boavista Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal (with catalogue) (upcoming)
"HIKARI" Les Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie d'Arles, Voies Off gallery, Arles, France

"HIKARI" Stephan Witschi Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
"GAIJIN" Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, United States
"GAIJIN" La Petite Poule Noire, Paris, France

"GAIJIN" John Schmid Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
"GAIJIN" Crochetan Gallery, Monthey, Switzerland

"GAIJIN" Aperture Foundation, New York, United States
"GAIJIN" Athens Photo Festival 2011. The Hellenic Centre for Photography, Athens, Greece (with catalogue)
"GAIJIN" Fotografia Festival 2011: Motherland. The Pastificio Cerere Foundation, Rome, Italy (with catalogue)
"GAIJIN" Stimultania Gallery, Strasbourg, France


"HIKARI" Tokyo International Photography Competition 2014, Berlin, Germany (upcoming)
"Die Neue Generation" Manoir de Martigny, Martigny, Switzerland (upcoming)

"Rituels" Ferme-Asile, Sion, Switzerland (with catalogue) (upcoming)
"Die Neue Generation" Schützenläube, Viège, Switzerland (upcoming)
"Beyond" Quad Gallery, Derby, UK
"Renaissance Photography Prize" Getty Image Gallery, London, UK (with catalogue)
"HIKARI" Mt.Rokko International Photo Festival, Kobe, Japan (with catalogue)
"HIKARI" Tokyo International Photography Competition 2014, United Photo industries HQ, New-York, United States
"HIKARI" Tokyo International Photography Competition 2014, 72 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Photography Is Personal" slide show curated by Arko Datto, Obscura Festival, Malaysia
"ReGeneration2 : Tomorrow's Photographers Today" Landskrona Museum, Landskrona, Sweden (with catalogue) (upcoming)
"ReGeneration2 : Tomorrow's Photographers Today" Museum of Fine Arts, Yekaterinburg, Russia (with catalogue) (upcoming)
"Finalists Voies Off 2014" slide show, Voies Off Festival, Arles, France
"Lens Culture Exposure Awards 2013" slide show, Voies Off Festival, Arles, France
"Fotofestiwal 2014" slide show, Voies Off Festival, Arles, France
"Fotofestiwal 2014" slide show, PhotoIrland Festival, Dublin, Irland
"Raconte-moi" Ferme de la Chapelle Gallery, Lancy, Switzerland
"Fotofestiwal 2014" Art Inkubator, Lodz, Poland (with catalogue)
"International Emerging Artist Award" Media One Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
"Hikari" Kolga Tbilisi Photo Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia (with catalogue)
"Material Self: Performing the Other Within" Scotiabank CONTACT photography festival, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art / MOCCA, Toronto, Canada (with catalogue)
"Critical Mass 2013", Houston Center for Photography, Houston, USA (upcoming)
"Critical Mass 2013", Corden/Potts Gallery, San Francisco, USA
"Lens Culture Exposure Award 2013", London College of Communication Gallery, London, UK
"ECAL Photography", 10 Corso Como, Shanghai, China (with catalogue)
"Do you speak touriste? Quand les photographes décodent le cliché", Pully Art Museum, Switzerland (with catalogue)
"GAIJIN" slide show curated by Louise Clements, Festival Circulations, Paris, France
"ECAL Photography", Carla Sozzani Gallery, Milan, Italy (with catalogue)

«ECAL Photography» ELAC Gallery, Renens, Switzerland
«ECAL Photography» Azzedine Alaïa Gallery, Paris, France
«Gaijin» slide show, Mt.Rokko International Photo Festival, Kobe, Japan (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2 : Tomorrow’s Photographers Today» Rosphoto, Saint-Petersburg, Russia (with catalogue)
«The Flood Wall» slide show, Biennale de la photographie de Mulhouse, France
«Swiss Design Awards 2013» Art Basel / Design Miami 2013, Basel, Switzerland (with catalogue)
«Gaijin» 28e Festival International de mode et de photographie , Villa Noailles, Hyères, France (with catalogue)
«There are more things» Exp/Exposure 12 Gallery, Berlin, Germany
«Hey, Hot Shot 2012» Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, USA
«ReGeneration2» Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, USA (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2» Devos Art Museum, Marquette, Michigan, USA (with catalogue)

