After seven years working as a production assistant on a news programme for Swiss Television, Delphine Schacher, aged 29, began her training in photography in 2010 at the School of Applied Arts in Vevey. She recently got her post-diploma course of Higher Training in Photography at the same school.
Her work deals with human realities and difficulties through a series of projects that question the place of human beings in their geographic, historical and social environments, exploring themes such as prostitution, life in jail or the world of manual workers. For her, childhood memories also represent a vast field of exploration which has taken her to such places as her childhood home in the countryside, the Balkans, the German-speaking part of Switzerland or, more recently, Romania, following in this project in the footsteps of her father some twenty years later. By focusing on portraits, still lives or the details of everyday life, Delphine Schacher creates playful, moving, colorful images of ordinary reality.
Delphine Schacher aged today 33, now lives in Begnins (VD, Switzerland) and work between Geneva and Lausanne.
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