«Open Call 2012» GuatePhoto Festival 2012, Guatemala City, Guatemala
«THE YOUTH CODE! : Juvenilia Photogaphica» curated by Nathalie Herschdorfer, Daegu Photo Biennale 2012, Daegu, South Korea (with catalogue)
«Made in...» Musée d’art du Valais, Sion, Switzerland
«The Flood Wall» Exp12/Exposure 12 Gallery, slide show, Berlin, Germany
«Obsessions» curated by Nathalie Herschdorfer, La Filature, Mulhouse, France

«Regards Contemporains» curated by Aperture Foundation, at MontBlanc, Paris, France
«TET A TET 2» EX-EPA, Vevey, Switzerland (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2» Azzedine Alaïa Gallery, Paris, France (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2» Caochangdi PhotoSpring Festival, Beijing, China (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2» Aperture Foundation, New York, USA (with catalogue)

«Eden Roc» Museum of Bagnes, Bagnes, Switzerland (with catalogue)
«Swiss Design Awards 2010» Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, Switzerland (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2» Centre Gallery, Miami Dade College, Miami, USA (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2» Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italia (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2» Flash Forward Festival, Toronto, Canada (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2» Michaelis Galleries, Cap Town, South Africa (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2» Les Rencontres d’Arles, France (with catalogue)
«ReGeneration2» Elysée Museum, Lausanne, Switzerland (with catalogue)
«JungKunst 2010» City Halle, Winterthur, Switzerland (with catalogue)
«International Photography Award - Best Of Show», SplashLight Studios, New York, USA
«La Montagne de Verre» Mauvoisin, Switzerland «C/D/DC» 22bis Gallery, Vevey, Switzerland

«Viewbook photostory winners» at the Kahmann Gallery, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
«Work in Progress 2009» «les rencontres internationales de la photographie», Arles, France
«Kantonale Schaffensbeiträge im Bereich visuelle Kunst un Design», Zur Matze Gallery, Brig, Switzerland
«International Talent Support, ITS8», Trieste, Italy


Winner «Art Pro 2014», Sion, Switzerland
Winner «Talents 2014», C/O Berlin, Germany
Winner «Grand Prix Fotofestiwal 2014», Lodz, Poland
Finalist «Voies Off 2014», Arles, France
Winner «Lens Culture Exposure Awards 2013» USA
Winner «Project Launch Award 2013» Center, Santa Fe, USA
Selected «28e Festival International de mode et photo 2013», Hyères, France
Selected «Critical Mass 2013» USA
Selected «Swiss Design Award 2013», Bern, Switzerland
Finalist «Burn Magazine's Emerging Photographer Fund 2013»
Finalist «Cord prize 2013» London, UK
Finalist «EWZ 2013» Zurich, Switzerland
Selected «Hey, Hot Shot 2012», New-York, USA
Selected «Plat(t)form 2011», Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Selected «Wallpaper* Graduate directory 2011», London, UK
Winner «Aperture Portfolio Prize 2010», New-York, USA
Winner «Swiss Design Award 2010», Bern, Switzerland
Selected «Regeneration2: Today's Photographers Tomorrow», Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
Winner «International Viewbook PhotoStory 2009», Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Winner «Work in Progress 2009», Les rencontres de la photographie Arles, France
Winner «Prix de Soutien à la Création 2009», Sion, Switzerland
Selected «Wallpaper* Graduate directory 2009», London, UK
Selected «International Talent Support, ITS8», Trieste, Italy


MACRO Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Roma, Italy
Michaelis Galleries, Cap Town, South Africa
Elysee Museum, Lausanne, Switzerland
City of Winterthur, Switzerland
Luciano Benetton Collection
Centre Pompidou, France (library)
Fotostiftung Schweiz, Switzerland (library)


Omoide Poroporo, Kodoji Press, ISBN 978–3–03747–019–0

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